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Nobel-winning economist Buchanan dies in Va. at 93

Nobel laureate James M. Buchanan Jr., whose theories explored the political world through the same hard lens applied to economics, has died in Blacksburg, Va.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:02pm EST

Tags: James M. Buchanan, political theory, economics,

Poland, South Florida defeat George Mason 61-57

Jawanza Poland scored 16 points as South Florida beat George Mason 61-57 Saturday night in a game that saw a scary injury involving Bulls' point guard Anthony Collins.

Saturday - 12/29/2012, 11:55pm EST

Tags: NCAA basketball

Northern Iowa beats George Mason 82-77 in OT

Marc Sonnen connected on seven 3-pointers and had 21 points to lead Northern Iowa to an 82-77 overtime victory over George Mason, snapping Patriots' 14-game home winning streak.

Saturday - 12/08/2012, 10:53pm EST

Tags: NCAA basketball

Local jobs a casualty if Congress fails to act

If Congress fails to strike a budget deal before year's end and the nation falls over the "fiscal cliff," the cost in local jobs is projected to be enormous.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 02:16pm EST

Tags: fiscal cliff, Stephen Fuller, Dominic Chu, Megan Cloherty,

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Wildlife agency joins Smithsonian on conservation work

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is joining an educational partnership between the Smithsonian and George Mason University to provide hands-on instruction in conservation work.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

Increase in drug-related arrests at GMU attributed to concerts

On a local college campus, drug arrests have increased tenfold over the past three years.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 09:52am EDT

Tags: drugs, concerts

Region could see 'devastating recession' with sequestration

If federal budget cuts automatically take place in January, the Washington region could see lose about 65,000 federal jobs and 96,000 federal contractor positions, according to Stephen Fuller, director for the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 02:49pm EDT

Tags: darci marchese, sequestration, federal budget, Stephen Fuller,

Easier way to detect Lyme disease may be on horizon

Lyme disease is expected to be more prevalent this summer because of the warm winter, but doctors say diagnosing the disease remains difficult.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 04:34am EDT

Tags: lyme disease, Amy Hunter, Dr. Donald Poretz, Georgetown University,

Va. study makes economic case for renewable energy

Pursuing a portfolio of renewable power sources such as solar, biomass and wind power to satisfy Virginia's energy appetite through 2035 would create tens of thousands more jobs than relying on either coal or natural gas, a George Mason University study concludes.

Wednesday - 04/25/2012, 04:51pm EDT

Tags: solar energy, wind energy

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