Latest George Mason University Stories

2009-12-23 13:41:57

The solar system is passing through an interstellar cloud that physics says should not exist.

2009-11-11 08:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pragmatics, Inc. today announced that Dr. Long and Kimmy Nguyen have made a $5 million donation to George Mason University (GMU).

2009-10-17 09:43:47

Worried about climate change and want to learn more? You probably aren't watching television then.

2009-09-01 16:40:00

With good directions, anyone can find the right path. That's what George Mason University Professor Nicole Darnall is hoping with her new report that gives clear guidelines on how the government can help businesses "go green" and how being green will even help companies financially in the long-run.

2009-08-03 15:18:18

About half of the car trips in the U.S. are less than five miles—a distance easily navigated by walking or cycling.

2009-05-07 17:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) 2008 Performance and Accountability Report ranked second amongst the largest federal agencies according to a report issued by the Mercatus Center of George Mason University.

2009-05-06 08:23:00

Former Landmark Systems Founder And CEO Joins Market Leader In Online Tutoring WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SMARTHINKING, Inc. (www.smarthinking.com), the market leader in providing online tutoring and academic support to students, has announced that Katherine K.

2009-03-13 12:26:31

With Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and high school and college graduations upcoming, there will be plenty of gift-giving and well wishes. When those start pouring in, let yourself be grateful

2009-03-12 15:07:00

LORTON, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Lorton Arts Foundation today announced the appointment of Sharon Mason as Executive Director of the Workhouse Arts Center, citing Mason's experience as an artist and business owner as factors for their selection. The Workhouse Arts Center provides essential visual and performing arts studio and exhibition space as well as engaging arts education programs for people of all ages and artistic abilities.

2009-01-29 13:19:00

Mercatus Center study shows infrastructure spending won't drive recovery. ARLINGTON, Va., Jan.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.