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Researchers unlock the protein puzzle

By using brightly hued dyes, George Mason University researchers discovered an innovative way to reveal where proteins touch each other, possibly leading to new treatments for cancer, arthritis, heart disease and even lung disease.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

University of Kansas

Dole Institute releases Oral History Project online

Concluding the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics 10th anniversary year, the Dole Institute celebrates the official online release of The Dole Institute Oral History Project, a collection of interviews documenting the life and career of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole.


The Washington Post

Netanyahu calls for immediate U.S.-Al Qaeda ceasefire

Here's a transcript of Netanyahu's remarks yesterday: "As I've said many times, the United States has a right to defend itself against terrorist attacks from Al Qaeda.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News


Virginia Humanities Projects Receive Grants

The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.


Related Topix: Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Hundreds of 2nd-graders in Prince George's County attend new summer school program

A new, free summer school program in Prince George's County is designed to teach the fundamentals of reading and math for incoming second-graders who are reading below grade level.


Related Topix: Bowie, MD, Education Etc.

George Mason University on 'Great Colleges to Work For' List

If you spot folks smiling on the campus at George Mason University, it might just be the staff.


Daily Kos

Study finds Republicans "Pants on Fire"

In spite of their own poor record for fabrication, Republicans are calling out Obama and Democrats for lying.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Post

10 things retirement communities won't tell you

Active-adult communities, assisted-living facilities, continuing-care retirement communities - that's just the tip of the jargon iceberg for places people 55 and over might spend their golden years.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Medicine, Nursing, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Washington Post

Attempted pogrom thwarted by Jewish self-defense groups

This sounds like a headline from Tzarist Russia in 1910, but in fact it was last week in Paris .


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Education

The Arizona Republic

Arizona's economy lifted by government spending

Arizona's economy lifted by government spending Though many may not like it, government spending gives Arizona's economy an outsized lift.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The News Item

George Mason University

Nicole Wert, of Ashburn, Va., earned her Master of Science at George Mason University with a concentration in curriculum and instruction, teacher leadership with a 3.9 grade-point average.


Related Topix: Ashburn, VA

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Bob Lavine

Deep, resonant, mature baritone voice from experienced educator and health professional who has produced and narrated educational videos.


Related Topix: George Washington University, University of Chicago

Roll Call

Legal Scholars Sweeten Congressional Briefings With Smoked Meats

The savviest minds at the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University's School of Law know that it's easier to catch more flies with honey than with vinegar - or Hill Country BBQ, as the case may be.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q

The Washington Post

What the debate over tenure for public school teachers misses

It seems like in most jurisdictions, teachers get a pension if they stay at their job for thirty years.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News

Loudoun Times

Academies empower Loudoun teachers

Sterling Elementary teacher Kate Henretty asks senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner a question.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tim Kaine, Virginia, Virginia Government

Fauquier teachers participate in state-wide excellence program

Two Fauquier County teachers are participating in the inaugural year of the highly selective Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching professional development program.


Related Topix: Fauquier County, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Washington Post claims to offer short but definitive analysis, but wona t correct its authors blatant errors.

In 1929, a mob of Hebron's native Arabs attacked the newcomers." I responded: No, they would not tell you that Jews began moving to Hebron as part of the Zionist movement.


Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Arlington, VA, Sports

Potomac Local

Principi: New Investment, Construction Abound in Woodbridge

Since I took office in 2008, we have worked together to transform our community and create what I call a New Woodbridge - a smart growth community that attracts high-paying jobs, reduces traffic congestion, and preserves residential neighborhoods.


Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, US National Parks, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

Ashland Times-Gazette

Campus News

Kyle McBride, a graduate of Crestview High School and Ashland University, graduated May 17 from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, with a Master of Special Education degree.


Related Topix: Ashland University, Fairfax, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Patrick MacQueen joins Combs Law Group

Patrick MacQueen joins Combs Law Group Combs Law Group adds real estate attorney Patrick MacQueen Check out this story on Patrick R. MacQueen joined Combs Law Group in Phoenix.


Related Topix: Estate Planning, Personal Finance, University of Detroit Mercy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Washburn University, University of San Diego