Mercatus Center
Building an Economic Powerhouse

Mason is known for its economists and that is no accident. For years, the Mercatus Center has been supporting the cultivation of great thinkers.

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"Alumni Weeknd 2014"
Mason Proud

The Mason Nation gathers for Alumni Weekend 2014.

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Cultivating Bright Ideas

Entrepreneurship is one of Mason’s hallmarks, and there is no shortage of students looking to start something.

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Q&A with David M. Rubenstein

The Carlyle Group co-founder urges graduates to embrace change, be useful, and experiment.

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Mason’s first K-9 officer Lucy
Lucy Joins University Police as First K-9 Officer

The newest member of the George Mason University Police Department hails from England, enjoys a vigorous scratch behind her ears, and has the best nose on the force.

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Econ Actor

Mason Alumnus Plays Edgar Allan Poe in New Play

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First it was law, then economics, and now, six years after graduation, Elliott Kashner has turned his attention to acting and is finding success. Kashner is the title character in Molotov Theatre Group’s production of Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe, which opened Nov. 6 in Washington, D.C., and runs through Dec. 7. The York, Penn.,…

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S. David Wu

Lehigh Engineering Dean Named New Provost

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George Mason University has chosen S. David Wu, the dean of a prestigious engineering college, to be its next provost and executive vice president. He started his new job on July 1.

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Karina Korostelina

Identity and Power in Ukraine

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At the time of the publication of Mason professor Karina Korostelina’s book, Constructing the Narratives of Identity and Power: Self-Imagination in a Young Ukrainian Nation (Lexington Books, 2013), Ukraine had stepped to the forefront of the world’s news as the power struggle between the country, independent since the early 1990s, and Russia’s subsequent usurpation of Crimea grew violently hostile.

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