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Archive for January, 2010

Win Primo Homecoming Tickets!

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on January 26th, 2010

Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason are the state’s largest colleges. In anticipation of the men’s basketball match-up on February 9th, the two schools are engaging in a little friendly competition to see who can net the most new fans for their respective facebook pages.

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DC Art Show Features Mason Alums

by Mason Spirit contributor on January 21st, 2010

Call + Response, a gallery show pairing local artists and writers, opens this weekend at the Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington, DC. The show features many Mason MFA alums, including Joe Hall, MFA ’08; Danika Stegeman, MFA ’09; Eleanor Graves, MFA ’06; Mike Scalise, MFA ’08; Wade Fletcher, BA English ’04, MFA ’08; and Casey Wiley, MFA…

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Mason Alum Leads Aid Efforts to Haiti

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on January 15th, 2010

A graduate of the School of Public Policy (SPP) is helping to lead US military aid efforts to the earthquake-stricken country of Haiti. Bruce Lindsey, captain of the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier, is currently heading down to the island country by way of Florida. Lindsey received his PhD from SPP in 2005.

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Resident Pirate Expert Makes Best-of-2009 Lists

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on January 8th, 2010

Peter Leeson, MA, PhD Economics ’05, isn’t your typical economist. The BB&T Professor for the Study of Capitalism at Mason’s Mercatus Center, Leeson applies economic principles to quirky subjects, from UFO and Bigfoot sightings to the capitalism of pirates. And people are taking notice of his unorthodox and intriguing research topics.

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