Leadership program offered

...Conference is modeled after a successful event held for the past seven years by the West Point Society of DC at George Mason University. This event, held by the West Point Society of Aiken-Augusta, will be a first for this area.At the conference...

Not your usual witnesses: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke set to testify in ex-AIG chief's lawsuit

...their past comments about AIG to trap them in an inconsistency, said Hester Peirce, a senior research fellow at George Mason University and former Senate Banking Committee staffer."They are in a pretty difficult position because they might have...

New York Fed study says a college degree is still a good investment, despite high costs

...graduate Katie-Beth Vornberger thinks her degree will eventually pay off. The 24-year-old graduated from George Mason University in May with $20,000 in debt, even though she worked part-time to help pay for some of the tuition.She's...

Peach Belt Conference forum addresses violence and sex assault

...administrators who met Monday at the Holiday Inn off Jimmie Dyess Parkway. They listened to Dr. Debbie Wilson, of George Mason University. She is the primary author of the new NCAA policy regarding sexual assault and interpersonal violence.Peach...

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posts net gain for second quarter

...subtracting dividend payments, according to the government.Anthony Sanders, a real estate finance professor at George Mason University, said stable prices have reduced Fannie and Freddie's losses on mortgages. But he doubts either Freddie Mac...


...County, has been chosen as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University June 23-28. She will join 250 students from across the country to study leadership in environmental science and...

Economist pans Ga. transportation tax

...the Savannah River and a sales tax for transportation.Williams, longtime head of the economics department at George Mason University, said Monday that Savannah became a major port in Colonial times without federal investment and so he thinks...

Rants & Raves

...obtained through flower and vegetable gardening. PLEASE, WALTER Williams, run for president. I'm sure the George Mason University gig is pretty sweet, but we need you badly. YOUR ARTICLE ON Deputy Ryan Jones really touched my heart. This...

Sanford to return to work after mystery trip

...stimulus cash. "If he were thinking of a presidential run, this is all the more puzzling," said Mark Rozell, a George Mason University political scientist. "Any opponent would try to capitalize on this and easily could do so." Rumblings about...

Americans hold mixed opinions on issue of redistributing wealth

...author of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies , and an economics professor at George Mason University. When Americans were polled by Gallup in April, 68 percent said they believe money and wealth should be distributed...