George Mason University

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George Mason University (GMU, Mason, or George Mason) is a public research university in Fairfax, Virginia.wikipedia
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University of Virginia

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It was officially established in 1956 as a Northern Virginia branch of the University of Virginia and later became an independent institution in 1972.
Moreover, it manages the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia and until 1972 managed George Mason University and the University of Mary Washington in Northern Virginia.

Fairfax, Virginia

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George Mason University (GMU, Mason, or George Mason) is a public research university in Fairfax, Virginia. The extension center offered both for credit and non-credit informal classes in the evenings in the Vocational Building of the Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, at schools in Alexandria, Fairfax, and Prince William, at federal buildings, at churches, at the Virginia Theological Seminary, and at Marine Corps Base Quantico, and even in a few private homes. The university's Fairfax Campus is situated on 677 acres of landscaped land with a large pond in a suburban environment in George Mason, Virginia, just south of the City of Fairfax in central Fairfax County.
Virginia's largest public educational institution with 35,189 students in 2017 is George Mason University, which is located in unincorporated Fairfax County, along the city's southern border while still having a City of Fairfax address and sharing the same public transportation system.

Vernon L. Smith

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Two Mason economics professors have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics: James M. Buchanan in 1986 and Vernon L. Smith in 2002.
He was formerly a professor of economics and law at George Mason University, and a board member of the Mercatus Center.

Ángel Cabrera (academic)

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Ángel Cabrera Izquierdo (born August 5, 1967) is the past President of George Mason University and of Thunderbird School of Global Management, and the former dean of IE Business School.

EagleBank Arena

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EagleBank Arena (formerly the Patriot Center), a 10,000-seat arena and concert venue operated by the university, is located on the main Fairfax campus.
The EagleBank Arena (originally the Patriot Center) is a 10,000-seat arena in the eastern United States, on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb southwest of Washington, D.C.

Arlington County, Virginia

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The extension center offered both for credit and non-credit informal classes in the evenings in the Vocational Building of the Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, at schools in Alexandria, Fairfax, and Prince William, at federal buildings, at churches, at the Virginia Theological Seminary, and at Marine Corps Base Quantico, and even in a few private homes. During that same year, the local jurisdictions of Fairfax County, Arlington County, and the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church agreed to appropriate $3 million to purchase land adjacent to Mason to provide for a 600 acre Fairfax Campus with the intention that the institution would expand into a regional university of major proportions, including the granting of graduate degrees.
In academia, the county contains George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, the administrative offices buildings and graduate programs for the Schar School of Policy and Government and School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, as well as satellite campuses of the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.

George W. Johnson (academic)

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In 1978, George W. Johnson was appointed to serve as the fourth president.
George William Johnson Jr. (July 5, 1928 – May 30, 2017) was an American academic and academic administrator who served as the President of George Mason University from 1978 to 1996.

Alan Merten

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Alan Gilbert Merten (born December 27, 1941) was the President of George Mason University.

George Mason Patriots

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During Merten's tenure, the university hosted the World Congress of Information Technology in 1998, celebrated a second Nobel Memorial Prize-winning faculty member in 2002, and cheered the Men's Basketball team in their NCAA Final Four appearance in 2006.
The George Mason Patriots are the athletic teams of George Mason University (GMU) of Fairfax, Virginia.

James M. Buchanan

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Two Mason economics professors have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics: James M. Buchanan in 1986 and Vernon L. Smith in 2002.
He was a member of the Board of Advisors of The Independent Institute as well as of the Institute of Economic Affairs, a member (and for a time president) of the Mont Pelerin Society, a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute, and professor at George Mason University.

Law and economics

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The university is particularly well known in the fields of economics and law and economics.
He began at Rochester, worked at Miami, but was soon made unwelcome, moved to Emory, and ended up at George Mason.

Colonial Athletic Association

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On March 25, 2013, university president Ángel Cabrera held a press conference to formally announce the university's decision to leave the Colonial Athletic Association to join the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10).

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study

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Notable buildings include the 320000 sqft student union building, the Johnson Center; the Center for the Arts, a 2,000-seat concert hall; the 180000 sqft Long and Kimmy Nguyen Engineering Building; Exploratory Hall for science, new in 2013; an astronomy observatory and telescope; the 88900 sqft Art and Design Building; the newly expanded Fenwick Library, and will soon reconstruct the academic buildings Robinson A and B; the Krasnow Institute; and three fully appointed gyms and an aquatic center for student use.
A unit of George Mason University, the Institute for Advanced Study also serves as a center for doctoral education in neuroscience.

Mercatus Center

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Vernon Smith Hall houses the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the Mercatus Center, and the Institute for Humane Studies.
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is an American non-profit free-market-oriented research, education, and outreach think tank directed by Tyler Cowen.

Atlantic 10 Conference

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On March 25, 2013, university president Ángel Cabrera held a press conference to formally announce the university's decision to leave the Colonial Athletic Association to join the Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10).

Songdo International Business District

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Mason operates four campuses in Virginia, with a fifth campus in Songdo, South Korea.
In spring 2014, George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia) opened its Korean campus in Songdo to support undergraduate academic interests and professional development programming for local corporations.

Institute for Humane Studies

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Vernon Smith Hall houses the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the Mercatus Center, and the Institute for Humane Studies.
Founded by F. A. "Baldy" Harper in 1961, the organization later began an association with George Mason University and in 1985 moved to Fairfax, Virginia.

Antonin Scalia Law School

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Shortly before Johnson's inauguration in April 1979, Mason acquired the School of Law and the new Arlington Campus.
Antonin Scalia Law School (previously George Mason University School of Law) is the law school of George Mason University, a state university in Virginia, United States.

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

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The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) is a division of George Mason University based near Washington, D.C., United States with locations in Arlington, Fairfax, and Lorton, Virginia.

Schar School of Policy and Government

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The Schar School of Policy and Government is a school at George Mason University.

Phoebe (George Mason University journal)

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Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art is a literary journal based at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and first published in 1971.

WGMU Radio

WGMU Radio is a college radio station located on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University in Virginia, United States.

George Mason, Virginia

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The university's Fairfax Campus is situated on 677 acres of landscaped land with a large pond in a suburban environment in George Mason, Virginia, just south of the City of Fairfax in central Fairfax County.
It consists of George Mason University and some adjacent neighborhoods to the south and southwest of the city of Fairfax.

Fairfax County, Virginia

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The university's Fairfax Campus is situated on 677 acres of landscaped land with a large pond in a suburban environment in George Mason, Virginia, just south of the City of Fairfax in central Fairfax County. During that same year, the local jurisdictions of Fairfax County, Arlington County, and the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church agreed to appropriate $3 million to purchase land adjacent to Mason to provide for a 600 acre Fairfax Campus with the intention that the institution would expand into a regional university of major proportions, including the granting of graduate degrees.
George Mason University is located just outside the city of Fairfax, near the geographic center of Fairfax County.

Vienna station (Washington Metro)

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This campus is served by the Washington Metro Orange Line at the Vienna, Fairfax, GMU station as well as Metrobus routes.
The station provides easy access to the nearby Town of Vienna, the City of Fairfax, and the main campus of George Mason University.