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Mason Professor Explains Winners and Losers in Sharing Economy

The New York Times

Tyler Cowen addressed an increasingly prickly topic: Who benefits from the emerging “sharing economy” ?

“Many taxi drivers dislike the competition from Uber, but we need to think more systematically about the winners and losers as these new institutions develop,” Cowen said in the Times’ Upshot column.

Best and Worst Cities to Start a Career

WalletHub

Ann M. Garner, Associate Director of Career Development at Mason, talks about what factors recent grads should consider when deciding where to look for work.

‘That sounds like a fun job’

The Kane Show

A new graduate from the Tourism and Events Management program called in brag about it on The KANE Show on 99.5.  Listen in (about a third of the way through) or see the text on CEHD’s Facebook page.

Roosevelt U class’s rap video challenges George Mason’s Hayek fan videos

Inside Higher Ed

Dueling videos take on economic theory

New fire extinguisher: Bass hum booms flames out

CNN

Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students at George Mason Univeresity catches on.

Cutting edge cancer trial taking place at George Mason

WUSA9 Washington D.C.

George Mason University’s pioneering breast cancer research study is profiled and features researchers Chip Petricoin and Mariaelena Pierobon. The study is funded by the Side-Out Foundation, which was founded by George Mason graduate Rick Dunetz.