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Prof. Hsu with the friction machine

Professor Hsu Awarded $1 Million Grant to Increase Fuel Economy of Vehicles

November 15, 2014

Stephen Hsu, a professor in the GW School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is developing an innovative friction reduction technology with a recently awarded $1 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to increase the fuel economy of vehicles. His new technology will potentially save the United States 140 million barrels of oil per year and help the automobile industry meet new fuel economy regulations. Prof. Hsu is leading a project team consisting of a car manufacturer, an oil company and several additive companies. The collaborating companies are providing matching funds to translate the concept into reality.

Nursing student / veteran

School of Nursing Receives Grant to Recruit and Retain Veterans

November 11, 2014

$1 million from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration will provide support for the development of the new Veterans BSN launching in spring 2015.

Crandall with the governor

Healthcare of the Future: GW on the Cutting Edge

November 07, 2014

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 InNOVAte Conference, held at the Center for Innovative Technology, focused on healthcare of the future. Two GW faculty members gave presentations and GW participated in the exhibit hall. Attendees, including practioners, researchers, educators, students and business leaders, explored the concepts and technologies transforming personal health management and healthcare with a half-day lineup of sessions. The program included two keynote speakers, Governor Terry McAuliffe and Dr. Bernadette Loftus of the Permanente Medical Group.

New monument sign being installed

New Campus Signage Nears Completion

November 06, 2014

New signs have been rapidly sprouting up around The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus in recent weeks. As the Campus has grown from the original first building opened in 1991 to six buildings and 122 acres today, the need for more extensive signage has become clear. The new signs are helping the university community and campus visitors identify each of the buildings on campus by name, as well as guide pedestrian and vehicular traffic to their destinations.

GW School of Nursing Dean Jean Johnson poses with  GW president Steven Knapp at her farewell reception.

School of Nursing’s Founding Dean Leaves Lasting Legacy

November 03, 2014

The GW School of Nursing's founding Dean Jean Johnson was honored during a recent celebration. GW President Steve Knapp, GW SON's faculty, staff and students, and others from Dean Johnson's wide network were on hand to toast her many contributions to GW, and to nursing, over the years. Dean Johnson is stepping down as Dean at the end of 2014 after a 33-year career at GW.