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Expanded Career Pathways Now Available to Pharmaceutical Sciences Students

March 12, 2015

Are you interested in becoming a pharmacist? Maybe a clinical lab scientist, a researcher or other type of health professional? GW’s B.S. in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Sciences program helps prepare students for these careers and now offers an even broader range of options.

Remembering Fukashima: Unique GW Model Improves Understanding of Nuclear Reactor Behavior during Earthquakes

March 11, 2015

When the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan's Fukashima Daiichi nuclear power plant four years ago today, a series of events triggered a meltdown of three of its six nuclear reactors, resulting in the largest nuclear incident since Chernobyl. The disaster sparked global interest in learning more about the behavior of nuclear reactor cores during earthquakes. According to the Nuclear Energy Institute, 437 nuclear reactors in 30 countries produce more than 12% of the world's energy and ensuring their safety is critical. The GW research team is leading the way to new discoveries.

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Exhibit Warmly Caricatures Heroes of STEM and the Arts

March 03, 2015

What do Charles Lindbergh, John Lennon and university namesake George Washington have in common? They’re a small sample of the historical figures drawn to heightened perfection by artist Mike Caplanis, whose work is on display through March 30 in Enterprise Hall at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus.

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GW Announces New Dean for School of Nursing

January 23, 2015

The George Washington University announced on Friday the hiring of Pamela R. Jeffries as the next dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Jeffries, who in 2013 was named the Johns Hopkins University inaugural vice provost of digital initiatives, has been a Johns Hopkins professor of nursing since 2009.

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New Health Sciences Teaching Labs under Construction at VSTC

January 08, 2015

Construction crews are hard at work at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) building three teaching labs slated for completion this spring. The project, valued at more than $3 million, will allow expansion of health science programs on Campus by the spring of 2015.