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Biomolecular research

New Center for Biomolecular Sciences at VSTC

July 14, 2015

GW is on the brink of new discoveries with the launch of GW’s Center for Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS).

Teachers in Industry participants at Dulles Intl Airport

Loudoun Companies Critical to Success of Teachers in Industry Project

July 13, 2015

For teachers, the question of how to best prepare students for future employment can be omnipresent. Employers face similar questions about how to hone the skills and capture the imaginations of future engineers, writers, artists and researchers. The George Washington University’s Teachers in Industry Project (GW TIP), now in its seventh year, is helping bring those parallel agendas together.

art by Sherry Zvares Sanabria

Virginia Campus Exhibition Honors Loudoun County Painter Sherry Zvares Sanabria

July 13, 2015

Painter Sherry Zvares Sanabria, B.A. '59, had a knack for finding spaces that held profound meaning. She traveled throughout the world, to asylums, immigration centers and prisons. Then she'd paint images from those locations in warm, velvet-like colors that marked her signature.

Wearable ECG ring

GW Faculty Member Receives Gov. McAuliffe's Research Commercialization Award

July 12, 2015

Zhenyu Li dreams of a day when sudden cardiac events, such as heart attacks, will be more quickly detected using a wearable finger ring with an electrocardiograph (ECG) sensor. Li, an assistant professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, has recently been awarded a Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) grant.

DNA extraction

GW Hosts Careers in Medicine and Health Sciences Camp for Regional High School Students

July 10, 2015

Forty students from Osbourn Park High School’s Biotechnology Center in Prince William County, Va., are one step closer to “figuring out what they want do with their lives” thanks to a career exploration camp at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus.