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On the Move

March 31, 2014

Question: How do you pack a pre-Columbian apron with a real toucan’s head attached to the front of it? Answer: Very carefully.
By Mary A. Dempsey, GW Magazine

W2 program

School of Nursing Partners With MedStar Washington Hospital Center

March 24, 2014

A new partnership between the George Washington University School of Nursing and MedStar Washington Hospital Center, named Washington Squared (W2), will offer scholarship benefits and the promise of employment to GW’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students during the next six years.

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Now Accepting 2014 Applications for GWTIP

March 12, 2014

Applications for the 2014 GW Teachers in Industry Project (GWTIP) now open to Loudoun, Manassas City, Manassas Park and Prince William County teachers. Deadline: April 21, 2014.

Pathogens

Virginia Innovation Partnership Grant Awarded to GW’s Computational Biology Institute

March 10, 2014

GW’s Computational Biology Institute (CBI) has been awarded a grant by the Virginia Innovation Partnership to accelerate innovation and economic growth in Virginia for their proposal “Next Generation Diagnostics.” CBI plans to commercialize new methods of pathogen diagnostics using a novel combination of genomics and informatics.

Car crash

NSF Grants Prestigious CAREER Award to Hamdar

March 08, 2014

Young and inexperienced drivers are at higher risk for collisions. Dr. Samer H. Hamdar, an assistant professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and director of the Traffic and Networks Research Laboratory, hopes to create a safer driving environment, especially for these young and inexperienced drivers, by applying his research in collision prediction and vehicular control to develop a hazard-based driving behavioral model.