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August 25, 2015
Researchers at George Washington University’s Computational Biology Institute (CBI) have identified a potential link between microbes (viruses, bacteria and fungi) in the throat and schizophrenia. The discovery may offer a way to identify causes of the disorder and could lead to new treatments as well as diagnostic tests.
July 14, 2015
GW is on the brink of new discoveries with the launch of GW’s Center for Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS).
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.
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.
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.
GW Leader in Regional Big Data Initiatives
GW Researchers Build Model to Better Understand Nuclear Reactor Behavior during Earthquakes
The George Washington University Launches New Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Program
Back to School: New Academic Year Kicks Off
Long-term Commitment to the Commonwealth of Virginia
Interdisciplinary Research in Many Fields
School of Nursing's online MSN ranks 4th nationwide
Comprehensive Sign Plan
GW is making a strategic investment in the growing field of big data and analytics. Recently, Ali Eskandarian, dean of GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC), assumed a leadership role as co-chair of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) new Big Data & Analytics Committee. The Committee builds on GW’s partnership with NVTC and Attain LLC to sponsor a research report conducted by Chmura Economics & Analytics and released in May at a jointly organized big data symposium hosted at VSTC.
Imagine the scene. A 9.0 earthquake hit Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 and triggered a tsunami with 46-foot high waves. The seawall was overwhelmed and three of its six nuclear reactors melted down due to the loss of electrical power from the flooding, resulting in the largest nuclear incident since Chernobyl. The disaster sparked new interest in the behavior of nuclear reactor cores during earthquakes, leading to an international interdisciplinary research project.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences introduces a new program that offers candidates the opportunity to build a strong foundation towards a new and rewarding career in medicine.
The 2014-2015 academic year officially began on August 25th and brought with it a distinctly new feel to the Virginia Science and Technology Campus. Innovation Hall is now home to over 180 accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students from the GW School of Nursing (SON) and 150 pharmacy doctoral students through our partnership with Shenandoah University.
GW has a long-term commitment to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The campus opened in 1991 and has grown to over 120 acres and 5 buildings. The campus offers academic programs, conducts innovative research, and actively engages with the local community. Learn more about our commitment in the Dean's Welcome.
The 17 research laboratories on Campus are conducting research in many growing fields. Areas of research include: computational biology, energy science and technology, high performance computing and transportation safety.
GW online MSN ranks 4th nationwide by US News & World Report. There are more than 130 programs nationwide.
The university developed new signage guidelines to enhance the visual environment of the campus and provide clarity to pedestrian and vehicular wayfinding.The Plan was given final approval by the County Board of Supervisors in February 2013. New signage is expected to begin appearing around campus in early 2014.