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Metro Silver Line Opened, West Falls Church Shuttle Service Affected
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
Chris Deering to Guide VSTC Operations
The West Falls Church shuttle service to the VSTC has been replaced by the Wiehle Express, due to the opening of the new Silver Line.
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.
The GW political science professor has been named senior associate dean and associate provost of the Virginia Science & Technology Campus.
George Washington University President Steven Knapp addressed plans for the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in a speech before a group of Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce members on April 18. Th event was part of the was part of the Chamber's Leadership Luncheon Series.
September 12, 2014
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.
September 07, 2014
Stacia Moreno beamed with pride as a faculty member cloaked her with a white lab coat on Thursday evening. “I’m just so excited,” she said while shaking School of Nursing Dean Johnson’s hand. Ms. Moreno was among 62 students in the School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program who participated in the school’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony.
September 05, 2014
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.
August 28, 2014
Three of GW’s physics faculty, Evie Downie, William Briscoe and Andrei Afanasev, are leading the way in solving the “Proton Radius Puzzle,” along with more than 45 researchers from around the globe participating in the MUon proton Scattering Experiment (MUSE) Collaboration. GW was awarded a $277,000, 18-month grant in July 2014 from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
August 25, 2014
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.