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February 07, 2014
The Computational Biology Institute, located at the Virginia Science & Technology Campus, as well as the university’s Global Women’s Institute and the newly-announced Sustainability Institute, were showcased at the February Board of Trustees meeting.
January 29, 2014
Prof. Samer Hamdar appeared on CNN on January 29, giving his insights on the Atlanta traffic breakdown that was caused by a major snow storm.
January 12, 2014
The Weight Management & Human Performance Laboratory is now open for business at GW’s VSTC in Ashburn, Virginia. Whether your goal is to lose weight or improve athletic performance, the lab offers a comprehensive array of testing and programmatic services to meet your needs using a broad spectrum of top-of-the line equipment. The services are open to the public, in addition to the GW community.
January 08, 2014
GW online MSN ranks 4th nationwide by US News & World Report. There are more than 130 programs nationwide.
December 21, 2013
Tarek El-Ghazai, GW professor, and principal investigator of the High Performance Computing Laboratory, was recently interviewed by The Washington Post in the Dec. 21, 2013 story, "Americans uneasy about surveillance but often use snooping tools, Post poll finds."
December 04, 2013
GW's Innovation Task Force, now in its seventh phase and heading into its fifth full year of operation, presented six of its best new revenue and cost-saving proposals to the university community for review and discussion in early December. The Virginia Science and Technology Campus had three ideas presented in this phase, including a cyber security academy, expansion of health sciences programs, and high performance computing support.
November 26, 2013
Keith Crandall, director of George Washington University’s Computational Biology Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his contributions to phylogenetics and evolutionary biology.
November 12, 2013
This Land is Your Land, a stunning photographic journey through the US National Parks, was created by critically acclaimed photographer Frank Lee Ruggles. His goal is to celebrate the parks and inspire others to recognize the treasures we have in them. The show, hosted on campus this fall, featured 29 black and white photographs, which created an astounding sight of natural beauty for visitors.
November 12, 2013
"It will be a fundamentally different way to do systematics," says Keith Crandall, director of GW's Computational Biology Institute (CBI), who is one of the project's 11 leaders from 10 institutions. The nearly $6 million project, called the Open Tree of Life, is one part of a three-pronged, $13 million initiative launched last year by the National Science Foundation that aims to produce an open-source tree and the analytical tools needed to explore it. The GW Magazine article details the involvement of nine GW faculty members, including CBI's Keith Crandall.
November 04, 2013
Cybersecurity experts came together during a panel discussion on when and how to professionalize the emerging field. The conversation centered around a National Academies report coauthored by Diana Burley, an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.
October 01, 2013
The George Washington University completed the first walkable solar-paneled pathway in the world this month on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus as a part of the sustainable Solar Walk project.
September 30, 2013
GW professors Azim Eskandarian (Director of Center for Intelligent Systems Research and National Crash Analysis Center at VSTC) and Lance Hoffman (Research Professor, Computer Science Dept.), and their former student Jeremy Blum, have had their paper, "Challenges of Intervehicle Ad Hoc Networks" selected as one of the Top Ten Best Research Papers for the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems for the decade 2000-2009.
September 24, 2013
Construction continues on the dual-purpose collections and conservation resource center to be located on GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia.