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The George Washington University, K12 Inc. Launch Online High School

The George Washington University, K12 Inc. Launch Online High School

January 12, 2011

The George Washington University and K12 Inc., a leader in online K-12 education, recently announced a partnership to launch an elite new online private high school—the George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS). The independent private school will serve students in the U.S. and in countries around the world.

Entrepreneurially-minded Women Wanted! ACTiVATE Program Now at GW

Entrepreneurially-minded Women Wanted! ACTiVATE Program Now at GW

January 11, 2011

Thinking of starting a technology-business? ACTiVATE is recruiting women with strong business and technology experience to join its inaugural class at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia. Come and learn more about how you can leverage your experiences, empower yourself, and ACTiVATE your future!

GW Nursing Graduates Fill Critical Need in Northern Virginia

GW Nursing Graduates Fill Critical Need in Northern Virginia

December 06, 2010

More than 100 friends and relatives filled a large classroom as 17 members of the first Bachelor of Science in Nursing cohort participated in the first Pinning Ceremony held at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus by the new School of Nursing. Guest speaker for the event was Susan Hassmiller, Special Advisor on Nursing to the President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

First Annual Pinning Ceremony GW School of Nursing, December 2010

GW School of Nursing Hosted Inaugural Pinning Ceremony on Campus

December 02, 2010

The GW School of Nursing hosted a pinning ceremony to mark the completion of its first Bachelor of Science class within the newly-established school. Seventeen students took part in the ceremony.

USA Today examines sleeplessness as a factor in road deaths and gets facts from Professor Azim Eskandarian, GW's Drowsy Driving expert

November 23, 2010

USA Today examines sleeplessness as a factor in road deaths and gets facts from Professor Azim Eskandarian, GW's Drowsy Driving expert.

National Public Radio interviews Professor Pedro Silva, Civil and Environmental Engineering

November 08, 2010

National Public Radio interviews Professor Pedro Silva, Civil and Environmental Engineering, about his research on building materials that might make structures more earthquake resistant.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (October 2010-January2011)

$ave on Energy - Expert Panel Seminar on Energy Management on Campus

November 01, 2010

Friday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. at 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn, VA 20147. The Seminar will cover topics related to how to build or retrofit your building to use less energy. Hosted by REHAU, Sustainable Loudoun, The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus, and the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Speakers and more information online at www.lccss.org.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (October 2010-January2011)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (October 2010-January 2011)

October 29, 2010

More than 50 students from Catoctin Elementary School, Evergreen Mill Elementary School, Smarts Mill Middle School, and Loudoun County High School exhibit 2-D artwork.

New Traffic Patterns Now in Effect

New Traffic Patterns Now in Effect

October 26, 2010

The Route 7 intersection at George Washington Boulevard and Richfield Way has been permanently closed. All University Center traffic now uses the new interchange to access Route 7. Updated directions.

8th Annual LCPS Art Educators Exhibit on Campus (September-October 2010)

8th Annual LCPS Art Educators Exhibit on Campus (September-October 2010)

September 21, 2010

Fifteen art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools exhibit two and three-dimensional, mixed-media artwork on Campus from Sept. 21 - Oct. 25, 2010.

Greed or Avarice, Oil on Linen, 62" x 54" by William Woodward

Distinguished GW Faculty Member and Renowned Muralist Exhibits at The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Sept. 20-Dec. 31, 2010

September 20, 2010

Professor Emeritus of Fine Art at The George Washington University and renowned muralist, William Woodward, is the featured artist in the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Regional Artist Series exhibit Selections from the Seven Deadly Sins Series.

Secretary of Education Spoke at Opening of Nursing's "Virtual Hospital"

Secretary of Education Spoke at Opening of Nursing's "Virtual Hospital"

September 13, 2010

"I'm glad that George Washington University's presence in the Commonwealth is growing stronger," said Virginia Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson, who spoke at the official opening of the lab on Sept. 13, at the GW Virginia Scieince and Technology Campus. The event showcased the new 3000-square-foot nursing simulation lab and the $23,000 in equipment contributed by Reston Hospital Center, HCA Virginia. The gift allowed for an expansion of the lab and increased the expanded educational resources offered by the school.

New WFC Express Shuttle Schedule

New WFC Express Shuttle Schedule

September 07, 2010

The new schedule will offer more commuting flexibility. The shuttle, servicing WFC metro, is free for GW staff, faculty, and students. The general public rides for $1.75.

National Wildlife Federation Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund

Wildlife Rescue Exhibit

September 01, 2010

The Wildlife Rescue Exhibit captures nature in action with over 25 wildlife photographs from the Loudoun Photography Club. A reception and silent auction to benefit the National Wildlife Federation Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund is open to the public, Thursday, Sept. 2.

George Washington University Professor Develops Carbon Dioxide-Free Method Of Producing Iron

August 24, 2010

George Washington University Professor Stuart Licht has developed a revolutionary carbon dioxide-free method of producing iron that could provide a breakthrough for an industry that has been using the same polluting process of iron smelting for more than three thousand years.

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

May 03, 2011

“Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Loudoun Country Board of Supervisors hereby commends The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on its 20th anniversary; and expresses its gratitude to the University for its contribution to the economy of Loudoun County and for educating its citizens to fill jobs of the twenty-first century.”