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Research Overdrive: Automotive safety expert Azim Eskandarian moonlights as a motorbiker

August 16, 2010

Research Overdrive: Automotive safety expert Azim Eskandarian moonlights as a motorbiker.

GW 'Teachers in Industry Project' Pairs Teachers with Businesses for Lessons in STEM Careers and Curriculum

GW ‘Teachers In Industry’ Project' Pairs Teachers with Businesses for Lessons in STEM Careers and Curriculum

July 07, 2010

The George Washington University Teachers in Industry Project (GWTIP), hosted by the University's Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va., paired 16 Loudoun County Public School middle and high school teachers with seven local industry leaders to increase science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning in the classroom. The program ran July 12-July 30.

Local Teachers Take 21st Century Skills Back to the Classroom Thanks to GW 'Teachers in Industry Project' (GWTIP)

GW Program Pairs Loudoun County Teachers with Big Businesses for Lessons in STEM Careers and Curriculum

July 07, 2010

Local Teachers Take 21st Century Skills Back to the Classroom Thanks to GW 'Teachers in Industry Project' (GWTIP)

"Go Girl" Program Recently Completed

"Go Girl" Program Recently Completed

June 24, 2010

An interactive camp, known as the “Go GIRL” Program, provides Loudoun County female high school students with a wealth of career ideas by exposing them to molecular biology and genomics. A free program, it is a partnership between The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University, and Loudoun County Public Schools, with a generous grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).  View a VIDEO!

Wild Things! Exhibit at GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus

Wild Things! Exhibit at GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus

June 24, 2010

The Regional Artist Series exhibit, Wild Things!, explores Loudoun's wild side with more than 20 paintings from nine local artists featuring everything from owls and roosters to buffalo, sheep, horses, rabbits and more.

Genomic Opportunities for Girls in Research Lab at GW University

Genomic Opportunities for Girls in Research Lab at GW University

June 24, 2010

Young women (rising 10th, 11th, or 12th graders) have a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in molecular biology and genomics. This opportunity is made possible through a partnership between The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University, Loudoun County Public Schools, and supported in part by a generous grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The program runs June 21-25, 2010.

GW Science and Tech Campus to Host Distracted Driver Simulation Demonstration

When is it OK to Text and Drive? At the Driving Simulator Event June 10

June 09, 2010

Members of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) learned about driving simulator vehicle and behavior research taking place in the Center for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR), such as the effects of drowsiness and distractions on driving. Following a presentation, attendees had the opportunity to drive for themselves.

Virginia Science and Technology Cabinet Breakfast at GW

Virginia Science and Technology Cabinet Breakfast at GW

June 02, 2010

Virginia State Senator Mark Herring was the keynote speaker June 2 at "Developing a Regional Innovation Cluster in Challenging Times" the theme of the Virginia Science and Technology Cabinet meeting. Ten panelists explored and discussed the future of Northern Virginia and how it can develop a recognized regional innovation cluster.

GW Hosts CHREC Workshop and Board Meeting

GW Hosts CHREC Workshop and Board Meeting

June 02, 2010

Nearly 100 members of the NSF/Industry/University Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing (CHREC) gathered at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus recently for a mid-year workshop and Industrial Advisory Board meeting.

Astronaut Col. Frederick D. Gregory, GW alumnus, Reflects on His Experiences in Space

Astronaut Col. Frederick D. Gregory, GW Alumnus, Speaks May 14 at The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus

April 28, 2010

GW Alumnus, Frederick D. Gregory, former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, speaks about his experiences in space on Friday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus. The presentation is free and open to the public. Exploration Hall, 20101 Academic Way, Room 101, Ashburn, VA 20147.

Small Business and Entrepreneur-focused Special Events April 29

Small Business and Entrepreneur-focused Special Events April 29

April 16, 2010

Come to Campus for the Loudoun Small Business Development Center's (SBDC) Third Annual Building Business Together celebration and Loudoun’s First Finance Fair developed by the Loudoun Economic Development Commission Marketing and Business Retention Committee, in partnership with the SBDC. The daylong event features funding advice for businesses and start-ups from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and sessions on a wide range of business topics from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., followed by a networking mixer.

Building Business Together 2010 - GWI’s Erskine Speaks on Regional Economy: Finance Fair 2010 for Entrepreneurs and Businesses Sponsored by Loudoun County and Loudoun SBDC

April 16, 2010

Loudoun’s entrepreneurs and business owners will find the answers to their financing questions and more at the first Finance Fair developed to support local business. The Fair is scheduled on Thursday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn.

New GWorld Cards Issued Sept. 16/17

New GWorld Cards Issued Sept. 16/17

April 05, 2010

All staff, faculty, and students need to get NEW GWorld 2.0 cards. If you haven't already, plan to get yours on Sept. 16 or 17. The old cards will no longer work with the new card readers being installed the week of Sept. 20.

New GWorld 2.0 Cards Issued July 8, 9

New GWorld 2.0 Cards Issued July 8, 9

April 05, 2010

The University recently announced the launch of GWorld 2.0, which enhances Campus security and adds additional features to the GWorld card program. The GWorld Card Office will be setting up a full-service remote carding station for faculty and staff who work at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus to receive their new cards on July 8 and 9.

Overpass by Michael Beckner, acrylic on board, 12" x 12"

Michael Beckner: From Here to There

April 05, 2010

Bridges, roads, buildings, overpasses, and construction sites are Michael Beckner’s favorite subjects – all of which are a far cry from the lush country landscapes that usually depict Loudoun County. “We live in a concrete age and these are our landscapes,” he says.

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.”