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Mission to Haiti

GW School of Nursing's Mission to Haiti

January 11, 2014

“It’s like going back 100 years in healthcare,” said Dr. Joyce Pulcini upon her returning from a medical mission trip to Haiti with eight GW SON students and three other faculty members. The group spent Jan. 5-11 in Haiti, providing care to patients in a women’s health center, mobile clinics and patients’ homes. They also made health education presentations to both patients and healthcare providers.

GW online MSN ranks 4th nationwide

School of Nursing's online MSN ranks 4th nationwide

January 08, 2014

GW online MSN ranks 4th nationwide by US News & World Report. There are more than 130 programs nationwide.

GW professor Tarek El-Ghazawi

GW High Performance Computing faculty interviewed about surveillance on electronic communications

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."

Dean Ali Eskandarian presents ideas for the campus at the ITF Showcase.

ITF Showcase Puts Innovation Center Stage

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.

Keith Crandall

Computational Biology Institute Director Honored for Advancing Science

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.

Vernal Falls at Yosemite by Frank Lee Ruggles

Photographs by Frank Ruggles Inspire Travel Plans to Our National Parks

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.

Tree of Life Project

Tree of Life Researchers Trace the Connection Between All Living Things

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.

Diana Burley Speaks at Cybersecurity Workforce event

Cybersecurity Experts Analyze How to Build a Workforce

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.

Solar Sidewalk

GW Debuts Solar Walk on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus

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.

Building Exterior Nears Completion

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.

Chris Deering

Chris Deering to Guide VSTC Operations

September 18, 2013

The GW political science professor has been named senior associate dean and associate provost of the Virginia Science & Technology Campus.

School of Nursing VASSA

School of Nursing Hosts Statewide Simulation Conference

August 05, 2013

More than 90 health professionals attended the eighth annual Virginia State Simulation Alliance (VASSA) conference, hosted by the George Washington University’s School of Nursing on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC).

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State and Local Leaders Discuss STEM Opportunities and Challenges

July 25, 2013

The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus was pleased to host a distinguished panel of state, regional and local political and education leaders for a discussion entitled "Northern Virginia's STEM Opportunities and Challenges: A Vertical Approach."

Teachers in Industry Participants visit airport

Learning Tricks From a New Trade

July 22, 2013

GW's Teachers in Industry Project, hosted by GW's VSTC, is a three-week externship where teachers learn about the work environment in various companies focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), then bring that knowledge back to their classrooms, letting it shape their lesson plans, objectives and goals. This year's participating companies included Lockheed Martin, AOL, Fabbioli Cellars, Great Country Farms, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Neustar, Rehau, Telos, and Verizon.

Dennis Devlin

Dennis Devlin Named Ponemon Institute Distinguished Fellow

July 18, 2013

Dennis Devlin, GW's assistant vice president for Information Security & Compliance Services, was recently named a Distinguished Fellow by the Ponemon Institute, a research center dedicated to privacy, data protection and information security policies. Ponemon Institute Distinguished Fellows represent some of the top privacy and security strategists in the world.

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.”