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Admiral Mel Williams

University Launches GW VALOR

May 20, 2013

Vice Admiral (retired) Mel Williams Jr., the newly named senior associate dean for military and veterans initiatives, announced the GW Veterans Accelerate Learning Opportunities and Rewards program (GW VALOR) at the College of Professional Studies Commencement celebration.

Russ Ramsey

Senator Warner Pays Tribute to W. Russell Ramsey in the Congressional Record

May 17, 2013

“Please join me in congratulating my friend Russ Ramsey for all of his contributions to the George Washington University, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the greater Washington region,” said Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., B.A.'77. Read Warner's full remarks inserted in the Congressional Record and about Ramsey's many contributions to the university.

GW Wins Award for Cutting-Edge Technology Used in Nursing Simulation Lab

May 07, 2013

Nursing education has come a long way over the years. GW's student nurses now have hands on patient experiences in a 6,300-square-foot simulated hospital environment, long before they meet their first real patient.

Steel Beams Rise from the Ground: New Building Construction Update

Steel Beams Rise from the Ground: New Building Construction Update

May 03, 2013

Construction continues on the dual-purpose collections and conservation resource center to be located on Campus, featuring a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art collections and conservation resource center and an adjacent 30,000 square feet of additional space for future academic and research activities.

Recent Faculty Publications, Conferences & Presentations - May 2013 Newsletter

May 01, 2013

Publications, conferences, grants and other news regarding VSTC faculty from the May 2013 VSTC Newsletter.

Go Girl Registration Open Through May 3

Go Girl Registration Open Through May 3

April 23, 2013

GO GIRL (Genomic Opportunities for Girls In Research Labs) is an educational outreach program designed to provide a unique opportunity for young women interested in gaining hands-on laboratory experience in molecular biology and genomics. An annual program designed for rising 10th, 11th, and 12 grade young women from Loudoun County Public Schools, this year's one-week summer program will run from June 10-13 and is free of charge for participants. Applications are due by May 3.

GW President Steven Knapp Shares Virginia Plans with Loudoun County Leaders

April 22, 2013

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.

Loudoun County High School Students Participate in Science, Technology & Engineering Day 2013 at GW

April 15, 2013

Packed buses dropped off more than 120 kids from all 13 Loudoun County high schools to participate in the seventh annual Science, Technology & Engineering Day on April 11. Held at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, VA, students choose three hands-on workshops from the eleven workshop offerings, covering a variety of science and technology topics. Students were introduced to different career options by GW faculty and graduate students and learned about "Tools for Neuroscience Research," from the keynote speaker Tim Harris, the director of the Applied Physics and Instrumentation Group at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Loudoun County High School Students Participate in Science, Technology & Engineering Day

April 15, 2013

GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus hosts seventh annual STE Day for more than 120 Loudoun County high school students interested in learning more about possible career paths. Students choose to participate in three of the eleven hands-on workshops offered on campus during STE Day.

High Performance Computing Professor Receives Prestigious International Research Award

High Performance Computing Professor Receives Prestigious International Research Award

April 08, 2013

Tarek El-Ghazawi, a professor in GW's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award, a prestigious international research award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany, for excellence in his field.

GW Virgtinia Science and Technology Campus Hosts 10th Congressional Art Exhibit (2013)

GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Hosts 10th Congressional Art Exhibit (2013)

April 01, 2013

The university, in partnership with U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., hosted the 10th District Congressional Art Show March 21 through April 22, 2013. The exhibit, displayed at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC), featured more than 325 works by nearly 200 area high school students, representing 23 schools from the 10th Congressional District. Geographic representation included Loudoun, Clarke, and Fredrick Counties, as well as parts of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, and the cities of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Winchester.

GW President to Speak April 18 at Loudoun Chamber Leadership Luncheon

GW President to Speak April 18 at Loudoun Chamber Leadership Luncheon

March 25, 2013

GW President, Dr. Steven Knapp, will be the featured speaker at the April 18th Leadership Luncheon Series hosted by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce. He will share his thoughts on the University's plans for the Virginia Science & Technology Campus, as well as activities throughout the Commonwealth, in a speech entitled "The George Washington University and Loudoun County: Our Future Together." Join us on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at The National Conference Center.

Registration and ticket purchase can be done through the Loudoun Chamber's website. Note: GW community members are eligible for the member rate by calling the chamber at 703-777-2176.)

New Transportation Safety Grant Awarded to NCAC

New Transportation Safety Grant Awarded to NCAC

February 23, 2013

The National Crash Analysis Center (NCAC) received $106,000 in funding from the German automotive manufacturer consortium Working Group AK 251 to assess the real world safety trade-offs of the belted vs. unbelted occupant testing requirements of FMVSS 208, the U.S. standard on occupant crash protection in frontal crashes.

Construction Update on the New Building: Dirt Piles, Heavy Equipment, and Permits

Construction Update on the New Building: Dirt Piles, Heavy Equipment, and Permits

February 07, 2013

Construction began in Nov. 2012 on the dual-purpose collections and conservation resource center to be located on the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia. Construction is well under way with substantial completion and occupation of the facility projected for fall 2013 and full operation of the facility projected for early 2014. The building will feature a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art collections and conservation resource center and an adjacent 30,000 square feet of additional space, to be designed and built out for future academic and research activities.

Recent Faculty Publications, Conferences & Presentations - February 2013 Newsletter

February 01, 2013

Publications, conferences, grants and other news regarding VSTC faculty from the February 2013 VSTC Newsletter.

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.”