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June 05, 2013
The founding dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing will step down at the end of the next academic year, after guiding GW’s newest school to national prominence during a period of profound change in health care delivery.
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.
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.
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.
May 01, 2013
Publications, conferences, grants and other news regarding VSTC faculty from the May 2013 VSTC Newsletter.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.