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Photographs by four distinguished GW Alumni artists (December 2011-February 2012)

GW Alumni Artists Exhibit Photographs on Campus In Celebration of the Campus’ 20-Year Anniversary (December 2011-February 2012)

November 01, 2011

Photographs by four distinguished GW Alumni artists, Pamela Habholz Davis – MFA ‘06, Johnston Grindstaff – MFA ‘01, Rick McCleary – MFA ‘82, and Claudia Smigrod – MFA ‘78, are featured in the GW 20th Anniversary Alumni Regional Artist Series Winter 2011 Exhibit at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus. The exhibit features a unique mixture of realistic and abstract photographs by the four photographers from December 1, 2011 to February 28, 2012.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (November 2011-January 2012)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (November 2011-January 2012)

November 01, 2011

LCPS students from Belmont Station ES and Buffalo Trail ES exhibit more than 50 two-dimensional pieces on Campus from Nov. 11 to Jan. 11. Family, friends, and the public are invited to an artist recognition reception on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Exploration Hall, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn, VA 20147. For more information call 703-726-3650.

GW Nursing Students Support Blood Drive Initiative at Marine Corps Marathon

GW Nursing Students Support Blood Drive Initiative at Marine Corps Marathon

October 30, 2011

Lacey Morgan wanted to run a marathan for a long time. As a GW Nursing student, Lacey had the opportunity to visit Inova Blood Donor Services. It was during this visit that she realized the critical need for blood donation and decided to raise money for the cause.

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary

October 13, 2011

Left to Right: Student speaker Andrea Wilson, Provost Steven Lerman, Dean of the Virginia Science and Technology Campus Ali Eskandarian, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences David Dolling, Secretary of Technology Jim Duffey, Delegate Tag Greason, Dean of GW School of Nursing Jean Johnson, GW student Bryan Leone, Dean of GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Peg Barratt, Senator Mark Herring, GW President Steven Knapp,and Delegate Ken Plum.

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus commemorated its 20 years of innovative research, education and corporate partnerships in Loudoun County, Va. on Oct. 13.

GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary

GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Celebrates 20th Anniversary

October 13, 2011

Years of building research and education programs and working in the community have aligned GW and its interests with those of the Commonwealth. While the Virginia Science and Technology Campus celebrates 20 years, GW's Graduate Education Center in Hampton Roads has served Virginia for more than 50 years, and Graduate Education Centers in Alexandria and Arlington have offered degree programs in their communities for more than a decade.

Virginia General Assembly Higher Education Legislative Review

Virginia General Assembly Higher Education Legislative Review

October 01, 2011

A glance at actions effecting higher education in Virginia, as well as a GW Virginia Commending Resolution in recognition of the 20th anniversary.

Virginia Campus Advisory Council Adds New Members

Virginia Campus Advisory Council Adds New Members

October 01, 2011

Since its inception, the Virginia Campus has been guided by the advice of an advisory group of community leaders. New members appointed this year are Joanne Theurich, Chief Administrative Officer, HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus; Lydia W. Thomas, former President and CEO of Noblis, member of the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council, and former GW Board of Trustees member; Richard W. Velde, Esq., Attorney-at-Law; and Tim McManus, President and CEO of Reston Hospital Center.

Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi, director of the HPC Lab, has been named an IEEE Fellow

Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi, director of the HPC Lab, has been named an IEEE Fellow

October 01, 2011

Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi, director of the HPC Lab, has been named an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to reconfigurable computing and parallel programming.

Open House - Fall 2011, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5-8 p.m.

Open House - Fall Program, Oct. 4, 2011 at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus

September 19, 2011

BRING US YOUR AMBITION to move ahead in your career or change careers. Learn about programs offered in convenient formats for working professionals in engineering, computer science, information technology management, entrepreneurship, education, leadership, health sciences, and nursing. For more information e-mail or call the Office of Corporate and Community Relations at (703) 726-3650.

9th Annual LCPS Art Educators Exhibit on Campus (September 2011-January 2012)

September 14, 2011

Eighteen art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools exhibit two and three-dimensional, mixed-media artwork on Campus from Sept. 14, 2011 - Jan. 5, 2012. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Artist Opening Reception Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, 5:30-8 p.m. Call (703) 726-3650 for more information.

GW Alumni Artists Exhibit on Campus In Celebration of the Campus’ 20-Year Anniversary (September-October 2011)

GW Alumni Artists Exhibit on Campus In Celebration of the Campus’ 20-Year Anniversary (September-October 2011)

September 01, 2011

In celebration of the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Campus, distinctive works from local GW Alumni artists will be on display in three exhibits throughout the year. The artist reception is Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The reception features Solo Guitarist and GW Adjunct Professor of Music, John Albertson, sponsored by Olivera Music Entertainment.

New CRAY XE6m Enhances Efficiency and Speed of High Performance Computing Lab

New CRAY XE6m Enhances Efficiency and Speed of High Performance Computing Lab

September 01, 2011

A state-of-the-art Cray XE6m, made available to GW’s High Performance Computing Laboratory (HPC Lab) through a $1.2 million National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant, will expand the HPC Lab’s research program and supercomputing applications, says Dr. Tarek El-Ghazawi, HPC Lab director.

Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch & Safety Precautions

Tropical Storm Warning, Flash Flood Watch & Safety Precautions

August 26, 2011

National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the District of Columbia & Metropolitan Area as of Friday, Aug. 26th 2011.The area may experience rain and high winds of 39-74 MPH and possibly flash flooding. Monitor the weather at the National Hurricane Center's website. Updates about the Campus will be recorded on the Weather line at 703-726-8333 or check the Campus Advisories website.

Earthquake Shakes D.C.

Earthquake Shakes D.C.

August 24, 2011

Engineering Professor Pedro Silva answers questions about earthquakes, if they can be predicted and what to do when faced with one.  STORY

Dr. Silva is a researcher in the Earthquake Engineering and Structure Laboratory on the Virginia Campus. The laboratory features one of the most sophisticated earthquake simulators of its kind in the nation.
MORE ABOUT THE LAB

Statement Regarding GW Operations Due to Earthquake

August 23, 2011

Normal operations will resume at all three of George Washington University's campuses on Wednesday, August 24. There have been no reports of injuries and only minor, non-structural damage to a few university buildings, which will not affect operations.  Updates at Campus Advisories

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.”