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GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus Finalist in New Community Leadership Awards

GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus Finalist in New Community Leadership Awards

January 31, 2013

The GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus was nominated for the new Community Leadership Awards, presented by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce at their annual meeting on Jan. 31, 2012. GW was a finalist in the large organization category, along with Middleburg Bank, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus, and Miller & Smith.

University to Guarantee Admission to Virginia Community College Nursing Graduates

University to Guarantee Admission to Virginia Community College Nursing Graduates

January 28, 2013

A new agreement, signed ceremonially Jan. 28 in Richmond, provides a pathway to receive a bachelor's or master's from the George Washington University's School of Nursing for those who have an associate's degree from an accredited nursing program at a Virginia community college.

Importance of Business Engagement in Education: GW’s Teachers in Industry Project Featured at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

January 23, 2013

Paula Harper, the executive director of program development and management at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus, and co-director of the GW Teachers in Industry Project, participated in a panel discussion on the importance of business-education partnerships at a sold out U.S. Chamber of Commerce event on Jan. 23, 2013. The event showcased the release of a report by College Summit and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, “Business Engagement in Education: Key Partners for Improving Student Success.” Funded by the Citi Foundation, College Summit partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Competitive Workforce (ICW) on this project.

Quantum dot solar cell

GW Professors Receive Renewable Energy R&D Grant from Dominion Virginia Power

January 16, 2013

Professor Andrei Afanasev, GW Department of Physics and Professor Mona Zaghloul, chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have received a $150,000 grant over two years from Dominion Virginia Power. Motivated by advancements in nanotechnology, their project, “High-Efficiency Intermediate-Band Solar Cells with Quantum Dots,” will seek to engineer solar cells that use the unique properties of quantum dots to raise conversion efficiency of solar light into electricity.

Hold the Date: Feb. 26, 2013 - A Holistic View of Enterprise Security

January 15, 2013

In this seminar, noted security experts will discuss their views on how linking two historically separate disciplines, information security and software security, can address the vulnerabilities in our software, networks and services…and ultimately increase enterprise security. This panel discussion is being held as part of the Dean's Seminar Speaker Series at the VSTC.

Training for nurses goes high-tech at George Washington University

Training for nurses goes high-tech at George Washington University

January 14, 2013

GW's School of Nursing uses computerized manikins, designed to simulate almost any situation a student would encounter once they enter the workforce, to teach students.

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.”