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August 25, 2015
Researchers at George Washington University’s Computational Biology Institute (CBI) have identified a potential link between microbes (viruses, bacteria and fungi) in the throat and schizophrenia. The discovery may offer a way to identify causes of the disorder and could lead to new treatments as well as diagnostic tests.
July 14, 2015
GW is on the brink of new discoveries with the launch of GW’s Center for Biomolecular Sciences (CBMS).
July 13, 2015
For teachers, the question of how to best prepare students for future employment can be omnipresent. Employers face similar questions about how to hone the skills and capture the imaginations of future engineers, writers, artists and researchers. The George Washington University’s Teachers in Industry Project (GW TIP), now in its seventh year, is helping bring those parallel agendas together.
July 13, 2015
Painter Sherry Zvares Sanabria, B.A. '59, had a knack for finding spaces that held profound meaning. She traveled throughout the world, to asylums, immigration centers and prisons. Then she'd paint images from those locations in warm, velvet-like colors that marked her signature.
July 12, 2015
Zhenyu Li dreams of a day when sudden cardiac events, such as heart attacks, will be more quickly detected using a wearable finger ring with an electrocardiograph (ECG) sensor. Li, an assistant professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, has recently been awarded a Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) grant.
July 10, 2015
Forty students from Osbourn Park High School’s Biotechnology Center in Prince William County, Va., are one step closer to “figuring out what they want do with their lives” thanks to a career exploration camp at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus.
July 02, 2015
A delegation of 20 from the Yancheng Institute of Health Sciences in the Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China visited GW SON's Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) July 1.
May 20, 2015
The first class of GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine certificate program students were welcomed to Campus this week. Students in the program will use the recently completed chemistry, biology and physics teaching labs, a construction project valued at more than $3 million. The new teaching labs will allow for expansion of additional health science programs on Campus, including bioinformatics and medical lab sciences.
May 09, 2015
The three-story portion of the newest building on Campus is now being called Discovery Hall.
May 06, 2015
Jenn Beck, one of several U.S. military veterans graduating this May from the GW School of Nursing with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), was also awarded a grant to cover her nursing licensure. GW's Operation VALOR awarded the grant, known as the VALOR Professional Credentialing Grant and funded in part by the Shenkman Fund. Four such grants were awarded across George Washington University.
May 06, 2015
Rep. Barbara Comstock’s competition at VSTC exhibits more than 180 pieces from 10th District.
May 01, 2015
On April 20, VSTC welcomed Loudoun Supervisor Suzanne Volpe, the Loudoun County Department of Transportation & Capital Infrastructure, and about 30 residents and business owners from Ashburn to discuss road improvements to George Washington Boulevard.
April 29, 2015
The Virginia Science and Technology Campus hosts 130 high school students for ninth annual event.
April 25, 2015
GW professors Edward Teller and George Gamow, pioneers in nuclear physics, began a long and distinguished history for GW’s Department of Physics. Current faculty members continue in their footsteps with cutting-edge research and recent leadership in organizing the International Workshop on Partial Wave Analysis for Hadron Spectroscopy.
March 12, 2015
Are you interested in becoming a pharmacist? Maybe a clinical lab scientist, a researcher or other type of health professional? GW’s B.S. in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Sciences program helps prepare students for these careers and now offers an even broader range of options.