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Kevin Pelfrey

GW Names Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

February 03, 2016

Kevin Pelphrey, a global leader in autism research, and $5 million investment will transform GW into a top research and treatment center for adolescents and young adults with autism. The Institute be based on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus.

Students in new Discovery Hall classroom

New Semester, New Classrooms: First Floor Discovery Hall Completed

January 11, 2016

Spring semester kicks off today with the opening of three new classrooms at VSTC. These newest additions are part of the 6,900 square foot build out on the first floor of Discovery Hall.

Delegate Bell visits GW

Delegate-Elect John Bell, GW Alumnus, Visits Campus

January 06, 2016

Dean Eskandarian, Dean Jeffries, and representatives from both the campus and the School of Nursing (SON) welcomed Delegate-elect John Bell (D-Loudoun) to campus today.

Capital Region Business Forum

President Knapp Moderates Business Panel Featuring D.C., Maryland, Virginia Leaders

December 09, 2015

Political leaders of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia stressed cooperation as a pillar of regional economic growth at the inaugural Capital Region Business Forum, sponsored by the George Washington University and moderated by President Steven Knapp.

economic impact report

Study: GW Contributes More Than $500 Million to Virginia Economy

December 09, 2015

A new study recently released finds the George Washington University contributes more than half a billion dollars to Virginia’s economy, thanks to its growing Virginia Science and Technology Campus and graduate education centers.

translational health sciences program

GW Launches New Ph.D. in Translational Health Sciences

November 13, 2015

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has launched a new Ph.D. program in Translational Health Sciences. The program is designed to prepare health care professionals and leaders to create, translate, disseminate, and integrate knowledge across disciplines.

SON ribbon cutting

School of Nursing Cuts the Ribbon on New Simulation Lab

October 28, 2015

Members of the School of Nursing community—including Dean Pamela Jeffries, administrative leaders, faculty and students—cut the ribbon Oct. 27 on a new skills and simulation laboratory.

technology illustration

GW and Telos to Create Center for Data Analytics

October 19, 2015

The George Washington University and Telos Corporation have signed a five-year agreement to support research and development in big data and data analytics in Northern Virginia.

tree of life

Researchers Publish First Draft of the ‘Tree of Life’

September 23, 2015

The final tree will map relationships among more than 2 million species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes.

Diana Burley

University to Host Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection

September 23, 2015

GW will become host of the Institute for Infrastructure Protection (I3P), a national consortium of leading institutions addressing the cybersecurity challenges that affect critical infrastructures.

Dean Jeffries

Dean Pamela Jeffries Poised to take School of Nursing to the ‘Next Level’

September 21, 2015

As the school celebrates five years, Dr. Jeffries unveils plans to expand digital programs, increase research and focus on patient-centered care.

Cyber security attack

New Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Completion Program Meets Industry Needs

September 14, 2015

Leaders around the globe are becoming increasingly concerned with cyber security issues. These trends are stimulating an increased demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals. To keep pace with this trend, GW's College of Professional Studies is offering a new bachelor's degree completion and second bachelor's degree program in cybersecurity.

Painting by H.K. Anne

Goose Creek, The Four Seasons by H.K. Anne

September 10, 2015

My exhibit covers my interpretation of Goose Creek in the four seasons over the span of 2012 through 2015.

microbes

Researchers Link Bacteria in the Throat to Schizophrenia

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.

Dean Jeffries with panelists

School of Nursing Dean Participates in State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth Panel

July 31, 2015

GW School of Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries participated in a panel on the annual State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth. The event, hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, focused on the evolving world of healthcare. The School of Nursing's white paper "Health Care Transformation: Opportunities for a Healthier Virginia," was distributed at the event and is now available for download.

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.”