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April 30, 2012
"SafetyMan," starring Professor Azim Eskandarian, SEAS Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, develops intelligent systems to help improve the safety of our nation's highways. Although SafetyMan is depicted with a bit of exaggeration and humor, he, and the other "superheros," call attention to the important contributions engineering faculty make to critical research across a wide variety of sectors.
April 26, 2012
School of Nursing creates innovative partnership with Dabney S. Lancaster Community College to increase the number of primary care providers in rural areas.
April 13, 2012
The first GW building opened in Loudoun County in 1991, at a time when there were only 90,000 residents, and the "dot-com boom" was a mere rumble. Soon thereafter, UUNet emerged as one of the first commercial internet providers, AOL relocated to its Dulles Campus, and Loudoun County spent more than a decade being known as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.
April 13, 2012
A group of students and their teachers huddle in a garage bay with a completely disassembled Toyota Yaris on one side and big-screen LCD monitors and computer equipment on the other. Their task is to analyze accident reports, review crash tests, and learn how computer simulations assess potential injuries to the vehicle occupants. Down the hall another group of students spend the morning integrating mechanical, electrical, and computer software systems through a microcontroller as they design and build their own robots.
April 09, 2012
During the Sixth Annual Science, Technology, and Engineering Day, students and teachers participated in ten interactive workshops designed to introduce them to new experiences outside of their traditional classrooms. Students also heard from two featured speakers— Raytheon’s Michael Walker, a cyber security expert, and Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., a former NASA astronaut and current senior vice president at Orbital. MORE
April 07, 2012
Dr. Rolland P. Johnson, an internationally recognized particle accelerator physicist, spoke on campus April 6 about his work in the development of Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Reactor (ADSR) nuclear power plants, which have the capability to operate in an inherently safe mode, generate no greenhouse gases, and produce minimal nuclear waste with no byproducts.
April 02, 2012
Student artwork from Loudoun County Public Schools will be on exhibit on Campus through June 3. The exhibit features two-dimensional, mixed-media works by close to 50 student artists from Belmont Ridge Middle School. The public is invited to an Artist Recognition Reception, Thursday, May 31, 6:30-8 p.m.