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Go Girl Registration Open Through May 3

Go Girl Registration Open Through May 3

April 23, 2013

GO GIRL (Genomic Opportunities for Girls In Research Labs) is an educational outreach program designed to provide a unique opportunity for young women interested in gaining hands-on laboratory experience in molecular biology and genomics. An annual program designed for rising 10th, 11th, and 12 grade young women from Loudoun County Public Schools, this year's one-week summer program will run from June 10-13 and is free of charge for participants. Applications are due by May 3.

GW President Steven Knapp Shares Virginia Plans with Loudoun County Leaders

April 22, 2013

George Washington University President Steven Knapp addressed plans for the Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in a speech before a group of Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce members on April 18. Th event was part of the was part of the Chamber's Leadership Luncheon Series.

Loudoun County High School Students Participate in Science, Technology & Engineering Day 2013 at GW

April 15, 2013

Packed buses dropped off more than 120 kids from all 13 Loudoun County high schools to participate in the seventh annual Science, Technology & Engineering Day on April 11. Held at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, VA, students choose three hands-on workshops from the eleven workshop offerings, covering a variety of science and technology topics. Students were introduced to different career options by GW faculty and graduate students and learned about "Tools for Neuroscience Research," from the keynote speaker Tim Harris, the director of the Applied Physics and Instrumentation Group at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farm Research Campus.

Loudoun County High School Students Participate in Science, Technology & Engineering Day

April 15, 2013

GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus hosts seventh annual STE Day for more than 120 Loudoun County high school students interested in learning more about possible career paths. Students choose to participate in three of the eleven hands-on workshops offered on campus during STE Day.

High Performance Computing Professor Receives Prestigious International Research Award

High Performance Computing Professor Receives Prestigious International Research Award

April 08, 2013

Tarek El-Ghazawi, a professor in GW's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award, a prestigious international research award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany, for excellence in his field.

GW Virgtinia Science and Technology Campus Hosts 10th Congressional Art Exhibit (2013)

GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Hosts 10th Congressional Art Exhibit (2013)

April 01, 2013

The university, in partnership with U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., hosted the 10th District Congressional Art Show March 21 through April 22, 2013. The exhibit, displayed at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC), featured more than 325 works by nearly 200 area high school students, representing 23 schools from the 10th Congressional District. Geographic representation included Loudoun, Clarke, and Fredrick Counties, as well as parts of Fairfax and Prince William Counties, and the cities of Manassas, Manassas Park, and Winchester.

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.”