On the Move

March 31, 2014

Question: How do you pack a pre-Columbian apron with a real toucan’s head attached to the front of it? Answer: Very carefully.
By Mary A. Dempsey, GW Magazine

W2 program

School of Nursing Partners With MedStar Washington Hospital Center

March 24, 2014

A new partnership between the George Washington University School of Nursing and MedStar Washington Hospital Center, named Washington Squared (W2), will offer scholarship benefits and the promise of employment to GW’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students during the next six years.

Teachers in Industry program photo

Now Accepting 2014 Applications for GWTIP

March 12, 2014

Applications for the 2014 GW Teachers in Industry Project (GWTIP) now open to Loudoun, Manassas City, Manassas Park and Prince William County teachers. Deadline: April 21, 2014.


Virginia Innovation Partnership Grant Awarded to GW’s Computational Biology Institute

March 10, 2014

GW’s Computational Biology Institute (CBI) has been awarded a grant by the Virginia Innovation Partnership to accelerate innovation and economic growth in Virginia for their proposal “Next Generation Diagnostics.” CBI plans to commercialize new methods of pathogen diagnostics using a novel combination of genomics and informatics.

Car crash

NSF Grants Prestigious CAREER Award to Hamdar

March 08, 2014

Young and inexperienced drivers are at higher risk for collisions. Dr. Samer H. Hamdar, an assistant professor in GW’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and director of the Traffic and Networks Research Laboratory, hopes to create a safer driving environment, especially for these young and inexperienced drivers, by applying his research in collision prediction and vehicular control to develop a hazard-based driving behavioral model.

Nelson Carbonell

GW Board of Trustees Chair Nelson Carbonell Holds Faculty Town Hall Meeting at VSTC

March 04, 2014

The GW Board of Trustees charged Chair Nelson Carbonell to form a committee of Board members, faculty, and administrators, to engage with the

ECE Doctoral candidate Hatem ElBidweihy

ECE Student Defends Dissertation About the Magnetic Properties of High-Strength Steel

February 27, 2014

Hatem ElBidweihy, a graduate research assistant in VSTC's Institute for Magnetics Research, and a doctoral candidate in the School of Engineering & Applied Science's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, successfully defended his dissertation about magnetic properties of high-strength steel.

Exploration Hall at VSTC

ITF Spotlights Virginia Campus

February 26, 2014

GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus will soon house a cybersecurity academy as well as an expanded number of health sciences programs, thanks to the work of the university’s Innovation Task Force.

IIST Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

IIST Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program Expands to Loudoun County

February 15, 2014

One of the fastest growing segments in the Northern Virginia job market is the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry cluster, which includes such areas of specialization as cyber security, data analytics and health information technology. Loudoun County alone is predicting that this cluster will require 45,000 positions by 2022. In order to support the workforce demand, GW’s College of Professional Studies will be expanding its bachelor’s degree completion program in Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) to the Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) in fall 2014.

Feb. 2014 BOT meeting

Interdisciplinary Research Highlighted at Board Meeting

February 07, 2014

The Computational Biology Institute, located at the Virginia Science & Technology Campus, as well as the university’s Global Women’s Institute and the newly-announced Sustainability Institute, were showcased at the February Board of Trustees meeting.