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The George Washington University Launches New Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Program

October 08, 2014

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences introduces a new program that offers candidates the opportunity to build a strong foundation towards a new and rewarding career in medicine.

Interdisciplinary Research Team Finds Method for More Precise Diagnosis of Pneumonia

September 23, 2014

GW researchers find DNA sequencing may lead to greater care for patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. GW's Computational Biology Institute contributed to the data analysis with their unique bioinformatics tool "Pathoscope." Read more.

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton to Attend GW Science, Technology and Engineering Day

April 21, 2014

Nearly 130 high school students from Loudoun County Public Schools will spend a day on the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Va., experiencing hands-on workshops designed to illustrate areas of research and careers in science, technology and engineering fields.

GW Hosts Discussion on Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care

January 08, 2014

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) and School of Nursing (SON) will co-host “Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care.” The discussion features Judy Murphy, deputy national coordinator for programs and policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

George Washington University Professor Receives Prestigious Humboldt Research Award

April 03, 2013

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

Panelists to Discuss the Key to Increased Enterprise Security at George Washington University’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Feb. 26

February 21, 2013

GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) will host a panel discussion titled “Linking Disciplines: The Key to Increased Enterprise Security.”

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (February-May 2013)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (February-May 2013)

February 01, 2013

Through a long-standing partnership with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the university is proud to exhibit local student artwork, featuring two-dimensional artwork by 48 students from Loudoun County Public Schools. The exhibit featuring artwork from Balls Bluff Elementary School and Francis Hazel Reid Elementary School will open on Feb. 22.  E-mail or call 703-726-3652 for more information.

Program from the artist's recognition reception (lists the names of all the student participants in the exhibit (.pdf)).

10th Annual LCPS Teacher Art Show (October 2012-January 2013)

10th Annual LCPS Teacher Art Show (October 2012-January 2013)

October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012- January 6, 2013 -- Featuring mixed-media artwork by 17 art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (October 2012-February 2013)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (October 2012-February 2013)

October 01, 2012

Through a long-standing partnership with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the university is proud to exhibit local student artwork. Through Feb. 19 artwork from Lucketts Elementary School and Tuscarora High School are on display. The next exhibit featuring artwork from Balls Bluff and Francis Hazel Reid Elementary Schools will open on Feb. 21.

Dr. Licht Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study 'Solar Cement'

Dr. Licht Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study 'Solar Cement'

September 19, 2012

Stuart Licht, a George Washington University professor of chemistry at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, has received a $1.7 million grant to continue to study "solar cement."

The grant-funded by the National Science Foundation Sustainable Energy Pathways Program, under the umbrella of the NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability initiative-allows Dr. Licht and a team of GW researchers to examine the use of a green electrochemical process to form cement without CO2 gases.

George Washington University Computational Biology Director Solves 200-Year-Old Oceanic Mystery

George Washington University Computational Biology Director Solves 200-Year-Old Oceanic Mystery

August 27, 2012

The origin of Cerataspis monstrosa has been a mystery as deep as the ocean waters it hails from for more than 180 years. For nearly two centuries, researchers have tried to track down the larva that has shown up in the guts of other fish over time but found no adult counterpart. Until now. GW Biology Professor Keith Crandall cracked the code to the elusive crustacean's DNA this summer.

Noted Biologist Keith Crandall Appointed Founding Director of Institute

GW Announces Creation of Computational Biology Institute to Conduct Integrated Research

June 25, 2012

Keith Crandall, a renowned biologist and population geneticist, has been named founding director of the George Washington University Computational Biology Institute. This newly created position will further strengthen GW’s role as a leader in science and research in the region and nationally.