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August 28, 2014
The George Washington University School of Nursing (SON) will host a pilot white coat ceremony. The ceremony emphasizes the importance of providing compassionate, patient-centered care to new nursing students and formalizes the students’ commitment to do so. Similar to white coat ceremonies at medical schools, GW SON students will recite an oath, receive a white coat, hear a leadership address by the school’s founding Dean Jean Johnson and attend a reception.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
October 26, 2012
October 26, 2012- January 6, 2013 -- Featuring mixed-media artwork by 17 art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools.
George Washington University Alumnus and Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Penrose Albright to Kickoff Insights and Innovations Speaker Series, Nov. 7
October 24, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 08, 2012
A team of George Washington University researchers have received federal funding to study the effects earthquakes have on nuclear reactor cores. The findings of the research have implications for nuclear reactor construction and analysis well into the future.