Press Release Archives



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.

Researchers at GW Receive Federal Funds to Study the Effect Earthquakes Have on Nuclear Reactors

Researchers at GW Receive Federal Funds to Study the Effect Earthquakes Have on Nuclear Reactors

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.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2012)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2012)

April 18, 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.

Former Astronaut Frank Culbertson to Keynote GW's Science, Tech & Engineering Day for 150 High Schoolers, April 13

April 09, 2012

Students to Participate in Interactive Workshops about Science, Technology, and Engineering.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (January-March 2012)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (January-March 2012)

January 13, 2012

LCPS students from Seneca Ridge Middle School exhibit close to 50 two-dimensional pieces on Campus through March 21.

Open House - Fall Program, Oct. 4, 2011 at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus

Open House - Fall Program, Oct. 4, 2011 at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus

September 19, 2011

BRING US YOUR AMBITION to move ahead in your career or change careers. Learn about programs offered in convenient formats for working professionals in engineering, computer science, information technology management, entrepreneurship, education, leadership, health sciences, and nursing. For more information e-mail or call the Office of Corporate and Community Relations at (703) 726-3650.

9th Annual LCPS Art Educators Exhibit on Campus (September 2011-January 2012)

September 14, 2011

Eighteen art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools exhibit two and three-dimensional, mixed-media artwork on Campus from Sept. 14, 2011 - Jan. 5, 2012. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Artist Opening Reception Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, 5:30-8 p.m. Call (703) 726-3650 for more information.

GW ‘Teachers In Industry’ Project Turns Local Teachers Into Interns

GW ‘Teachers In Industry’ Project Turns Local Teachers Into Interns

July 13, 2011

University Program Pairs Northern Virginia Teachers with Big Businesses to Boost Careers and Curriculum in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

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.”

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

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.”

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2011)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2011)

April 15, 2011

Student artwork from Loudoun County Public Schools is on exhibit through June 6 on Campus, featuring two-dimensional, mixed-media works by more than 50 student artists from Balls Bluff Elementary School, Cool Spring Elementary School, John W. Tolbert Elementary School, and Pine Brook Elementary School.