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Bringing Undersea Exploration to Virginia, Titanic Discoverer Bob Ballard to Discuss Science and the New Workforce with Local Business Leaders and to Deliver Keynote at GW’s ‘Science, Tech & Engineering Day’ for More than 150 Virginia High School Students
April 05, 2011
Robert Ballard, oceanographer and explorer best known for discovering the shipwreck of RMS Titanic and founding The JASON Project, will speak to local business leaders, educators and elected officials on the issue of science, technology and the new workforce. Brian Fitzgerald, executive director of the Business-Higher Education Forum, will also address how corporations are taking the lead in supporting STEM education and future careers in science and technology.
February 04, 2011
In celebration of the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Campus, distinctive works from local GW Alumni artists will be on display in three exhibits throughout the year. The first exhibit, featuring approximately 30 pieces of artwork by distinguished GW alumni. MORE
January 14, 2011
More than 50 students from the Douglass School, and Frances Hazel Reid, Lucketts, and Evergreen Mill Elementary Schools exhibit 2-D artwork on Campus through April 11.
January 13, 2011
The George Washington University and K12 Inc., a leader in online K-12 education, recently announced a partnership to launch an elite new online private high school—the George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS). The independent private school will serve students in the U.S. and in countries around the world.
January 11, 2011
Thinking of starting a technology-business? ACTiVATE is recruiting women with strong business and technology experience to join its inaugural class at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia. Come and learn more about how you can leverage your experiences, empower yourself, and ACTiVATE your future!
December 02, 2010
The GW School of Nursing will host a pinning ceremony on December 6 to mark the completion of its first Bachelor of Science class within the newly-established school. Seventeen students will take part in the ceremony, which begins at 6 p.m. in the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus's Innovation Hall.
October 29, 2010
Student artwork from Loudoun County Public Schools on exhibit at The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC). The exhibit features two-dimensional, mixed-media works by more than 50 student artists from Catoctin Elementary School, Evergreen Mill Elementary School, Smarts Mill Middle School, and Loudoun County High School. Artist Recognition Reception, Tuesday, December 7, 6:30–8:00 p.m.
Distinguished GW Faculty Member and Renowned Muralist Exhibits at The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Sept. 20-Dec. 31, 2010
September 23, 2010
Professor Emeritus of Fine Art at The George Washington University and renowned muralist, William Woodward, is the featured artist in the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus Regional Artist Series exhibit Selections from the Seven Deadly Sins Series.
September 21, 2010
Fifteen art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools exhibit two and three-dimensional, mixed-media artwork on Campus from Sept. 21 - Oct. 25, 2010.
George Washington University Professor Develops Carbon Dioxide-Free Method Of Producing Iron—New Method Could Significantly Decrease The Atmospheric Level Of The Global Warming Gas CO2
August 24, 2010
George Washington University Professor Stuart Licht has developed a revolutionary carbon dioxide-free method of producing iron that could provide a breakthrough for an industry that has been using the same polluting process of iron smelting for more than three thousand years.
GW Program Pairs Loudoun County Teachers with Big Businesses for Lessons in STEM Careers and Curriculum
July 07, 2010
Local Teachers Take 21st Century Skills Back to the Classroom Thanks to GW 'Teachers in Industry Project' (GWTIP)
GWorld 2.0 Coming Soon! New Cards Being Issued July 8 and 9 at the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus
June 25, 2010
All staff, faculty, and students need to get NEW GWorld 2.0 cards. If you haven't already, plan to get yours on Sept. 16 or 17. The old cards will no longer work with the new card readers being installed the week of Sept. 20.
Girl Power—An interactive camp at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus is providing Loudoun County female students with a wealth of career ideas.
June 24, 2010
Genomic Opportunities for Girls in Research Labs (GO GIRL) is a free hands-on science program for female students enrolled in Loudoun County Public Schools.
June 09, 2010
Members of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) learned about driving simulator vehicle and behavior research taking place in the Center for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR), such as the effects of drowsiness and distractions on driving. Following a presentation, attendees had the opportunity to drive for themselves.
May 14, 2010
The GW Board of Trustees voted to approve the formation of the GW School of Nursing. The new school, which has 30 faculty members already in place and expects to hire more top-level professionals in the field, will be housed on both GW's Foggy Bottom Campus and on its Virginia Science and Technology Campus. All of the school's classroom exercises and a newly built 3,000-square-foot simulation lab are located in Virginia. View PRESS RELEASE or FULL STORY.