Press Release Archives

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.

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.