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VSTC Hosts Health Sciences Career Exploration Workshops

June 20, 2017

Local high school students are empowered to make more informed career choices after attending VSTC’s hands-on workshop, a “Day in the Health Sciences.” The career exploration program included hands-on workshops on occupational therapy, medical laboratory sciences, pre-medicine, and emergency medical services management.

Congressional Art show winner with Comstock

Local High School Students Shine at Congressional Art Show

June 19, 2017

Rep. Barbara Comstock's 10th Congressional District art competition, hosted this spring at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, drew 138 entries. Judges awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention ribbons in each of the seven categories. The "Best of Show" piece will hang in the U.S. Capitol, along with winners from other Congressional Districts.

Dr. Pelphrey

The Autism Sex Bias

April 15, 2017

Boys are diagnosed with autism at more than four times the rate of girls. Scientists are trying to figure out why, but this much is becoming clear: All that we think we know about autism is only half the story.

UAS in flight at VSTC

GW Researchers Conduct Flight Test of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at VSTC

April 06, 2017

On a windy spring morning there was excitement in the air as a group of six GW faculty and students gathered at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) to conduct a flight test of a "drone," technically called an unmanned aerial system (UAS), under development for use by the U.S. Navy. The trial flight at VSTC is part of a multi-year development process to test the prototype's ability to fly and collect accurate data about when and under what conditions it is safe to land helicopters on Naval ships.