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Linda Cassar

Identifying Compassion Fatigue in Obstetric Nurses

July 29, 2019

Compassion fatigue, characterized by lack of engagement, apathy and negative feelings, is a common complaint among nurses in fields such as oncology and emergency medicine. But for obstetric (OB) nurses, the data is less clear. Linda Cassar, D.N.P., RNC-OB, C.N.E., GW School of Nursing, hopes to change that. Dr. Cassar received a grant from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) for her research proposal, Understanding Compassion Fatigue Among Obstetric Nurses in the United States. 

Rep. Wexton with Best of Show winner Joanna Rivera Tan

Local High School Students Shine at Congressional Art Show

May 08, 2019

Rep. Wexton (D-Va.) hosted the annual competition at the Virginia Science & Technology Campus where more than 235 entries from students across the 10th District were exhibited. GW has hosted the art competition for the past decade.

Group of Cyber BPS student competing at VMI

CPS Students Compete in Virginia Cyber Competition

March 01, 2019

The world of cybersecurity is full of challenges and unknown dangers. Last week, a team of six GW cybersecurity bachelor’s degree students participated in a hands-on learning experience to help them be ready for the real challenges they will face in their future careers.

GW president on left in suit and tie and Wexton in tailed skirt outfit holds framed image of GW statue

GW Hosts Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Business Leaders for Discussion

February 21, 2019

Dozens of capital-area executives gathered at GW's VSTC in Ashburn, Va. for a discussion with U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.).The event, hosted at Exploration Hall in partnership with the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, brought together leaders from healthcare, banking, construction, information technology, consulting and nonprofit industries to hear about Ms. Wexton’s priorities and ask questions during an hourlong discussion. It was Ms. Wexton’s first meeting with the Loudoun County business community since taking office in January.

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