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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.
February 10, 2017
Two talented GW alumni artists, Brian Kirk and Teresa Duke, are currently exhibiting on Campus through April 12, with a reception to meet the artists on March 31. While their subject matters, mediums and artistic inspirations are unique, they share a connection to GW.
January 31, 2017
GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries was inducted Jan. 30 as an inaugural Fellow for the new Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).
January 09, 2017
Dr. LeBlanc addressed members of the university community on Friday, saying that leading GW will be a great honor, challenge and 'incredibly exciting adventure.'
October 31, 2016
The position was created through a $2.5 million gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation.
September 14, 2016
GW is teaming up with the Michigan Cyber Range (MCR) to bring a cutting-edge cybersecurity training environment to GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus. Made possible by a half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, the SCEPTRE project will create a platform for training, research and experimentation.
September 12, 2016
The fall 2016 semester kicked off with the launch of three new programs in cybersecurity, data science and translational health sciences.
September 09, 2016
For the GW School of Nursing, it was the largest cohort yet. More than 90 nursing students gathered in Ashburn for introductions, words of encouragement from faculty members and some SON traditions to mark their first day as nursing students. For many of the students in attendance, the White Coat Ceremony was their first step on the path to a career in nursing.
August 15, 2016
Fearless Flying in 2016! coincides with the commemoration of the 15th year since the tragedy of 9/11. Marian Osher was afraid to fly for three years after her flight was detoured on 9/11. Her in-flight fascination with the textures and abstractions of the earth and clouds inspired her to create colorful mixed-media paintings and wall hangings that helped her to overcome her fear of flying.
July 07, 2016
Saniya LeBlanc, an assistant professor in GW's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), has recently been awarded a Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) grant by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to continue her work developing technologies that address the growing demand for energy and improving their energy efficiency.
July 06, 2016
GW is helping more than 600 high-achieving high school students explore healthcare careers this summer. Three interactive and informative camps, offered through the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW School of Nursing (SON), will help students make educated career path decisions.
July 05, 2016
“I love the challenge and the joy of trying to catch time and space and energy in a jar—like a little kid and lightning bugs,” said Dean Taylor Drewyer, commenting on his approach to painting. An alumnus, Drewyer received his MFA degree in painting from GW in 1986.
May 26, 2016
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum’s collection and conservation center in Virginia will be renamed in honor of the foundation.
May 26, 2016
June is Men’s Health Month, a national education program marked by health screenings, fairs and other outreach activities to encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Associate professor and strength and conditioning specialist Todd Miller discusses fitness in GW Weight Management and Human Performance Lab at VSTC.
Medical Errors are 3rd Leading Cause of Death in U.S. & GWSON Launches MOOC Addressing Critical Issue
May 16, 2016
Current research suggests that medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Two GW School of Nursing experts who have spent decades working on health care quality improvement are offering a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) aimed at all members of health care teams.