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GW Offers Free Virtual Fall Group Fitness Classes

September 08, 2020

Join GW Campus Recreation on ZOOM for daily group fitness classes. Classes are free this fall and open to all GW students, faculty and staff!

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GW Nursing Students Take Charge at COVID-19 Testing Site

September 08, 2020

When it was announced that George Washington University would be bringing back a limited number of students, faculty and staff on campuses this fall and that individuals would need to be regularly tested for COVID-19, leaders at the GW School of Nursing got to work.

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Pandemic Announcements, FAQs and more

August 28, 2020

With the fall semester underway, the GW community is demonstrating every day that it matters less where we are and more how we are coming together—supporting one another, remaining connected, and fulfilling our mission. A place to find answers to questions you may have.

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CPS Team Expands Online Learning & Faculty Support during COVID-19

June 06, 2020

When it comes to the unprecedented move universities and schools around the country made to transition the remainder of the spring 2020 semester to virtual learning, CPS was well-positioned to make the jump with expertise in online learning and a dedicated instructional design team.

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GW to distribute $9.1 million in federal CARES Act funds to students

May 30, 2020

GW leadership reported the university has been allocated approximately $9.1 million from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).

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A Decade of GW Nursing

May 06, 2020

On a warm evening in Ashburn, Virginia last September, Dean Pamela Jeffries led students, faculty and staff in a toast as the school’s name was unveiled atop Innovation Hall. Ten years prior, when the GW School of Nursing formed to become the university’s 10th school, faculty shared a small cluster of offices in that building. Founding Dean Jean Johnson sensed, though, that someday the building would bear the school’s name. A decade later, it did.

Ms. Alvine Ntandu, a 2019 cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program graduate

Rising Star! Cybersecurity Alumna Shares GW Student Experience

March 03, 2020

We interviewed Ms. Alvine Ntandu, a 2019 cybersecurity bachelor’s degree completion program graduate, to learn about her GW student experience and her post-graduation career progression. She credits her GW program curriculum, GW job fair and the NSF-SFS scholarship as being instrumental in her career progression.

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GW Nursing Again Ranked Top 10 for Online Graduate Nursing

January 14, 2020

U.S. News & World Report again ranked GW’s master of science in nursing in the top 10 for online graduate nursing, with the school coming in at number six for the second year in a row.

New Provost M. Brian Blake

GW Welcomes New Provost

December 05, 2019

Students, faculty and staff of the George Washington University gathered to welcome new Provost M. Brian Blake with a reception in mid-November, enjoying snacks and brief remarks from Dr. Blake and from GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc.

Dr. Sara Hooshangi

Celebrating Dr. Hooshangi’s Decade of Service as IIST Program Director

December 04, 2019

Dr. Sara Hooshangi proved herself a valuable leader as the inaugural director of the Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) bachelor’s degree completion program. Over the last decade, she grew the fledgling program into a unique, well-established program, producing graduates who are prepared for a variety of careers in the rapidly changing technology world. She will be missed.

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Dr. Hamdar Gives Invited Talk about His Transportation Research

October 28, 2019

GW School of Engineering's Dr. Samer Hamdar, gave an invited talk at Georgia Tech Transportation Institute's Seminar Series about "Collision Formation in Uninterrupted Flow Conditions: Behavioral and Data-Driven Analysis and Modeling."

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Lighting the Way: The Future of Data Processing

September 25, 2019

Imagine a world where you never had to wait for a document to download or a video to stream, where a self-driving car was aware of everything around it, and you didn’t question the security of online banking. Two GW School of Engineering and Applied Science researchers are pioneering a new way to process information—using light instead of electrons—that could transform the era of digitalization driven by the need to quickly, efficiently and securely process data.

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New Website to Connect Students with Research Opportunities

September 17, 2019

A new GW website, GW Student Research Commons, provides a one-stop resource to connect students with research opportunities.The website is geared toward the university’s undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across all disciplines. Students will be able to use the website to find paid research positions, fellowships, databases of scholarships and other funding opportunities, research internships and other for-credit or volunteer opportunities.

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Meet the Simulation Staff in the School of Nursing

September 13, 2019

As GW Nursing’s student population has grown, the Simulation Learning and Innovation Center has added staff to keep up with demands of Bachelor of Science in Nursing labs, Objective Simulated Clinical Experiences for graduate students and other simulated events hosted for outside groups. GW School of Nursing is a top ranked school headquartered at GW's VSTC.

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Behind the Scenes Tour of High-tech Museum Brings Classwork to Life

September 02, 2019

CPS’s Career Services Department organized a unique behind-the-scenes tour of Glenstone art museum for 18 of our Integrated Information Science & Technology (IIST) program bachelor’s degree completion students. Students had a chance to learn about the extensive IT infrastructure design and challenges.

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Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

May 03, 2011

“Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Loudoun Country Board of Supervisors hereby commends The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on its 20th anniversary; and expresses its gratitude to the University for its contribution to the economy of Loudoun County and for educating its citizens to fill jobs of the twenty-first century.”