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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.

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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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Nursing Online graduate programs ranked #6 by US News & World Report

January 15, 2019

GW’s master of science in nursing remained in the top 10 of US News & World Report rankings for online graduate nursing programs in 2019, tying for the sixth spot. The program also ranked second for best online master's in nursing programs for veterans.

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New Film Studio Recently Completed at VSTC

December 12, 2018

The instructional design team in The College of Professional Studies (CPS) is very excited to announce the December 2018 completion of their new film studio, located at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, in Ashburn, Va. The new dedicated space will support the growing demand for online learning.

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GW cracks top 20 schools for veteran students

October 29, 2018

The GW Hatchet reported that "GW is now considered one of the top 20 places for veterans to get a degree," according to recently released rankings from the news organization Military Times.

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Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 11, 2018

GW will receive an $18.4 million gift combining more than 4,000 textiles and an endowment to support the textile collections assembled by the late Lloyd Cotsen. The collections include textiles from nearly every era and every region in the world. The collections will be accessible for scholarly research and will influence future educational opportunities at the GW Museum and The Textile Museum.

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Research Ecosystem Review Launches

September 14, 2018

A goal of the university’s research strategic initiative, working groups will review and make recommendations to strengthen GW’s research efforts.

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Senator Warner Discusses Hot Cybersecurity Topics with GW Students

August 30, 2018

Figuring out how to get newly educated cybersecurity professionals more quickly through the security clearance process and into the workforce was one of the questions contemplated during Senator Warner’s (D-Va.) discussion with six undergraduate students in GW’s cybersecurity bachelor’s completion program.

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Nursing Students Celebrate Entry into the Profession

August 17, 2018

While many college students spent June and July taking a break from classes, the George Washington University School of Nursing’s first summer start cohort of accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) students were busy finishing their coursework and clinical experiences.

University Human Resources hosted its annual Proud to Be GW festivals on the Foggy Bottom and Virginia Science and Technology ca

University Hosts Proud to Be GW Festivals

August 08, 2018

The annual festivals bring GW staff together for activities and school spirit.

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New Bus Design Celebrates GW’s Long-term Commitment to Virginia

July 18, 2018

You may have noticed the University’s newly branded shuttles running between GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, VA and GW’s main campus in Washington, DC.

Warner at NVTC event at GW talks about cybersecurity

Senator Warner Calls for a National Cyber Doctrine

June 25, 2018

GW’s VSTC sponsored a conversation with Mr. Warner for the Northern Virginia Technology Council and cyber security undergraduates.

Dean Deering welcomes accepted students to CPS in Arlington, VA (GW/William Atkin)

Admitted Students Welcomed to College of Professional Studies

June 22, 2018

The College of Professional Studies welcomed newly admitted students at a series of “Meet & Greet” events, where they meet faculty, staff and other admitted students before fall.

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GW Baja Team Trains at VSTC for International Competition

May 11, 2018

GW mechanical engineering students worked hard to build an off-road vehicle from scratch to compete in an international Baja competition. They have been test driving it at VSTC.

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GW Researcher Advances to the Final Round of NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

April 09, 2018

A team of George Washington University researchers were named as finalists in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition on Monday. The C2CNT team is led by Department of Chemistry Professor Stuart Licht, who team uses low-energy, low-cost technology developed in his lab located at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) into widely useful and highly valued products—carbon nanotubes.

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.”