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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.
May 16, 2016
Dean Ali Eskandarian is one of three editors of the new book--Logic and Algebraic Structures in Quantum Computing.
May 13, 2016
Scott White begins June 1 as director of the new cybersecurity undergraduate degree completion program. He brings broad expertise in national security, cybersecurity and infrastructure protection to the position. White will also take a leading role in the development of the GW Cyber Academy.
May 12, 2016
The Loudoun County School Board passed a Resolution naming VSTC to the 2016 Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Business Honor Roll for ongoing support of LCPS.
May 12, 2016
"Restaurants can be stressful for my daughter Frances, who has autism, but her difficulties led me to try to better understand and treat her type of situational anxiety," said Dr. Kevin Pelphrey, director of GW's Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute.
May 03, 2016
Rep. Barbara Comstock's 10th Congressional District art competition at VSTC drew almost 300 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.
April 20, 2016
Researchers have developed a new method to map and track the function of brain circuits affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in boys using brain imaging, a technique that will provide doctors with a tool that measures the progress of treatments in individual patients.
April 08, 2016
GW “Lights it Up Blue” throughout the month of April to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. GW will invest more than $5 million to establish the GW Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute. The Institute will be primarily based at VSTC.