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New Partnership Aims to Detect, Predict Health Abnormalities in Drivers

February 28, 2021

A SEAS research team received funding to develop artificial intelligence systems aimed at helping people with health challenges drive safely.

GW Digital Health Summit April 14-16, 2021

Registration now open for inaugural GW Digital Health Summit

February 26, 2021

GW is hosting its inaugural Digital Health Summit focused on the rapid acceleration of digital technologies in healthcare and the implications for healthcare and academic environments alike. Taking place virtually on the afternoons of April 14-16, 2021, presentations and discussions will focus on the state of the science, innovation and development with digital health technologies and the gaps and opportunities that exist.

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GW Kicks Off Bicentennial with Virtual Celebration

February 10, 2021

Program included student and faculty performances, a documentary narrated by alumna Kerry Washington and messages from distinguished alumni.

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GW Offers Free Virtual Spring Group Fitness Classes

January 17, 2021

Join GW Campus Recreation on ZOOM for daily group fitness classes. Classes are free this spring and open to all GW students, faculty and staff! This schedule runs from January 11-May 2, with a variety of cardio/strength classes and mind/body classes.

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Bicentennial Kickoff Scheduled for Feb. 9

January 15, 2021

We kick off our bicentennial celebrations with a virtual opening ceremony on Feb. 9, the 200th anniversary of the 1821 congressional act that established the university.

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GW’s Response to COVID-19

December 04, 2020

Virtual instruction will continue for the spring 2021 semester. Learn more about our enhanced health and safety efforts as well as our response to COVID-19.

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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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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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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.

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.”