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What Do Rust Prints and Steinway Pianos Have in Common?

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.

Dean Pamela Jeffries

Dean Inaugurated as Simulation Fellow

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).

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GW Announces Thomas LeBlanc, 17th GW President

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.'

From left to right: Steven Knapp, Kevin Pelphrey, Michele Carbonell, Nelson Carbonell, Forrest Maltzman, Jeffrey Akman.

Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism

October 31, 2016

The position was created through a $2.5 million gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation.

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New Grant to Boost Cybersecurity Education in Virginia through GW Cyber Hub and Partnerships

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.

New Programs at VSTC

Back to School: Three New Programs Launched for Fall Semester

September 12, 2016

The fall 2016 semester kicked off with the launch of three new programs in cybersecurity, data science and translational health sciences.

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Nursing Student Cohort 12 Welcomed to Campus with White Coat Ceremony

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.

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GW Magazine Features Marian Osher, MFA '72

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.

Assistant Professor Saniya LeBlanc

GW Faculty Member Receives Gov. McAuliffe's Research Commercialization Award

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.

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High School Students Explore Healthcare Careers

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.

Wave Break by Dean Taylor Drewyer, Painting

Distinguished GW Alumnus Exhibits at VSTC

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.

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Tips for Men’s Health Month

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.

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Museum Receives Major Gift from the Avenir Foundation

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.

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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.

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Dean Eskandarian's New Book on Quantum Computing

May 16, 2016

Dean Ali Eskandarian is one of three editors of the new book--Logic and Algebraic Structures in Quantum Computing.

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.”