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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.
April 04, 2016
GW faculty and students host Loudoun County teenagers at Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
March 31, 2016
In the advancement of alternative energy sources, and the critical importance of the global warming, magnetic refrigeration is a promising energy efficient and environmentally friendly technology to replace conventional vapor-compression techniques. Our research aims to design, develop, and implement the first scalable commercially viable compressor-free magnetic refrigerator system.
March 15, 2016
GW was honored to receive the Loudoun School-Business Partnership Award of Excellence for Service on March 11. The partnerships with Loudoun County Public Schools began more than 15 years ago and have expanded to include close working relationships with the art and science departments. Thousands of LCPS students and teachers have benefited from exposure to new experiences and hands-on learning, especially in STEM-related fields.
March 14, 2016
Sustainability is a complex topic that means different things to different people and companies. Alison Taylor, vice president of sustainability for Siemens, shared her insights about the evolution of sustainability, especially as it applies to Siemens, with attendees of the Dean's Speaker Series on March 2nd.
March 14, 2016
The explosion of data in today’s world is rapidly shaping the landscape of our lives. GW’s new, interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Data Science program was created to help meet the need for specialists with the skills to process, interpret and extract actionable insights from the vast amounts of data being produced. The Certificate will be offered at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus starting this summer.
February 08, 2016
Core expert Jenna Wolfe finds out her resting metabolic rate with the help of Dr. Todd Miller at the Milken Institute School of Public Health's Weight Management and Human Performance Laboratory and then puts the negative calorie diet to the test. Aired Feb. 8, 2016 on the Dr. Oz show.
February 03, 2016
Kevin Pelphrey, a global leader in autism research, and $5 million investment will transform GW into a top research and treatment center for adolescents and young adults with autism. The Institute will be based on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus.
January 11, 2016
Spring semester kicks off today with the opening of three new classrooms at VSTC. These newest additions are part of the 6,900 square foot build out on the first floor of Discovery Hall.
January 06, 2016
Dean Eskandarian, Dean Jeffries, and representatives from both the campus and the School of Nursing (SON) welcomed Delegate-elect John Bell (D-Loudoun) to campus today.
December 09, 2015
Political leaders of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia stressed cooperation as a pillar of regional economic growth at the inaugural Capital Region Business Forum, sponsored by the George Washington University and moderated by President Steven Knapp.
December 09, 2015
A new study recently released finds the George Washington University contributes more than half a billion dollars to Virginia’s economy, thanks to its growing Virginia Science and Technology Campus and graduate education centers.
November 13, 2015
The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has launched a new Ph.D. program in Translational Health Sciences. The program is designed to prepare health care professionals and leaders to create, translate, disseminate, and integrate knowledge across disciplines.
October 28, 2015
Members of the School of Nursing community—including Dean Pamela Jeffries, administrative leaders, faculty and students—cut the ribbon Oct. 27 on a new skills and simulation laboratory.