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May 01, 2015
On April 20, VSTC welcomed Loudoun Supervisor Suzanne Volpe, the Loudoun County Department of Transportation & Capital Infrastructure, and about 30 residents and business owners from Ashburn to discuss road improvements to George Washington Boulevard.
April 29, 2015
The Virginia Science and Technology Campus hosts 130 high school students for ninth annual event.
April 25, 2015
GW professors Edward Teller and George Gamow, pioneers in nuclear physics, began a long and distinguished history for GW’s Department of Physics. Current faculty members continue in their footsteps with cutting-edge research and recent leadership in organizing the International Workshop on Partial Wave Analysis for Hadron Spectroscopy.
March 12, 2015
Are you interested in becoming a pharmacist? Maybe a clinical lab scientist, a researcher or other type of health professional? GW’s B.S. in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Sciences program helps prepare students for these careers and now offers an even broader range of options.
March 03, 2015
What do Charles Lindbergh, John Lennon and university namesake George Washington have in common? They’re a small sample of the historical figures drawn to heightened perfection by artist Mike Caplanis, whose work is on display through March 30 in Enterprise Hall at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus.
January 23, 2015
The George Washington University announced on Friday the hiring of Pamela R. Jeffries as the next dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Jeffries, who in 2013 was named the Johns Hopkins University inaugural vice provost of digital initiatives, has been a Johns Hopkins professor of nursing since 2009.
January 08, 2015
Construction crews are hard at work at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) building three teaching labs slated for completion this spring. The project, valued at more than $3 million, will allow expansion of health science programs on Campus by the spring of 2015.
December 10, 2014
In remarks delivered at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus that included military, international affairs and media undertones and marked the opening of the university’s GW Cyber Academy—an initiative that will serve degree-seeking academic programs, provide continuing education training for professionals who tackle cyber threats and facilitate applied research in cyber security—three security experts explained how ISIS has taken old propaganda tactics and combined them with new technology to become a threat in cyberspace.
December 09, 2014
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) addressed graduating nursing students at a poster presentation of capstone projects, assuring them that they have chosen a "superb profession." "We have a significant need for more health care professionals with the Affordable Care Act, the aging of our population-all of these things are creating that demand," Sen. Kaine said during his visit to Campus. "Campuses like this are where the solutions lie."
December 08, 2014
Faculty and staff from The George Washington University recently participated in the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14). GW was well represented at SC14 by staff from the Division of Information Technology (IT) and researchers from the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS). The conference, attended by more than 10,000 people, gives universities, institutions, companies and others an opportunity to showcase and share their innovative technologies to help open the door to new scientific and economic opportunities.
December 01, 2014
In order to remain at the forefront of a rapidly changing health care landscape, GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences has embarked on a significant expansion that will allow the school to serve as an educational center for an even larger portion of the nation’s new health professionals and leaders.
November 15, 2014
Stephen Hsu, a professor in the GW School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is developing an innovative friction reduction technology with a recently awarded $1 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to increase the fuel economy of vehicles. His new technology will potentially save the United States 140 million barrels of oil per year and help the automobile industry meet new fuel economy regulations. Prof. Hsu is leading a project team consisting of a car manufacturer, an oil company and several additive companies. The collaborating companies are providing matching funds to translate the concept into reality.
November 11, 2014
$1 million from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration will provide support for the development of the new Veterans BSN launching in spring 2015.
November 07, 2014
The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 InNOVAte Conference, held at the Center for Innovative Technology, focused on healthcare of the future. Two GW faculty members gave presentations and GW participated in the exhibit hall. Attendees, including practioners, researchers, educators, students and business leaders, explored the concepts and technologies transforming personal health management and healthcare with a half-day lineup of sessions. The program included two keynote speakers, Governor Terry McAuliffe and Dr. Bernadette Loftus of the Permanente Medical Group.