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The Adventures of "Safety Man" Eskandarian

The Adventures of "Safety Man" Eskandarian

April 30, 2012

"SafetyMan," starring Professor Azim Eskandarian, SEAS Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering, develops intelligent systems to help improve the safety of our nation's highways. Although SafetyMan is depicted with a bit of exaggeration and humor, he, and the other "superheros," call attention to the important contributions engineering faculty make to critical research across a wide variety of sectors.

GW Expands Advanced Nursing Education in Rural Virginia

GW Expands Advanced Nursing Education in Rural Virginia

April 26, 2012

School of Nursing creates innovative partnership with Dabney S. Lancaster Community College to increase the number of primary care providers in rural areas.

Frank L. Culbertson and Dean Eskandarian

New Dean Asset to Campus and Region

April 13, 2012

The first GW building opened in Loudoun County in 1991, at a time when there were only 90,000 residents, and the "dot-com boom" was a mere rumble. Soon thereafter, UUNet emerged as one of the first commercial internet providers, AOL relocated to its Dulles Campus, and Loudoun County spent more than a decade being known as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.

Robotics Workshop at STE Day

Hands-on Workshops Expose High School Students to STEM-related Career Opportunities

April 13, 2012

A group of students and their teachers huddle in a garage bay with a completely disassembled Toyota Yaris on one side and big-screen LCD monitors and computer equipment on the other. Their task is to analyze accident reports, review crash tests, and learn how computer simulations assess potential injuries to the vehicle occupants. Down the hall another group of students spend the morning integrating mechanical, electrical, and computer software systems through a microcontroller as they design and build their own robots.

STE Day 2012 Keynote Speaker, Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., Former NASA Astronaut - YouTube Video

April 09, 2012

During the Sixth Annual Science, Technology, and Engineering Day, students and teachers participated in ten interactive workshops designed to introduce them to new experiences outside of their traditional classrooms. Students also heard from two featured speakers— Raytheon’s Michael Walker, a cyber security expert, and Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., a former NASA astronaut and current senior vice president at Orbital.  MORE

Rolland Johnson physics lecture

Internationally Recognized Physicist Speaks on Campus in Conjunction with Conference

April 07, 2012

Dr. Rolland P. Johnson, an internationally recognized particle accelerator physicist, spoke on campus April 6 about his work in the development of Accelerator-Driven Subcritical Reactor (ADSR) nuclear power plants, which have the capability to operate in an inherently safe mode, generate no greenhouse gases, and produce minimal nuclear waste with no byproducts.

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2012)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (April-June 2012)

April 02, 2012

Student artwork from Loudoun County Public Schools will be on exhibit on Campus through June 3. The exhibit features two-dimensional, mixed-media works by close to 50 student artists from Belmont Ridge Middle School. The public is invited to an Artist Recognition Reception, Thursday, May 31, 6:30-8 p.m.

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.”