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New Bus Design Celebrates GW’s Long-term Commitment to Virginia

July 18, 2018

You may have noticed the University’s newly branded shuttles running between GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, VA and GW’s main campus in Washington, DC.

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Senator Warner Calls for a National Cyber Doctrine

June 25, 2018

GW’s VSTC sponsored a conversation with Mr. Warner for the Northern Virginia Technology Council and cyber security undergraduates.

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Admitted Students Welcomed to College of Professional Studies

June 22, 2018

The College of Professional Studies welcomed newly admitted students at a series of “Meet & Greet” events, where they meet faculty, staff and other admitted students before fall.

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GW Baja Team Trains at VSTC for International Competition

May 11, 2018

GW mechanical engineering students worked hard to build an off-road vehicle from scratch to compete in an international Baja competition. They have been test driving it at VSTC.

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GW Researcher Advances to the Final Round of NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

April 09, 2018

A team of George Washington University researchers were named as finalists in the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition on Monday. The C2CNT team is led by Department of Chemistry Professor Stuart Licht, who team uses low-energy, low-cost technology developed in his lab located at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus to transform carbon dioxide (CO2) into widely useful and highly valued products—carbon nanotubes.

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Getting to Know Chris Deering: CPS Interim Dean

February 27, 2018

Christopher J. Deering was appointed Interim Dean of the College of Professional Studies, effective February 1, 2018, following the resignation of Dean Eskandarian. Chris, as he commonly goes by, is far from new to GW and has transitioned smoothly to his new role. Now that he is at the helm of the College we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know him a little better.

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Ali Eskandarian Announces Resignation from Academic Leadership

January 03, 2018

Ali Eskandarian, who has served for nearly seven years as dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) and Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC), has announced his resignation from academic leadership, effective Jan. 31.

GW Holiday Video 2017

December 20, 2017

We wish you a Happy Holiday Season & Wonderful New Year!

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GW School of Nursing Celebrates Graduates with Pinning Ceremony

December 18, 2017

Keynote speaker tells SON graduates to keep studying, keep learning.

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Autism Research Targets Transition to Young Adulthood

October 30, 2017

The NIH recently awarded more than $11.7 million to a GW-based research project on autism spectrum disorder diagnosis disparities.

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GW Community Meets President Thomas LeBlanc at Proud to be GW Festival

August 28, 2017

This year's Proud to Be GW Festival had a special twist as it was the first opportunity for most staff and faculty to meet GW's new president Thomas LeBlanc, who began his service to the University on August 1, 2017. The Festival, held annually at the Foggy Bottom Campus and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, celebrates the contributions employees make as being part of the GW family.

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Get Career Help with a “Handshake"

August 21, 2017

Current students and alumni now have access to Handshake, a powerful and dynamic new online career management and recruitment platform launched this summer. Handshake offers many exciting features, including a more personalized & powerful job search experience, relevant career resources, events & news, and a seamless recruiting and branding experience for employers.

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GW Nursing welcomes Dr. Janice J. Hoffman as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

July 05, 2017

GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Janice J. Hoffman as professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the School of Nursing.

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Elements: Water, Fire, Air & Earth

June 24, 2017

This exhibit by Larr Kelly is open to the public at George Washington University's Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn through September 15, 2017.

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VSTC Hosts Health Sciences Career Exploration Workshops

June 20, 2017

Local high school students are empowered to make more informed career choices after attending VSTC’s hands-on workshop, a “Day in the Health Sciences.” The career exploration program included hands-on workshops on occupational therapy, medical laboratory sciences, pre-medicine, and emergency medical services management.

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.”