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New Website to Connect Students with Research Opportunities

September 17, 2019

A new GW website, GW Student Research Commons, provides a one-stop resource to connect students with research opportunities.The website is geared toward the university’s undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across all disciplines. Students will be able to use the website to find paid research positions, fellowships, databases of scholarships and other funding opportunities, research internships and other for-credit or volunteer opportunities.

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Meet the Simulation Staff in the School of Nursing

September 13, 2019

As GW Nursing’s student population has grown, the Simulation Learning and Innovation Center has added staff to keep up with demands of Bachelor of Science in Nursing labs, Objective Simulated Clinical Experiences for graduate students and other simulated events hosted for outside groups. GW School of Nursing is a top ranked school headquartered at GW's VSTC.

A group of IIST bachelor’s degree completion program students in front of a sculpture at Glenstone art museum

Behind the Scenes Tour of High-tech Museum Brings Classwork to Life

September 02, 2019

CPS’s Career Services Department organized a unique behind-the-scenes tour of Glenstone art museum for 18 of our Integrated Information Science & Technology (IIST) program bachelor’s degree completion students. Students had a chance to learn about the extensive IT infrastructure design and challenges.

Nicole Mintz

Welcome Career Services Director Nicole Mintz

August 29, 2019

Nicole Mintz, the newly hired director of career services for the GW College of Professional Studies (CPS), brings a wealth of experience to the job. She joined the team in August following a seven-year stint as advisor in the GW Career Services Center.

Linda Cassar

Identifying Compassion Fatigue in Obstetric Nurses

July 29, 2019

Compassion fatigue, characterized by lack of engagement, apathy and negative feelings, is a common complaint among nurses in fields such as oncology and emergency medicine. But for obstetric (OB) nurses, the data is less clear. Linda Cassar, D.N.P., RNC-OB, C.N.E., GW School of Nursing, hopes to change that. Dr. Cassar received a grant from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) for her research proposal, Understanding Compassion Fatigue Among Obstetric Nurses in the United States. 

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Local High School Students Shine at Congressional Art Show

May 08, 2019

Rep. Wexton (D-Va.) hosted the annual competition at the Virginia Science & Technology Campus where more than 235 entries from students across the 10th District were exhibited. GW has hosted the art competition for the past decade.

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CPS Students Compete in Virginia Cyber Competition

March 01, 2019

The world of cybersecurity is full of challenges and unknown dangers. Last week, a team of six GW cybersecurity bachelor’s degree students participated in a hands-on learning experience to help them be ready for the real challenges they will face in their future careers.

GW president on left in suit and tie and Wexton in tailed skirt outfit holds framed image of GW statue

GW Hosts Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Business Leaders for Discussion

February 21, 2019

Dozens of capital-area executives gathered at GW's VSTC in Ashburn, Va. for a discussion with U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.).The event, hosted at Exploration Hall in partnership with the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, brought together leaders from healthcare, banking, construction, information technology, consulting and nonprofit industries to hear about Ms. Wexton’s priorities and ask questions during an hourlong discussion. It was Ms. Wexton’s first meeting with the Loudoun County business community since taking office in January.

Best of Online Programs US News and World Report - Grad Nursing 2019

Nursing Online graduate programs ranked #6 by US News & World Report

January 15, 2019

GW’s master of science in nursing remained in the top 10 of US News & World Report rankings for online graduate nursing programs in 2019, tying for the sixth spot. The program also ranked second for best online master's in nursing programs for veterans.

President LeBlanc with 4 CPS employees-Chris Deering, Rosa Martinez, Maria Escoto and Pamela Porter (GW/William Atkins).

CPS Employees Recognized at Career Milestone Celebration

December 14, 2018

President LeBlanc and other administrators from around the university hosted a Career Milestones Ceremony in early December to recognize university staff and celebrate the legacy of GW employees with 20 or more years of service to the university.

John Warren in a suit in the new film studio with camera and special lighting

New Film Studio Recently Completed at VSTC

December 12, 2018

The instructional design team in The College of Professional Studies (CPS) is very excited to announce the December 2018 completion of their new film studio, located at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, in Ashburn, Va. The new dedicated space will support the growing demand for online learning.

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GW cracks top 20 schools for veteran students

October 29, 2018

The GW Hatchet reported that "GW is now considered one of the top 20 places for veterans to get a degree," according to recently released rankings from the news organization Military Times.

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Cotsen Textile Collections Find New Home at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

October 11, 2018

GW will receive an $18.4 million gift combining more than 4,000 textiles and an endowment to support the textile collections assembled by the late Lloyd Cotsen. The collections include textiles from nearly every era and every region in the world. The collections will be accessible for scholarly research and will influence future educational opportunities at the GW Museum and The Textile Museum.

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Research Ecosystem Review Launches

September 14, 2018

A goal of the university’s research strategic initiative, working groups will review and make recommendations to strengthen GW’s research efforts.

Senator Warner speaks about Cybersecurity issues at George Washington University

Senator Warner Discusses Hot Cybersecurity Topics with GW Students

August 30, 2018

Figuring out how to get newly educated cybersecurity professionals more quickly through the security clearance process and into the workforce was one of the questions contemplated during Senator Warner’s (D-Va.) discussion with six undergraduate students in GW’s cybersecurity bachelor’s completion program.

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.”