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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.

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Local High School Students Shine at Congressional Art Show

June 19, 2017

Rep. Barbara Comstock's 10th Congressional District art competition, hosted this spring at GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, drew 138 entries. Judges awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention ribbons in each of the seven categories. The "Best of Show" piece will hang in the U.S. Capitol, along with winners from other Congressional Districts.

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The Autism Sex Bias

April 15, 2017

Boys are diagnosed with autism at more than four times the rate of girls. Scientists are trying to figure out why, but this much is becoming clear: All that we think we know about autism is only half the story.

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GW Researchers Conduct Flight Test of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at VSTC

April 06, 2017

On a windy spring morning there was excitement in the air as a group of six GW faculty and students gathered at GW's Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) to conduct a flight test of a "drone," technically called an unmanned aerial system (UAS), under development for use by the U.S. Navy. The trial flight at VSTC is part of a multi-year development process to test the prototype's ability to fly and collect accurate data about when and under what conditions it is safe to land helicopters on Naval ships.

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What Do Rust Prints and Steinway Pianos Have in Common?

February 10, 2017

Two talented GW alumni artists, Brian Kirk and Teresa Duke, are currently exhibiting on Campus through April 12, with a reception to meet the artists on March 31. While their subject matters, mediums and artistic inspirations are unique, they share a connection to GW.

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Dean Inaugurated as Simulation Fellow

January 31, 2017

GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries was inducted Jan. 30 as an inaugural Fellow for the new Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).

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GW Announces Thomas LeBlanc, 17th GW President

January 09, 2017

Dr. LeBlanc addressed members of the university community on Friday, saying that leading GW will be a great honor, challenge and 'incredibly exciting adventure.'

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Kevin Pelphrey Installed as Carbonell Family Professor in Autism

October 31, 2016

The position was created through a $2.5 million gift from the Nelson A. and Michele Carbonell Family Foundation.

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New Grant to Boost Cybersecurity Education in Virginia through GW Cyber Hub and Partnerships

September 14, 2016

GW is teaming up with the Michigan Cyber Range (MCR) to bring a cutting-edge cybersecurity training environment to GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus. Made possible by a half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, the SCEPTRE project will create a platform for training, research and experimentation.

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Back to School: Three New Programs Launched for Fall Semester

September 12, 2016

The fall 2016 semester kicked off with the launch of three new programs in cybersecurity, data science and translational health sciences.

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.”