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Danmeng Shuai

SEAS Research Furthers Development of Materials Able to Capture, Eliminate COVID-19 Virus Aerosols and Droplets

July 27, 2022

A team of researchers from the George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science has spent the past two years developing electrospun nanofiber fabrics for masks and air filters designed to sift out and neutralize the COVID-19 virus, generating significant research findings that could slow transmission as the pandemic wears on.

Provost Bracey

Christopher Alan Bracey Named Provost

February 18, 2022

Christopher Alan Bracey, who has served as interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs since June 2021, has been named the permanent provost of the George Washington University, President Mark S. Wrighton announced Friday.

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From Nasal Swab to Results: COVID-19 Testing Explained

February 07, 2022

A step-by-step guide to what’s happening behind the scenes at the GW Public Health Lab.

Mark Wrighton

Message from President Wrighton

January 03, 2022

Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D., was elected President of the George Washington University January 1, 2022. "My strong view is that by working together we can accelerate the progress of GW as one of the world’s great research universities," President Wrighton writes in first message to university community.

Pamela Norris

Diverse Perspectives Critical to Meeting Tomorrow’s Engineering Challenge

November 03, 2021

Today’s students will find themselves one day working in jobs that have yet to be thought up, using technologies that have yet to be invented to solve problems that have yet to be realized, said George Washington University's new Vice Provost for Research Pamela Norris at the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s annual Biomedical Engineering Day on Monday.

Tierney Pitzer

Getting to Know Tierney Pitzer: New IT Program Director

September 15, 2021

Tierney Pitzer began her position as program director for the Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program this summer. She has more than 20 years of industry experience in software programming and IT project management in the DMV area, plus 10 years of teaching in higher education. Now that Professor Pitzer is settling into her new role, we wanted to give our readers a chance to get to know her a little better.

Mark S. Wrighton

Mark S. Wrighton to Become Interim GW President Jan. 1

September 13, 2021

GW President Thomas J. LeBlanc will retire at the end of the fall 2021 semester, it was announced at a Faculty Senate meeting in early September. Mark S. Wrighton, a former chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, will serve as GW’s interim president starting Jan. 1.

Onward GW with blue right arrow

Onward GW: Return to Campus and the Classroom

August 07, 2021

We are excited to welcome students, faculty and staff to campus this fall. Learn more about the steps we are taking to prepare for your arrival to campus, including updating our public health protocols and reviewing and updating our buildings and classrooms.