Press Release Archives

New Building at VSTC

Major Gift, New Name for the GW Museum and The Textile Museum’s Collections and Conservation Center in Virginia

May 26, 2016

A $5 million gift from the Avenir Foundation will provide state-of-the-art conservation equipment and technology to enhance long-term care for the 20,000-piece Textile Museum collection at the Ge

Kevin Pelphrey

The George Washington University Names Inaugural Director of Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

February 03, 2016

The George Washington University on Wednesday announced the selection of Kevin Pelphrey as the inaugural director of the university’s Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute. Dr. Pelphrey brings more than 15 years of experience in autism and neuroscience research, most recently as director of Yale University’s Center for Translational Developmental Neuroscience. He will begin his new role April 1.

Exploration Hall at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus

GW and Telos Announce Partnership to Create Center for Data Analytics

October 19, 2015

GW and Telos Corporation have signed a five-year agreement to support research and development in big data and data analytics in Northern Virginia.

translational medicine

GW Launches New Ph.D. Program in Translational Health Sciences

October 01, 2015

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce a new Ph.D. program in Translational Health Sciences. The program will prepare health professionals to generate and teach new knowledge about the processes and outcomes of translating, disseminating, and implementing evidence-based practice.

GW Becomes Host of Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection in Collaboration with SRI International

September 21, 2015

As of Oct. 1 the George Washington University will be the new host of the Institute for Infrastructure Protection (I3P), a national consortium of leading institutions addressing cybersecurity challenges affecting critical infrastructures. The consortium, founded and hosted by Dartmouth College since 2002, will advance GW’s prominence as a leader in cybersecurity research, policy and workforce development. GW will manage the I3P in collaboration with SRI International, an original member of the consortium.

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine to Tour GW School of Nursing’s Patient Simulation Lab

November 26, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., will visit the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on Dec. 1 to tour the School of Nursing’s state-of-the-art Skills and Simulation Laboratory, a training center with 21 highly sophisticated manikin patients that allow students to work in real-life situations. Sen. Kaine will address the university’s next generation of healthcare professionals, including participants in the Veterans Bachelor of Science Nursing Program on the demand for nurse practitioners in the region. GW President Steven Knapp will also make remarks.


The George Washington University Launches New Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Program

October 08, 2014

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences introduces a new program that offers candidates the opportunity to build a strong foundation towards a new and rewarding career in medicine.

Interdisciplinary Research Team Finds Method for More Precise Diagnosis of Pneumonia

September 23, 2014

GW researchers find DNA sequencing may lead to greater care for patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia. GW's Computational Biology Institute contributed to the data analysis with their unique bioinformatics tool "Pathoscope." Read more.

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton to Attend GW Science, Technology and Engineering Day

April 21, 2014

Nearly 130 high school students from Loudoun County Public Schools will spend a day on the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Va., experiencing hands-on workshops designed to illustrate areas of research and careers in science, technology and engineering fields.

GW Hosts Discussion on Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care

January 08, 2014

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) and School of Nursing (SON) will co-host “Health Information, Big Data and Quality of Care.” The discussion features Judy Murphy, deputy national coordinator for programs and policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

George Washington University Professor Receives Prestigious Humboldt Research Award

April 03, 2013

Tarek El-Ghazawi, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), was recently awarded the Humboldt Research Award, a prestigious international research award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Bonn, Germany, for excellence in his field of research.

Panelists to Discuss the Key to Increased Enterprise Security at George Washington University’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Feb. 26

February 21, 2013

GW’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) will host a panel discussion titled “Linking Disciplines: The Key to Increased Enterprise Security.”

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (February-May 2013)

LCPS Students Exhibit Artwork at GW (February-May 2013)

February 01, 2013

Through a long-standing partnership with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the university is proud to exhibit local student artwork, featuring two-dimensional artwork by 48 students from Loudoun County Public Schools. The exhibit featuring artwork from Balls Bluff Elementary School and Francis Hazel Reid Elementary School will open on Feb. 22.  E-mail or call 703-726-3652 for more information.

Program from the artist's recognition reception (lists the names of all the student participants in the exhibit (.pdf)).