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October 26, 2012
October 26, 2012- January 6, 2013 -- Featuring mixed-media artwork by 17 art educators from Loudoun County Public Schools.
George Washington University Alumnus and Director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Penrose Albright to Kickoff Insights and Innovations Speaker Series, Nov. 7
October 24, 2012
October 01, 2012
Through a long-standing partnership with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), the university is proud to exhibit local student artwork. Through Feb. 19 artwork from Lucketts Elementary School and Tuscarora High School are on display. The next exhibit featuring artwork from Balls Bluff and Francis Hazel Reid Elementary Schools will open on Feb. 21.
September 19, 2012
Stuart Licht, a George Washington University professor of chemistry at the Virginia Science and Technology Campus, has received a $1.7 million grant to continue to study "solar cement."
The grant-funded by the National Science Foundation Sustainable Energy Pathways Program, under the umbrella of the NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability initiative-allows Dr. Licht and a team of GW researchers to examine the use of a green electrochemical process to form cement without CO2 gases.
August 27, 2012
The origin of Cerataspis monstrosa has been a mystery as deep as the ocean waters it hails from for more than 180 years. For nearly two centuries, researchers have tried to track down the larva that has shown up in the guts of other fish over time but found no adult counterpart. Until now. GW Biology Professor Keith Crandall cracked the code to the elusive crustacean's DNA this summer.
June 25, 2012
Keith Crandall, a renowned biologist and population geneticist, has been named founding director of the George Washington University Computational Biology Institute. This newly created position will further strengthen GW’s role as a leader in science and research in the region and nationally.
June 08, 2012
A team of George Washington University researchers have received federal funding to study the effects earthquakes have on nuclear reactor cores. The findings of the research have implications for nuclear reactor construction and analysis well into the future.
April 18, 2012
Student artwork from Loudoun County Public Schools will be on exhibit on Campus through June 3. The exhibit features two-dimensional, mixed-media works by close to 50 student artists from Belmont Ridge Middle School. The public is invited to an Artist Recognition Reception, Thursday, May 31, 6:30-8 p.m.
Former Astronaut Frank Culbertson to Keynote GW's Science, Tech & Engineering Day for 150 High Schoolers, April 13
April 09, 2012