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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.