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GW Researchers Explore COVID-19 Impact through Intramural Funding

January 06, 2021

Among the myriad COVID-19 research and scholarly activities taking place across GW are twelve research teams supported b

Digital Collections Keep Student Research Alive

January 04, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts student research, associate professor of biology 

GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

December 17, 2020

The George Washington University was part of the historic nationwide effort to develop and test a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine in record time, serving as a 

Virginia Expands Partnership with the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

December 15, 2020

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a $700,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to implement an innovative educational project in the

Pitch George Winners Get Fast-Tracked to New Venture Competition

December 14, 2020

As a professional business development consultant, Michael Tadesse, a current graduate student pursuing a global master’s of business administration at the George Washington University School of Bu

GW’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Expands Its Global Reach

December 03, 2020

Seyi Akiwowo was 26 when she came face to face—or face to faceless—with one of the Internet’s nastiest hazards.

Teaching Trials: Professor Brings Vaccine Experience to the Classroom

December 03, 2020

On the first day of this fall’s Research Methods and Applied Statistics class, Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration Bill Adams,

GW Nursing Research Seeks to Reduce Disparities in Maternal Mortality

December 02, 2020

A pair of George Washington University School of Nursing researchers were

Elliott School’s Bachelor of Science Program Achieving Goal of Expanding Opportunities for Students across Disciplines

December 01, 2020

Designed to prepare students to tackle a range of global challenges ranging from cybersecurity to space policy, the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs’ Bachelor of

GW Reaches $3.2M Agreement to Support Development of Cold Plasma Technology

November 18, 2020

George Washington University has entered a new $3.2 million corporate research agreement with 

Federal Funding Fuels GSEHD’s Center for Rehabilitation Counselor Research and Education

November 17, 2020

Although the unemployment rate for Americans with disabilities has steadily decreased over the past three decades, in 2019 people with disabilities were still 

Three GW Research Initiatives Awarded PIT-UN Funding

November 13, 2020

George Washington University faculty will develop and support three cross-disciplinary, collaborative research initiativ

The Lab Behind GW’s COVID Testing Program

November 12, 2020

While George Washington University leaders were exploring how to safely bring a limited number of students, faculty and

New Mourning: How COVID Is Altering the Way We Grieve

November 09, 2020

In Indiana, a recently deceased man’s life was celebrated with a parade through his hometown, as fire trucks led lines of cars decked with balloons and banners.

Physics Collaboration Seeks to Shed Light on Particle Formation

November 04, 2020

A team of George Washington University physicists have been at the forefront of a new international collaboration to exp

‘Safety Net’ of Ambitious Goals Needed to Tackle Alarming Biodiversity Decline

October 30, 2020

A “safety net” made up of multiple ambitious and interlinked goals is needed to tackle nature’s alarming decline, accord

GWSB’s Vanessa Perry Discusses Challenges for Black Homeownership

October 29, 2020

Less than 50 percent of Black households own their homes, compared with just over 75 percent of white households, according to a new report from the National Association of Real Estate Brokers.

Ghosts of the Coast: Artists and Scientists Bring ‘Ghost Forests’ to Life

October 28, 2020

For a decade, Assistant Professor of Biology Keryn Gedan has told an e

Earthquake May Have Destroyed Ancient Canaanite Palace

October 06, 2020

Professor of Classics and Anthropology Eric Cline co-directed a team of Israeli and American researchers that uncovered evidence of an earthquake that may have destroyed a flourishing Canaanite pal

Cross-Disciplinary Research to Quantify Evolution, Spread of Misinformation

October 02, 2020

When two George Washington University researchers came up with an idea to study how misinformation evolves and spreads o

Vaccine Opposition Online Uniting around ‘Civil Liberties’ Argument

October 01, 2020

Anti-vaccination discourse on Facebook increased in volume over the past decade, coalescing around the argument that ref

SEAS Researcher Develops New Tools to Advance Cardiac Surgery and Therapy

September 11, 2020

A team of researchers led by a George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science professor develope

GW All Access: The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

September 11, 2020

Having run her own catering and events company after a career in restaurant management and culinary arts, Dominque Tolbert, a graduate student pursing a global master's of business administration,

Unionized Nursing Homes Saw Fewer COVID-19 Deaths

September 11, 2020

More than 40 percent of COVID-19 cases in the United States have occurred in nursing homes, and new research indicates that healt

IDDP Director Joins Major Study of Facebook’s Effect on Elections

September 08, 2020

An independent group of scholars including the George Washington University’s Rebekah Tromble will team up with Facebook researchers to conduct a major study of the social media giant’s effect on t

GW to Conduct Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Experimental Vaccine

July 27, 2020

The George Washington University will participate in a clinical trial for an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, the university announced Monday.

Miniature Device Could Instantly Diagnose COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Researchers at the George Washington University have developed a miniscule device that could allow public health professionals to immediately diagnose and track COVID-19 infection using cell phones

For Chimpanzees, Salt and Pepper Hair Not a Marker of Old Age

July 14, 2020

Silver strands and graying hair is a sign of aging in humans, but things aren’t so simple for our closest ape relatives—the chimpanzee.

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