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Research Finds Extreme Elitism, Social Hierarchy among Gab Users

September 03, 2019

Despite its portrayal as a network that champions free speech, users of the social media platform Gab display more extreme social hierarchy and elitism when compared

Novel Mapping Model Tracks How Hate Spreads and Adapts Online

August 21, 2019

Online hate thrives globally through self-organized, scalable clusters that interconnect to form resilient networks spread across multiple social media platforms, countries and languages, according

Proceeds from GW-Developed Drug to Fund Academic Priorities

August 16, 2019

The George Washington University has sold a portion of its royalty rights to sales of a drug originally developed at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, officials announced Friday, allowing

GW Experts Train Korean Researchers in Entrepreneurship

August 15, 2019

After traveling more than 7,000 miles from Korea to Washington, D.C., research professor Yoonjoo Choi, and his student, Donggun Kim, found themselves on a long journey up the East Coast.

New Nursing Program Seeks to Improve Care for Underserved Patients

August 13, 2019

A collaborative team of George Washington University faculty was recently awarded $2.8 million to develop a curriculum that will prepare primary care nurse practitioner students to better care for

Changes in Human Diet Shed Light on Human Evolution

July 23, 2019

A shift in diet has long been seen as one of the critical adaptations that distinguishes our own genus Homo from earlier human ancestors.

Knight Foundation Investment to Fund Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics

July 22, 2019

A new research institute at the George Washington University will fight the rise of distorted and misleading information online, working to educate national policymakers and journalists on strategi

SEAS Student Researches How Friction Can Prevent Earthquake Damage

July 19, 2019

Myrto Kampouris, a junior majoring in civil engineering at the George Washington University, has been spending her summer learning more about how buildings and other structures are equipped to with

First GenderPro Cohort Begins Summit

July 19, 2019

As the George Washington University Global Women’s Institute (GWI) launched  on Monday its inaugural GenderPro Summit, a week-long culmination o

Study: Many Parents Take Time to Adjust After Learning a Child is Gay, Bisexual or Lesbian

June 27, 2019

Two years after their child comes out as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB), many parents still say it is “moderately” or “very hard” for them to adjust to the news, according to a new study from the M

Undergraduate Researcher Aims to Map Gentrification in D.C.

June 27, 2019

Gavin Derleth, a rising senior in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, is spending his summer studying gentrification in Washington, D.C.

Pollinators Find a Home at GW

June 24, 2019

A trio of Columbian College of Arts and Sciences students are spending their summer huddled among Foggy Bottom’s flower beds, carefully documenting the kind

Report Details How Islamic State Supporters Use Telegram

June 20, 2019

Supporters of the Islamic State (IS) want to use social media to share propaganda and their extremist narrative, but they also want to coordinate operations without being detected by law enforcemen

What Can Policymakers Learn from California’s Childhood Vaccine Law?

June 10, 2019

A new analysis published by researchers at the Milken Institute School of Public Health found that a 2016 California vaccine law that banned nonmedical o

Chesapeake Bay Ghost Forests Highlight Wetland Transformation

June 06, 2019

As sea levels continue to rise along the Chesapeake Bay, more and more rural land neighboring the bay will be reclaimed as wetlands. Keryn Ge

Three GW Students Named Goldwater Scholars

May 14, 2019

Three George Washington University students—junior Logan Bartholomew, second-year Christianne Chua and junior Maggie Steiner—have been named 2019 

New Report Recommends Greater Transparency in Research

May 09, 2019

Lorena Barba, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, recently presented

GW Student Wins eMerge Americas Global Startup Competition

May 03, 2019

George Washington University student entrepreneur Danya Sherman outpitched more than 100 startup competitors from around the world to win the grand prize at the eMerge Americas annual conference in

Dr. LeBlanc, GW Leaders to Discuss Education and Technology at eMerge Americas

April 25, 2019

George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc and other members of the GW community will talk about the future of higher education and its intersection with technology and other topics at t

University Celebrates Exceptional Faculty

April 25, 2019

The George Washington University held its ninth annual Faculty Honors Ceremony Tuesday at the Jack Morton Auditorium, celebrating faculty

GW researchers vie for $30,000 in prizes at the 2019 TCO Innovation Competition

April 22, 2019

George Washington University researchers presented novel ideas ranging from efficient voltage converters that could have applications in medical devices to technology that aims to make cyber networ

GW’s New Venture Competition Awards Funding and Prizes to Student Companies

April 22, 2019

Nationwide, more than 50 percent of college students face food insecurity, said Chloe King, a senior at the Elliott School of International Affairs and co-founder of an online marketplace for disco

GW Students Pursue Startups and Entrepreneurship

April 17, 2019

As a student in the Milken Institute School of Public Health pursing a master’s degree in health administration, Khang Vuong’s primary career goal was to become a health system executive.

GW Researchers to Display Their Technologies at eMerge Americas

April 17, 2019

George Washington University’s researchers are developing novel technology and thinking outside the box to tackle some of today’s biggest challenges like fighting cancer, keeping data private and p

Senior Researches How Tourism Impacts Tribes Near Petra

April 16, 2019

Nicolas Reeves didn’t plan to get involved in research when he came to George Washington University as a member of the swim team, but after spending his junior year in Jordan, he wanted to find a w

Student Innovation Shines at Research Days 2019

April 15, 2019

Eric Boulter, a junior majoring in astrophysics and music, is using virtual reality (VR) technology to bring the solar system to life.

Research Ecosystem Report Emphasizes Communication, Flexibility

April 08, 2019

A new report released Monday identifies several high-priority themes that can strengthen the George Washington University’s research ecosystem, concluding the first phase of work to review GW’s res

GW Transportation Team Innovates with App Development

April 07, 2019

School of Engineering and Applied Science transportation experts are developing a new smartphone application that uses crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to give commuters real-time informat

Hackathon for Smarter Cities

March 26, 2019

From apps to help drivers find open parking spaces on city streets to plans for solar panels that rotate to follow the sun’s rays, student innovators came up with new ways to use technology for soc

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