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CCAS Student is Researching Impact of DACA on Young Immigrants in Northern Virginia

February 28, 2019

George Washington University junior Ivana Mowry-Mora, a Cisneros scholar majoring in geography, is researching the impact of suppo

GW Kicks Off Partnership with eMerge Americas with ‘Pitch Night’

February 25, 2019

Ten George Washington University entrepreneurs pitched startup ideas ranging from a tool that allows patients to self-administer diagnostic blood tests to interactive storage solutions for luxury i

Senior Kyrah Altman Aims to Revolutionize Mental Health Education

February 21, 2019

Senior Kyrah Altman has been trying to change the world for as long as she can remember.

GW Recognized as a Top Producer of Fulbright Students

February 15, 2019

The George Washington University has recently ranked among the top 45 research institutions for the number of its students granted Fulbright awards, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s

GW Researchers Develop Therapy to Fight Blood Clots and Cancer Metastasis

February 15, 2019

A new reversible, drug-free antiplatelet therapy could reduce the risk of blood clots and potentially prevent the spread of cancer cells from a primary site to different parts of the body—or cancer

Student Researcher Uses 3D Models to Study Invasive Silver Carp

February 11, 2019

As an underclassman, Karly Cohen wasn’t sure what kind of career she wanted to pursue after graduation.

GW Senior was inspired to research Jordanian national identity following a semester in Amman

January 31, 2019

While studying abroad in Jordan last year, senior Shannon McKeown started noticing the distinct way people living in Amman described where they were from.

A pioneer in cardiac optogenetics is advancing stem cell science

January 25, 2019

Emilia Entcheva, a professor and a leader in cardiac optogenetics is shaping the future of personalized medicine from her 

Key Research Metrics Strong, VP for Research Tells Faculty Senate

January 14, 2019

In the annual report on research efforts across the George Washington University, Vice President for Research Robert Miller presented updates on key metrics the university uses to comprehensively a

Collaborative Paper Explores Jane Austen’s Prose

January 02, 2019

Jane Austen’s Persuasion has been on bookshelves for nearly 200 years, but curious readers are still finding new ways to analyze the novel’s themes of love, marriage and fortunes.

SMHS Researchers Investigate Liver Disease

December 14, 2018

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the accumulation of fat in the livers of people who drink little or no alcohol, affects one in three Americans.

Biomedical Engineering Chair to Be Inducted in National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2018

School of Engineering and Applied Science Professor Igor Efimov is set to be inducted into the National

GW-CIBER Receives $1.3 Million Grant

November 21, 2018

The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) was recently awarded a $1.3 million grant from the U.S.

GW Researcher Studies Link between Communication, Sexual Behavior

November 15, 2018

The way people talk about sex has a significant impact on their health and well-being, but a Columbian College of Arts and Sciences researcher says most people don’t learn how to talk effectively a

Air Pollution Leads to Millions of ER Visits for Asthma Attacks Worldwide

October 30, 2018

Nine to 33 million visits to the emergency room for asthma worldwide may be triggered by breathing in air polluted by ozone or fine particulate matter—pollutants that can enter the lung’s deep airw

Museum Grant Will Make Textiles Available Globally via Digital Database

October 29, 2018

Tessa Lummis, registrar of the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, sometimes feels as if she’s sitting on buried treasure.

Study: Journalists Rarely Use Nurses as Expert Sources

October 23, 2018

A George Washington University School of Nursing replication of the 1997 “Woodhull Study on Nursing and the Media” found nurses continue to be underrepresented as sources in heath news stories desp

GW Students Make List of Area’s Top Young Innovators

October 22, 2018

The D.C. area is full of coworking spaces and incubators for fast-growing tech companies and other innovative startups.

Researching George Washington's Life

October 22, 2018

The Mount Vernon Museum’s curious guests looked on as George Washington University students

SEAS Inducts Five into GW Engineering Hall of Fame

October 18, 2018

The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science inducted five honorees, including four alumni, into the 

Poor, Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

October 12, 2018

A paper published by researchers at the Milken Institute School of Public Health on Thursday provides the data and methodology underlying an independent report that estimated there were 2,975 exces

New Gift and Textile Collections will Support Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship

October 11, 2018

The George Washington University will receive an $18.4 million gift combining more than 4,000 textiles and an endowment and equipment to support the textile collections assembled by the late Lloyd

GWSB’s Vanessa Perry Discusses her Research on Faux Diversity and Consumption in Gentrifying Neighborhoods

October 11, 2018

The U Street Corridor in Northwest D.C. looks vastly different today from the way Vanessa Perry remembers it when she went to high school in the area.

SMHS Researcher Awarded $1.7 Million Grant to Study Bile Duct Cancer

October 10, 2018

A School of Medicine and Health Sciences professor was awarded more than $1.7 million to investigate the cellular and molecular links between liver fluke infection, a major public health problem in

GW Regulatory Studies Center Explores the Future of Regulation

September 28, 2018

The American regulatory system’s longstanding bipartisan consensus on the significance of cost-benefit analysis is in jeopardy under the Trump administration, according to Richard Revesz, director

GWSB Researcher Annamaria Lusardi Receives Ketchum Prize

September 24, 2018

After just nearly four years of payments, Charlinda Sims, M.Accy. ’15, made the final payment on her $80,000 student loan balance, in July.

Research Ecosystem Review Launches

September 14, 2018

Four groups of George Washington University faculty, staff and leadership convened Friday to begin a review of the university’s “research ecosystem”—the entirety of GW’s research efforts, including

GW Researchers: 2,975 Excess Deaths Linked to Hurricane Maria

August 29, 2018

Researchers at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health published an 

Russian Trolls, Bots Influence Vaccine Discussion on Twitter

August 24, 2018

Social media bots and Russian trolls promoted discord and spread false information about vaccines on Twitter, according to new research led by a School of Engine

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