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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

GW Senior Researches the way Two Classic Novels Imagined Monstrous Science

March 26, 2019

Frankenstein’s frightening monster and blood-thirsty Dracula are more than just iconic horrors in 19th century literature.

Using Data to Tackle Real-Time Challenges for DC

March 25, 2019

A new partnership between George Washington University and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration aims to better understand some of the city’s most complex challenges using real-time data.

New Paper Highlights Negotiation Challenges across Cultures

March 22, 2019

The way negotiators react to high-stakes, emotional disputes is vastly different depending on their cultural background, said Meina Liu, an associate professor in the Columbian College of Arts and

GFLEC Launches Fast Lane: An Online Financial Education Resource

March 18, 2019

One in five students lack basic financial literacy, according to leading academic research, and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University School of

New Species of Frog Sheds Light on Major Biodiversity Hotspot in Southern India

March 12, 2019

An expedition to an isolated hill range located in Southern India along one of the top biodiversity hotspots in the world led to the discovery of a new, ancient lineage of frog endemic to the area,

SEAS Students Design 3D-Printed Optical Mapping System

March 05, 2019

Two School of Engineering and Applied Science students designed a 3D-printed system for optical mapping, a leading tool in cardiac electrophysiology used to study arrhythmia mechanisms.

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.

Understanding Glass Flutes with Medical Imaging

February 07, 2019

We typically think of glass as a stable material that doesn’t change with time, but the truth is much more complicated.

Simpler Parts Make for a more Efficient System

February 06, 2019

A new paper by  Columbian College of Arts and Sciences professor Neil Johnson finds that decent

Why Are Women Less Likely to Receive Effective Treatment for Heart Attacks?

February 05, 2019

Women with heart attack symptoms treated by EMS after a 911 call are less likely to receive aspirin, be resuscitated or to be transported to a local hospital in an ambulance using lights and sirens