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Proof of Life: How Data Impacts the Real World

August 10, 2022

As an applied statistician, Qing Pan informs public health policy and testifies in courts. She encourages students to make numbers add up to life-changing experiences.

Eyes on the Prize: Student Stars in Soccer and Psychology

August 08, 2022

Whether in the lab or in the net, psychology major and soccer goalkeeper Justin Grady uses his study of visual cognition to see what others may miss.

Undergraduate Research Program Integrates Green Chemistry, Science Policy

August 08, 2022

The program brings together students from around the country to participate in workshops and independent research led by Department of Chemistry faculty.

Science Communicators Gather at GW for Day of Networking, Skill-building

August 01, 2022

GW faculty discuss key topics like COVID-19 and harassment of journalists at D.C. Science Writers Association’s Professional Development Day.

SEAS Research Furthers Development of Materials Able to Capture, Eliminate COVID-19 Virus Aerosols and Droplets

July 27, 2022

Two years after receiving an NSF RAPID grant, Danmeng Shuai’s team has published three papers examining how electrospun fabrics can be used to control the spread of COVID-19.

President Wrighton Chairs Study Group on the Role of Chemistry in the Economy

July 25, 2022

Report from the National Academies presents a “road map” for the future of research, training and investment.

Study: Transportation Expenses Drive Urban Cost of Living

July 21, 2022

GW economists and alumni determined that longer commutes affect the cost of living in large cities more than zoning restrictions.

Study: Transportation Expenses Drive Urban Cost of Living

July 21, 2022

GW economists and alumni determined that longer commutes affect the cost of living in large cities more than zoning restrictions.

Innovative Solar Hybrid Kiln Technology Licensed for Commercial Use

July 18, 2022

The technology, invented by SEAS faculty, was licensed by West Virginia-based Englo, Inc. Using passive solar power can help users reduce energy costs in the forest products industry.

Vice Provost for Research Pamela Norris Named ASME Honorary Member

July 14, 2022

Norris, a leading global expert in nanoscale heat transfer, was recognized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for her distinguished service and contributions to the field.

Electric Vehicle Buyers Want Rebates, Not Tax Credits

July 12, 2022

A new study led by GW researchers finds the current tax credit scheme for encouraging electric vehicle purchases is less valuable to car buyers and less equitable.

Study: Belief in Climate Change Drops Amid Skeptical Content

July 07, 2022

Increases in belief accuracy often disappeared after exposure to opinion articles expressing skepticism about climate change.

Research: Up to 540,000 Lives Could Be Saved Worldwide with Proven Road Safety Interventions

July 07, 2022

A new series in The Lancet highlights strategies to save lives and prevent road traffic injuries. The series highlights research from the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health.

SMHS Highlights Scholarship at Annual Medical Student Research Day

June 21, 2022

Poster presentation and abstract winners for medical student research day were judged by an independent panel of faculty.

Summer Boot Camp Seeks to Kickstart New Research on ‘Trustworthy’ Artificial Intelligence

June 21, 2022

Ph.D. fellows from GW’s Designing Trustworthy AI Systems program are gaining firsthand knowledge about convergent problems in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

GW Biostatistics Center Marks 50 Years of Transformational Research

May 25, 2022

The center’s landmark studies through the decades have advanced diabetes care and treatment, maternal-fetal medicine and more.

GW to Lead International Research on Maternal, Newborn Health

May 05, 2022

Milken Institute SPH Assistant Professor Emily Smith is the principal investigator on the $4.8 million project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

New Study Sheds Light on Early Human Hair Evolution

April 27, 2022

GW anthropology researchers revealed how wild lemurs hold clues to human hair variations.

Jurassic Bark: Do Dogs Hold Hints to Early Language?

April 26, 2022

Anthropology doctoral candidate Courtney Sexton is studying dogs to determine if puppy dog eyes and raised brows reflect a "ruff" draft of human communication.

Student Research Shines at SEAS R&D Showcase

April 26, 2022

Participating students displayed more than 130 posters at the event, held for the first time since 2019.

Single, Talented and Penalized

March 16, 2022

GWSB Associate Professor Jennifer Merluzzi conducts research showing that single women professionals are even more likely to face leadership penalties in the workforce.

Hearing By Seeing: Lipreading Bridges Conversation Gap

March 13, 2022

CCAS Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences researchers are helping people with hearing loss through an innovative new approach to lipreading.

Researchers to Study Role of the Male Microbiome in HIV Transmission

March 08, 2022

The multi-institution research team, led by GW Associate Professor Cindy Liu, was awarded $3.5 million for the five-year project.

Wells Fargo Renews Commitment to D.C. Entrepreneur Development Network

February 15, 2022

Financial service leader gifted $200,000 to program as part of GW’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship designed to help current and aspiring D.C.-area entrepreneurs.

Study: Corrections on Facebook News Feed Reduce Misinformation

February 15, 2022

New research shows on average, across partisan and ideological lines, people read fact-checks on social media and became better informed about misinformation.

One out of Three People Exposed to Potentially Harmful Pesticide

February 11, 2022

A new study by Milken Institute School of Public Health researchers suggests children are at high risk of exposure to a popular weed killer.


Fantastic Voyage: Physics Student Peers into Protons

February 10, 2022

Junior Gabriel Grauvogel is taking his CCAS Luther Rice Fellowship research to a subatomic level, joining an international effort to unravel the puzzling proton.


GW’s New Venture Competition Earns Top Collegiate Honor

February 04, 2022

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program was recently named the top university entrepreneurship competition for 2021.


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