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Michael Keidar Installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

December 01, 2017

School of Engineering and Applied Science professor Michael Keidar, who specializes in micropropulsion and nanotechnology, was installed as the

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

December 01, 2017

Armed conflict and displacement intensifies violence perpetrated against women and girls in South Sudan, according to a 

Research Scholarships to Support Women in Engineering

November 28, 2017

Eight undergraduate women studying in the School of Engineering and Applied Science will conduct research under faculty mentors as part of a program focused

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

November 28, 2017

The Milken Institute School of Public Health recently received a $4.9 million grant for a four-year project that aims to reduce the risk of small-for-gestational-age babies born in southern Nepal a

David Miliband to Give Keynote Address at GWI Research Unveiling

November 27, 2017

The research team from the George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute and the International Rescue Committee plan to unveil the results of their groundbreaking new study, “No Safe Plac

GW Researchers Participate in Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

November 16, 2017

George Washington University scientists made significant contributions to the Society for Neuroscience’s recent 47th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Opinion: "America can remain a leader in brain science, but only if we put our minds to it"

November 11, 2017

By Dr. Leo Chalupa, Vice President for Research, The George Washington University

Opioid Addiction Has Wide-Ranging Impact

November 03, 2017

Author J.D. Vance might have never gotten out of the small Ohio town where he grew up if it weren’t for his loving grandparents.

GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Astrophysical Event

October 16, 2017

Four George Washington University astrophysicists are part of a global group of scientists who collaborated to identify and study the first confirmed observation of two merging neutron stars, calle

GW Research Team to Test Zika Vaccine in Brazil

October 10, 2017

A team of School of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers were awarded more than $2 million to facilitate a vaccine trial in Brazil.

GW Signs $5.3 Million Agreement to Research Plasma-Based Cancer Therapies

September 26, 2017

George Washington University has signed a $5.3 million corporate research sponsorship agreement with Maryland-based US Patent Innovations, LLC (USPI) that will fund a new initiative to develop biom

Global Women’s Institute Makes International Impact

September 25, 2017

The George Washington University Global Women’s Institute recently named three winners of the 2017 Communications X-Change Awards, an annual international competition designed to share communicatio

SEH Greenhouse Supports Budding Research

September 21, 2017

Eight floors above the noise of Foggy Bottom, a budding greenhouse is transforming the way scientists at the George Washington University study the world.

Young Researchers Should Seek Fulfillment, Happiness in Career Path

September 19, 2017

Aspiring academics are taught throughout their education that being anything less than a faculty member doing research in a university setting or a scientist running a lab is failure.

Researcher Uses Gene Editing to Unveil Butterfly Biodiversity

September 18, 2017

There are more than 20,000 distinct species of butterflies in the world today, all distinguishable by the colors and patterns on the wing.

GW Research Team to Study Natural Immune Response to HIV

September 12, 2017

A research team at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been awarded a $2 million grant to study the body’s natural defenses against HIV and look for ways to

GW’s New STEMworks Adds New Dimensions to Learning

September 11, 2017

A restaurateur planning purchases and creating a business model, a researcher mapping behavioral patterns in a town or analyzing the link between daytime electrical power use and greenhouse gases b

NIH Renews Grant for Critical Autism Research

September 08, 2017

A George Washington University research project aimed at understanding the different risks of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in girls and boys received five years of 

High School and Middle School Girls Get a Jump on STEM at GW

September 05, 2017

From a cyber security camp to pre-college summer classes, departments across the George Washington University are making

More TV, Less Exercise Puts Older Adults at Risk

August 29, 2017

A Milken Institute School of Public Health study found older people who watch the most TV are at higher risk of being unable to walk.

Defense Writers Group Moves to GW, Joins New Project for Media and National Security

August 21, 2017

The Defense Writers Group, an association of defense and national security correspondents with 50 member news organizations from around the globe, will move to the George Washington University and

Minority Women Exposed to Toxic Chemicals in Beauty Products

August 21, 2017

Women of color have higher levels of beauty-product related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women, according to a commentary published by a Milken Institute School of Public Health rese

Ethical Research Is a Shared Responsibility

August 08, 2017

In his first public opening remarks as GW president, Dr. LeBlanc opened the three-day Quest for Research Excellence conference at the Marvin Center Monday morning.

Millennial Stereotypes Often Rooted in Myth

June 16, 2017

A GW researcher put together a special issue on generations and age and found that a lot of what we think we know about millennials is not backed by research.

Homegrown Terror a Growing Threat in U.S.

June 16, 2017

A new report by the Program on Extremism examines radicalization in Europe and North America.

GW Researcher Aims for Better Anal Cancer Testing

May 31, 2017

A George Washington University researcher was awarded more than $1.81 million by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute to explore several biomarkers that could lead to

GW Establishes Program to Bring more STEM Teachers to High-Need Schools

May 19, 2017

A new program at the George Washington University will offer science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors the opportunity to receive teacher training and scholarships for agreeing to tea

New Tool for Measuring Police Interactions Reflects Discrimination Experiences of Black Men

May 05, 2017

Researchers have developed a new tool to catalog police and law enforcement interactions with black men, the Police and Law Enforcement (PLE) Scale, with the hope of documenting people’s experience

GW Research: PrEP Prescription Does Not Lead to Risky Sexual Behavior

May 03, 2017

A new study that examined medical provider attitudes toward prescribing PrEP to prevent HIV found those who already prescribe it do not see a widespread increase in risky sexual behavior among thei

Teaching, Scholarship and Support Honored at Faculty Awards

May 01, 2017

The George Washington University held its seventh annual Faculty Honors Ceremony Tuesday at the Jack Morton Auditorium, c

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