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GW to Conduct Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Experimental Vaccine

July 27, 2020

The George Washington University will participate in a clinical trial for an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, the university announced Monday.

Miniature Device Could Instantly Diagnose COVID-19

July 23, 2020

Researchers at the George Washington University have developed a miniscule device that could allow public health professionals to immediately diagnose and track COVID-19 infection using cell phones

For Chimpanzees, Salt and Pepper Hair Not a Marker of Old Age

July 14, 2020

Silver strands and graying hair is a sign of aging in humans, but things aren’t so simple for our closest ape relatives—the chimpanzee.

GW Launches Tech-Focused MBA Program with DHS

July 13, 2020

The George Washington University School of Business will launch a new Master of Business Administration degree focused on security technology transition under an agreement with the U.S.

New Center Takes Multifaceted Approach to Addressing Maternal, Child Health

July 10, 2020

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health has announced that it will launch the GW Center of Excellence in Maternal and Ch

Rideshare Users Pay More in Low-Income and Minority Neighborhoods

July 07, 2020

Thinking of calling a rideshare service?

GSEHD Researcher Studies District-Led School Turnaround Initiative

July 06, 2020

Following initial success of noticeably improving student achievement in 11 low-performing schools in Tennessee’s largest county and public-school district, the Shelby County Innovation Zone (iZone

'ISIS Files' Shed Light on Inner Workings of Terror Group

July 02, 2020

The George Washington University launched its ISIS Files repository, the first batch of the 15,000 digitized pages from the documents collected in Iraq by N

Milken Institute SPH Receives Grant to Strengthen Health Equity Leadership Program

June 26, 2020

Bertrand Moses is working to improve mental health and wellness among high school students in Trinidad and Tobago. Mr.

SEAS Team Graphs a COVID-19 Search Engine

June 25, 2020

As scientists and researchers work quickly to detect, treat, and prevent COVID-19, a George Washington University research team has answered a call issued by the White House to tame the fast-growin

Strainoptronics: A New Way to Control Photons

June 22, 2020

Researchers at George Washington University have discovered a new way to engineer optoelectronic devices by s

GW Gradually Ramps up On-Campus Research Activities

June 15, 2020

The George Washington University began ramping up on-campus research activities last week, allowing some researchers to resume those aspects of their work that must be carried out in campus laborat

CyberGraph: Mapping Cyber Threats to Prevent the Next Attack

June 07, 2020

Although nearly every aspect of our lives relies on technology, our current cybersecurity infrastructure is not prepared to effectively defend our social, economic and political organizations from

Family Violence Increases during Pandemic

May 29, 2020

Quarantine has been incredibly dangerous for adults and children in abusive relationships and households around the world, said Joan S.

Milken Institute SPH Researcher Combats COVID-19 By Developing New Computational Tools to Analyze Genetic Data

May 28, 2020

Ali Rahnavard, an assistant professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics and the Computational Biology Institute at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, receive

Research Ecosystem Report Highlights Need for Communication, Strategic Investment

May 26, 2020

A new faculty-led report identifying how to strengthen George Washington University’s research ecosystem has been released, ma

Milken Institute SPH Launches COVID-19 Study to Protect Healthcare Workers

May 18, 2020

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health launched a new study that will begin testing for signs of infection and immunit

SEAS Researcher Developing Air Filters That Could Trap COVID-19 Virus

May 14, 2020

A researcher at the George Washington University is developing nanofiber fabrics for masks and air filters that might not only filter out the COVID-19 virus more effectively, but also could prevent

GW Honors Distinguished Faculty

May 04, 2020

The George Washington University announced the winners of its 10th annual Faculty Honors awards last week, celebrating faculty for teaching, research and service to the university.

In the Lion’s Mouth: Site Equips Health Care Providers to Respond to COVID-19

May 01, 2020

Emergency physician Jordan Selzer, a fellow of disaster and operational medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has long been interested in how health c

Q & A: How Does COVID-19 Highlight Health Disparities?

April 30, 2020

About one third of people hospitalized from COVID-19 in March were African American, according to recent data from the Centers from Disease Control, despite making up only 18 percent of the po

Obesity May Impact Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

April 24, 2020

Reports coming in from COVID-19 patients in Italy and China, as well as data from the H1N1 influenza pandemic, suggest that obesity is likely a pre-existing condition that can exacerbate COVID-19,

New GW Study: Violence against Women and Girls Is Preventable

April 24, 2020

Across the globe 35 percent of woman will experience sexual or physical intimate partner violence, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Using Satellite Data to Improve Climate Models

April 21, 2020

Leila Farhadi, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering and Applied Science Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is researching a ne

How Does Twitter Shape the Conversation around Covid-19?

April 06, 2020

Researchers at the George Washington University are part of a multi-institutional initiative to create an open database tracking online attitudes toward COVID-19, an essential tool for researchers

SEAS Professor Developing Medical Equipment Decontamination System to Battle COVID-19

March 27, 2020

As caregivers struggle with medical equipment shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, George Washington University Professor Michael Keidar is helping develop a “plasma brush” that could help them

CCAS Researcher Sheds Light on ‘Bizarre’ Turtle Ant Evolution

March 09, 2020

A new paper by Scott Powell, associate professor of biology in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, reveals that turtle ant evolu

Using Chemistry to Understand Ancient Asian Art

March 06, 2020

The black ink used in Asian art was chosen by each artist with particular care.

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