frog

Researcher Reveals How Amphibians Crossed Continents

July 28, 2014

Assistant Professor of Biology Alex Pyron has created the only large-scale biogeographic analysis of its kind.

The Gender-Based Violence 5-Minute Science Fair

Online Science Fair Brings Research to Global Audience

July 28, 2014

The Global Women’s Institute announces winners of its inaugural Gender-Based Violence 5-Minute Science Fair.

Claustrum

GW Researchers Disrupt Consciousness With Electrical Stimulation

July 21, 2014

Mohamad Koubeissi and team may have discovered the “on-off switch” for consciousness in the human brain.

TIP

Educators Break Out of the Classroom Into Local Businesses

July 18, 2014

GW’s Teachers in Industry Project provides insight into demands of 21st-century work environment.

soccer kids

What Is the Top ‘Fun’ Factor in Youth Sports?

July 14, 2014

Milken Institute SPH researcher studies how to keep kids in the game.

PISA GLFEC

First Global Financial Literacy Assessment of Youth Released at GW

July 10, 2014

University hosts Education Secretary Arne Duncan, policymakers and experts for a discussion of the results and ways to improve U.S. performance.

dean's seminars fairy tale

Columbian College Announces Fall Dean’s Seminars

July 10, 2014

Courses for first-year students focus on the fairy tale, black culture in D.C., political manipulation and more.

Mini Hearts

A Heart In The Right Place(s)

July 01, 2014

Narine Sarvazyan is engineering mini-hearts that can be put wherever the circulatory system could use an extra push.

April Brisky

National Science Foundation Grant to Support Non-Traditional Students in STEM

June 30, 2014

College of Professional Studies program helps community college graduates pursue bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Solar panels

University Announces Capital Partners Solar Project

June 24, 2014

GW, American University and the George Washington University Hospital will harness solar power to meet energy needs.

Walking

D.C. Sets the Pace for Walkability

June 23, 2014

Chair of the GW Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis Christopher B. Leinberger explains new research on most walkable metropolitan areas.

GW Solar

A Plan to Boost Low-Income Solar Options

June 13, 2014

Students, faculty assisting GW Solar Institute, D.C. stakeholders.

Text2Quit

Texting Program Helps Smokers Kick the Habit

June 09, 2014

Mobile phone program doubles chances that smokers will quit, according to study led by Professor Lorien C. Abroms.

Hospital-Associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteria

‘Resistance’ Documentary Sounds the Alarm on Superbugs

June 09, 2014

A new film featuring Professor Lance Price explores the downfall of antibiotics.

Naval Academy

GW to Educate Next Generation of Naval Academy Leaders

June 02, 2014

The university has been selected to provide a graduate program for USNA company officers.