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GW Researchers Contribute to Global Effort to Identify Astrophysical Event

October 16, 2017
Four astrophysicists from GW helped confirm the first observation of a kilonova explosion.
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GW Research Team to Test Zika Vaccine in Brazil

October 10, 2017
A School of Medicine and Health Sciences team was awarded $2 million to bring a clinical trial to Brazil.
James Hahn

Virtual Reality Could Improve Training for Pediatric Medical Residents

October 09, 2017
A team of GW researchers is developing a more realistic way to teach medical residents a lifesaving procedure for newborns.
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Dinosaur Tooth Loss and Beak Growth May Be Connected

October 05, 2017
A paper co-authored by a GW graduate student examined multiple dinosaur species that lost baby teeth and grew beaks as adults.
Kathleen Roche

SPH Awarded $2.66 Million to Study Latino Youth Wellness

October 03, 2017
A GW-led research team will examine how health and academic success of Latino youth in immigrant families is rooted in community strength.
Provost Forrest Maltzman addressed faculty at GW's seventh annual Teaching Day. (Logan Werlinger/GW Today)

Active Focus on Learning Marks Teaching Day

October 02, 2017
Seventh annual event immerses faculty in the science behind teaching and learning.
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Individualized Cyber Security Could Keep Hackers at Bay

September 29, 2017
The Office of Naval Research awarded two GW researchers a four-year grant to identify and develop leaner versions of critical software.
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Global Women’s Institute Makes International Impact

September 25, 2017
The institute recently recognized organizations in Thailand, South Africa and the United States for their innovative tools that advocate for an end to violence against women.
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SEH Greenhouse Supports Budding Research

September 21, 2017
The teaching facility and open-air space fosters a wide range of biological sciences research.
Sharon Milgram

Young Researchers Should Seek Fulfillment, Happiness in Career Path

September 19, 2017
Sharon Milgram from the NIH gave a keynote address at GW’s Postdoc Appreciation Day about building resilience and a life outside academia.
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Researcher Uses Gene Editing to Unveil Butterfly Biodiversity

September 18, 2017
Arnaud Martin, assistant professor of biology, seeks to understand the evolutionary genetics that have shaped color pattern diversity on butterfly wings.
Michael Keidar

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

September 18, 2017
Cold atmospheric plasma technology co-developed by SEAS Professor Michael Keidar shows promise as targeted cancer treatment.
Brad Jones

SMHS Research Team to Study Natural Immune Response to HIV

September 12, 2017
Assistant Professor Brad Jones was awarded $2 million to study the body’s natural defenses against HIV and seeks to establish guidelines for further therapeutic development.
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GW’s New STEMworks Adds New Dimensions to Learning

September 11, 2017
The Gelman Library opens a one-stop shop to boost quantitative skills and support for programming and coding.
Kevin Pelphrey

NIH Renews Grant for Critical Autism Research

September 08, 2017
A GW-based research project that aims to understand ASD diagnosis disparity received five-year renewal funding.