Adam Gamoran

How Can Universities Serve the Greater Good?

October 19, 2018

William T. Grant Foundation President Adam Gamoran laid out proposals for reevaluating the way universities look at applied social science.

Permafrost grant GW

CCAS Researcher Awarded $1.2 Million for Permafrost Observation

October 19, 2018

The Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring project collects and analyzes samples of permafrost from more than 300 sites around the world.

Thomas LeBlanc

More than 800 Science Writers Convene at GW for National Conference

October 18, 2018

GW President Thomas LeBlanc, Vice President for Research Robert H. Miller opened the 2018 conference of science writers that featured briefings by university researchers and faculty.

Puerto Rico hurricane damage

Poor, Elderly Puerto Ricans Faced Risk of Dying in the Six Months after Hurricane Maria

October 12, 2018

A Milken Institute SPH study advocates for a standardized method of accounting for deaths after natural disasters.

Vanessa Perry

Q & A: GWSB Professor on Gentrification in D.C.

October 11, 2018

In a follow up to her documentary “Dog Parks and Coffee Shops,” GWSB’s Vanessa Perry discusses her research on faux diversity and consumption in gentrifying neighborhoods.

bile duct cancer

SMHS Researcher Awarded $1.7 Million Grant to Study Bile Duct Cancer

October 10, 2018

Bile duct cancer is linked to liver fluke infection, a major public health concern in Southeast Asia where the population routinely eats undercooked fish.

 T.C. Williams High School

Virginia Governor’s Health Sciences Academy Officially Launches

October 08, 2018

Gov. Northam, GW President LeBlanc and SMHS Dean Akman spoke about how the academy will help to diversify the health care workforce in the region.

James Lang, expert on academic dishonesty/

Can Cheating Be a Blessing in Disguise?

October 01, 2018

At Teaching Day, an expert discussed how faculty can use research on academic dishonesty to design more effective learning environments.

ScienceWriters 2018

GW Faculty Will Be Featured at ScienceWriters 2018

September 26, 2018

This year’s conference on the Foggy Bottom campus will highlight GW’s research efforts in the sciences, engineering, public health and medicine.

Josh Henkin

Young Researchers Should Explore Opportunities, Build Transferable Skills

September 25, 2018

Josh Henkin, founder of a career coaching company for STEM graduates, gave the keynote address at GW’s Postdoc Appreciation Day.

Rachelle Heller

GW Program Trains Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Experts

September 24, 2018

GW CyberCorps receives $4.8 million in renewal funding to support 24 students over five years.

Neil Johnson

New CCAS Professor Using Physics to Study Extremism

September 12, 2018

Neil Johnson’s background in “many-body” physics provides the framework for his research on how extremist groups form online.

Robert turner

What Happens to Football Players after They Quit the Game?

September 10, 2018

Robert Turner, SMHS assistant professor, explores how athletes retool their identity when their athletic careers end.

Leon Grayfer

CCAS Researcher Awarded CAREER Grant for Amphibian Study

September 04, 2018

Leon Grayfer is researching how amphibians fight harmful pathogens at different stages of development.

Elliott School freshman retreat 2018

The Elliott School Hosts Retreat for Incoming Students

August 31, 2018

New students introduced to importance of ethics with a book talk, scavenger hunt and pizza party.