Hackathon 2021

Innovative GW Students Put Heads Together to Solve Real-Life Challenge in Hackathon Competition

November 30, 2021
Teams were given just a week to create an app to ease air travelers’ anxiety from door to gate.
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Land of Fire and Ice

November 29, 2021
More than 4 million people live in the Arctic, where climate change is progressing faster than on the rest of the planet. Researchers across GW are working to help sustain their cities, infrastructures and cultures.

Avoidance of Racism in Environmental Health Epidemiology

November 29, 2021
A commentary from Milken Institute SPH researchers found that the term “racism” was seldom mentioned in major environmental health journals.

GW Initiative Supporting Equitable Access to Technology Expands

November 22, 2021
The Ethical Tech Initiative of DC received renewal funding from the Public Interest Technology University Network.
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GW Launches Interdisciplinary Climate and Health Institute

November 16, 2021
The institute brings together faculty to explore cross-cutting research and advance policy solutions to the 21st century’s most significant health challenge.
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GW Introduces Tool Providing Health Workforce Racial and Ethnic Diversity Data for 10 Professions

November 16, 2021
This tool is the first of its kind to track disparities in the health workforce for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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New Global Affairs and Religion Network Merges Conversation between International Affairs and Religion

November 16, 2021
The partnership between the Elliott School and Department of Religion has grown into a University Seminar with student and faculty working groups.
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GW Research Team Awarded Funding to Study Impact of Stress, Adversity on Latino/a Adolescents

November 15, 2021
This NIH-funded project combines public health, clinical psychology, sociology and public policy.
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GW’s Art Therapy Program: Tapping the Healing Power of Art for 50 Years

November 09, 2021
One of the first graduate programs of its kind now has global reach, a local clinic and faculty looking toward the future.
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Study: Healthcare Bias Blocks Access to HIV Drug

November 08, 2021
A new study led by psychology professor Sarah Calabrese suggests healthcare provider bias against people who inject drugs may prevent patients from accessing preventative HIV medication.

Smartphone Society: Have Our Phones Changed Ourselves?

November 08, 2021
A panel of GW and Smithsonian anthropologists debated the cultural and ecological impact of smartphones on our daily lives as part of the CCAS Dean’s Seminar event series.
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GW Researchers Identify Molecule That Blocks Immune Cells from Killing Breast Tumors

November 03, 2021
Study revealed a new way to infiltrate hard-to-treat cancers, unlocking key to potential treatments.

GW Nursing Leads Regional Age-Friendly Innovation

October 29, 2021
The GW Center for Aging, Health and Humanities brought together an inter-generational group to design actionable strategies for regional age-friendly communities.
Emily R. Smith

Study: Women and Pregnant People Are Underrepresented in Research to Inform Nutrition Reference Values

October 28, 2021
A GW research team found that pregnant or lactating women were included in only 17% of the studies that underpin U.S. and Canadian nutritional guidance.