Researchers Discover New Salamander Species from Gulf Coastal Plains Hotspot

May 09, 2022
This discovery sheds light on a species-rich region of the United States.
Emily Smith

GW to Lead International Research on Maternal, Newborn Health

May 05, 2022
Milken Institute SPH Assistant Professor Emily Smith is the principal investigator on the $4.8 million project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Unionized Nursing Homes Have Lower COVID-19 Rates

May 04, 2022
Nursing homes were at the epicenter of the pandemic, but research led by political science professor Adam Dean shows residents and workers fared best in unionized facilities.
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GW’s 2022 Distinguished Scholars

May 04, 2022
The university recognizes students who are making their mark in the classroom and in the community.
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Chemistry Researchers Develop Tool for Safer Pesticides

May 03, 2022
The new computational model would aid in the design of next-generation pesticides that meet increasing global agricultural demand.
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GW Team Celebrates First Flight at Design, Build, Fly Competition

May 03, 2022
Students spent months building and testing an unmanned aircraft designed to deliver vaccine syringes to areas in need.
Pam Norris

Celebrating Student Research and Scholarship

April 29, 2022
University leaders recognized students who received awards and special prizes at April’s GW Research Showcase.

New Study Sheds Light on Early Human Hair Evolution

April 27, 2022
GW anthropology researchers revealed how wild lemurs hold clues to human hair variations.
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Student Research Shines at SEAS R&D Showcase

April 26, 2022
Participating students displayed more than 130 posters at the event, held for the first time since 2019.
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Jurassic Bark: Do Dogs Hold Hints to Early Language?

April 26, 2022
Anthropology doctoral candidate Courtney Sexton is studying dogs to determine if puppy dog eyes and raised brows reflect a "ruff" draft of human communication.
Emma Cieslik

Noteworthy Textile Art Collection and New Endowment Gifts Expand Unique Experiential Learning Opportunities

April 24, 2022
Valued at nearly $5 million, donations from former trustees of The Textile Museum elevate GW as an international center for scholarship and appreciation of textiles as global cultural heritage.
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Students Present Novel Findings at 2022 Research Showcase

April 20, 2022
The five-day event is an opportunity for students across the university to share their research findings.
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The Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystems

April 19, 2022
In a conversation with Columbian College Dean Paul Wahlbeck, Assistant Professor of Biology Keryn Gedan discussed how global changes in the climate have impacted tidal wetlands.
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Student Entrepreneurs Win Funding and Other Cash Prizes at 2022 NVC

April 18, 2022
A total of $408,000 worth of prizes, including $128,000 in cash prizes to multiple winners, were awarded at what is now the top student entrepreneurship competition in the U.S.
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Civil Engineering Students Compete in Steel Bridge Competition

April 13, 2022
The competition is a hands-on opportunity for SEAS students to build on the skills they learn in the classroom.