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Pride Month 2021: GW Research Seeks to Address Workplace Discrimination, Health Equity for LGBTQ Community

June 17, 2021

Katina Sawyer of GW Business and Mandi Pratt-Chapman of the GW Cancer Center discuss how their research centers the diverse needs of LGBTQ individuals and seeks to reform discriminatory practices.

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Malicious Content Exploits Path Ways between Online Platforms

June 16, 2021

A new study led by GW researchers demonstrates how harmful content spreads through the online “hate multiverse” across popular platforms.

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SMPA Professor Receives Fulbright Award

June 14, 2021

IDDP Founding Director Steven Livingston will study the institutional legitimacy crisis and the rise of alternative fact sources.

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Future of Air Transportation

June 10, 2021

Peng Wei, SEAS assistant professor, is working on NASA-funded research to improve small aircraft safety.

GW Physics Professor Awarded Shaw Prize in Astronomy

June 04, 2021

Chryssa Kouveliotou received international recognition for her contributions to the understanding of magnetars, a class of highly magnetized neutron stars.

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Study: School Shootings Shatter Communities

June 02, 2021

In a first-of-its-kind study, TSPPPA professor Lang (Kate) Yang uncovered the hidden toll of decades of school shootings as higher-income families move away from communities struggling with stigma.

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SEAS Students Redesign Device to Assist Veteran Care

June 02, 2021

A team of GW seniors used interdisciplinary skills to design a chair used to study the effect of lower limb amputation on an individual’s postural control.


Q & A: New Research Explores Evolutionary History of Central and South American Anoles

June 02, 2021

Jonathan Huie, a CCAS doctoral student, recently published a paper that bucks long held assumptions about which environments are hotbeds for extreme morphologies.

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Expanding Medicaid in States under the American Rescue Plan Would Add More Than 1 Million Jobs, Study Shows

May 27, 2021

States’ economies would grow by $350 billion by 2025 if all 14 holdout states expand Medicaid, according to a new report authored by a Milken Institute SPH researcher.

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Researchers Shed Light on the Evolution of Extremist Groups

May 19, 2021

The findings of a new study by GW researchers suggest strategies to limit the growth of groups like the Boogaloos and ISIS.

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Kitchen Chemistry: At-Home Experiments Enhance Remote Learning

May 13, 2021

When COVID limited students’ access to campus labs, chemistry professors designed a do-it-yourself solution to provide an “authentic research experience.”

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Pandemic Lit: Can Classics Teach COVID Lessons?

May 11, 2021

For her Pandemics in Italian Literature class, Lynn Westwater scoured classic novels and centuries-old chronicles about disease outbreaks for stories that reflect today’s struggles.

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Did Dinosaurs Hunt in the Dark?

May 06, 2021

An international research team including biology professor James Clark studied how a tiny desert-living dinosaur used precise vision and owl-like hearing for nocturnal hunting.

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SEAS Faculty Spotlight: A Decade of Developments in Cardiac Optogenetics

May 03, 2021

Professors Emilia Entcheva and Matthew Kay underscore opportunities and challenges for optogenetics to be fully embraced in cardiology in a recently published review. 

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COVID-19’s Social, Psychological and Cultural Impact

April 30, 2021

CCAS faculty shared findings from year-long studies of the pandemic at a GW Alumni Association bicentennial celebration.