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Norovirus Clusters Are Resistant to Environmental Stresses and UV Disinfection, New Study Finds

April 15, 2021

A SEAS professor co-led the research that suggests a need to reconsider current disinfection, sanitation and hygiene practices. 

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GW Student Scientists Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 14, 2021

The competitive fellowship recognizes outstanding students pursuing a research-based graduate degree.

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GW Researchers Bust Myths about Looming ‘Cicada Invasion’

April 14, 2021

Periodical cicadas will play an important ecological role across the Eastern United States when they emerge this spring, and no—they don’t bite.

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Resilience, Recovery and Reform in Education through COVID

April 09, 2021

GSEHD experts talked about the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned in education during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Milken Institute SPH Researchers Reflect on ‘Groundbreaking’ Hurricane Maria Study

April 08, 2021

The study identified 2,975 excess deaths in Puerto Rico in the months following the disaster and helped to bring closure to families on the island.

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Q & A: New Research Examines Role of Nurses’ Clinical Education in Changing Health Care Environment

April 02, 2021

A GW School of Nursing professor highlights the need for more evidence-based research on clinical education and student outcomes. 

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Two New Computer Science Programs Aim to Reduce Barriers

March 31, 2021

The Gateway to Computer Science graduate certificate and an M.S. in Applied Computer Science are designed for individuals who have no prior programming experience.

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New Study Finds Severe Lack of Diversity in the Health Care Workforce

March 30, 2021

A GW research team found little evidence that the trend will improve any time soon and could worsen the impact of COVID-19 on minority communities.

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Envisioning the Future of Quality, Safe Health Care

March 25, 2021

GW Nursing Professor Ric Ricciardi charts a course toward improved implementation of evidence-based medical interventions.

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GW-Based Research Network Explores Impact of Non-Degree Credentials

March 23, 2021

A report by the GW Institute of Public Policy calls for improved data sharing on skill-building programs viewed as a pathway to economic mobility in the post-COVID job market.

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A Legacy of a Women-Centered Education

March 07, 2021

The GW community reflects on the Women’s Leadership Program’s impact during a virtual conference.

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GFLEC Study: Mint App is Better for Student Finance Management

March 04, 2021

A new GFLEC report found that tapping into engaging, personally relevant content is more helpful for students than spreadsheet tools.A new GFLEC report found that tapping into engaging, personally relevant content is more helpful for students than spreadsheet tools.

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Magic Trick: Harry Potter Casts Spell on Poli Sci Seminar

March 03, 2021

In his political science seminar, professor Julian Wamble takes students into Harry Potter’s wizarding world to conjure lessons on politics and society.

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New Partnership Aims to Detect, Predict Health Abnormalities in Drivers

February 28, 2021

A SEAS research team received funding to develop artificial intelligence systems aimed at helping people with health challenges drive safely.

Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs Roy Richard Grinker

In Mental Health, Is ‘Normal’ an Illusion?

February 25, 2021

Anthropology professor Roy Richard Grinker draws on his personal history—from his daughter’s autism to his grandfather’s work with Sigmund Freud—to challenge mental illness stigma.