Finalist Neil Wary

Five Potentially World-Changing Ideas from the 2017 Siemens Competition

December 11, 2017
High school competitors took on some of the biggest issues in STEM, from securing online auctions to preventing the deadly metastasis of breast cancer cells.
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Climathon Finalists Pitch Ideas to Address Climate Change

December 11, 2017
GW students and entrepreneurs describe innovative, sustainable and resilient solutions for D.C.’s most vulnerable communities.
Somalia

Innovating Relief Efforts for Better Humanitarian Outcomes

December 08, 2017
The GW Institute for Disaster and Fragility Resilience was awarded funding to develop a network that connects humanitarian actors for innovative solutions to crises in Somalia.
Michael Keidar

Michael Keidar Installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

December 01, 2017
Dr. Keidar is a leader in the fields of micropropulsion and nanotechnology and operates an innovative SEAS lab.
Mary Ellsberg

Women, Girls in South Sudan Face Staggering Rates of Violence

December 01, 2017
A report from GW’s Global Women’s Institute found that women in conflict areas face high rates of intimate partner violence with little recourse.
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Sophomore Colloquium Delves into Nature, Culture of Children

November 28, 2017
In CCAS’s Sophomore Colloquium course, Professor Jamie Cohen-Cole works side-by-side with a small group of students to explore the confluence of science and culture.
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Brandon Kohrt Installed as Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry

November 28, 2017
The professorship is endowed by the late cousin of SMHS Dean Jeffrey S. Akman.
SEH students

Research Scholarships to Support Women in Engineering

November 28, 2017
Eight women will be able to conduct research under faculty mentors as part of funding from the Clare Boothe Luce Program.
Nepal

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

November 28, 2017
A GW researcher was awarded $4.9 million to study how nutritional supplements impact pregnancy risks and tackle intergenerational health challenges.

David Miliband to Give Keynote Address at GWI Research Unveiling

November 27, 2017
GW’s Global Women’s Institute is releasing the first large-scale research project with data about the prevalence of violence against women and girls in South Sudan.
Neuroscience

GW Researchers Participate in Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

November 16, 2017
Experts presented posters and shared their work at the 47th annual meeting held in Washington, D.C. last week.
LaVeist

GW Receives $4.1 Million Grant to Support Diverse Doctoral Students

November 03, 2017
The Health Policy Research Scholars Program aims to create greater diversity in future generations of researchers and policymakers.
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Four Alumni, One Professor Inducted into GW Engineering Hall of Fame

October 30, 2017
A groundbreaking aerospace engineer, Army Corps of Engineers leader and long-time GW professor were among 2017 honorees.
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U.S. Senator: ‘There Is Not A Lot of Time Left’ to Reverse Climate Change

October 30, 2017
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin gave the keynote at the Milken Institute School of Public Health’s second annual Public Health Summit.
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Autism Research Targets Transition to Young Adulthood

October 30, 2017
The NIH recently awarded more than $11.7 million to a GW-based research project on autism spectrum disorder diagnosis disparities.