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Electrical and Computer Engineering Labs Adapt for Virtual Learning

January 25, 2021

SEAS faculty introduced cutting-edge technology to traditional in-person lab courses, a change that will outlast the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NASA established the April burst's possible location in galaxy NGC 253,  about 11.4 million light-years away.

NASA Missions Unmask Magnetar Eruptions in Nearby Galaxies

January 22, 2021

A team of GW magnetar experts was part of the international collaboration that analyzed data from space- and ground-based observatories.

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GW Researchers Discuss ‘Democracy Under Siege’ in Wake of Capitol Riots

January 18, 2021

The Humanities Center hosted a panel to analyze how white supremacy, anti-blackness, anti-immigrant attitudes, anti-Semitism and truth distortion caused the “MAGA uprising.”

Orti Snappers

Shape of Fish Holds Key to Evolutionary Mystery

January 13, 2021

A research team including Biology professor Guillermo Orti and former students charted how fish evolve their body shapes.

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Digital Collections Keep Student Research Alive

January 04, 2021

Biology professor Carly Jordan filled the gap of COVID-canceled labs and fieldwork with digitized classroom collections.

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GW Plays Essential Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Emergency Use

December 17, 2020

The university served as a clinical trial site for the mRNA vaccine developed by NIH and Moderna, Inc., helping ensure the vaccine was safe and effective for a diverse population.

Ethan Porter

SMPA Professor Will Use Google Gift to Fight Vaccine Misinformation

December 16, 2020

Ethan Porter will study reactions to misinformation in 10 countries with the goal of reducing false beliefs around vaccination.

Students at the Virginia Governor's Health Academy.

Virginia Expands Partnership with the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

December 15, 2020

A $700,000 grant will help to start the Community Medi-Corps Program at the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy in Alexandria, Va.

Innovation

Pitch George Winners Get Fast-Tracked to New Venture Competition

December 14, 2020

This year’s Pitch George winners will be given the opportunity to compete for a share of $500,000 in cash and prizes to launch their businesses. 

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SEAS Professor Rebuilds Classroom Lab in Minecraft

December 11, 2020

Erica Gralla introduced students to the fundamentals of systems engineering and manufacturing using Minecraft.

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GW’s Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics Expands Its Global Reach

December 03, 2020

Digital rights activist Seyi Akiwowo is the latest addition to the one-year-old IDDP, where research is driving national and international responses to questions of digital media.

Adams Class on Zoom

Teaching Trials: Professor Brings Vaccine Experience to the Classroom

December 03, 2020

TSPPPA professor Bill Adams drew on his own experience as a volunteer in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trials for his class on research methods.

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Elliott School’s Bachelor of Science Program Achieving Goal of Expanding Opportunities for Students across Disciplines

December 01, 2020

With the help of a partnership with General Dynamics, the Elliott School’s Bachelor of Science program prepares students to use science and technology to address the world’s most pressing policy problems.

GW Alumna Named George J. Mitchell Scholar

November 30, 2020

Maura Welch, B.A. ’13, plans to study comparative social change at Ireland’s Trinity College Dublin.

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Dr. LeBlanc Discusses the Pandemic’s Impact on Higher Education

November 24, 2020

The GW president was among D.C. area university presidents on a Washington Business Journal panel that shared lessons learned during the pandemic.