Igor Efimov

Biomedical Engineering Chair to Be Inducted in National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2018

Igor Efimov, a SEAS professor who specializes in developing novel therapies for heart diseases, was nominated for his contributions to innovation.

Steven Knapp with students in his seminar, "Metaphor."

President Emeritus Returns to the Classroom

December 07, 2018

GW President Emeritus Steven Knapp now teaches a University Honors Program seminar on metaphor.

telehealth

Underserved Populations Least Likely to Use Telehealth Options

December 03, 2018

The use of video communication was most dominant among higher income respondents and those who may have more difficulty leaving the home.

Greg Wallace

Children with ASD Are not just Picky Eaters

November 26, 2018

A new paper by CCAS researcher Greg Wallace finds the connection between ASD traits and food neophobia could affect long-term health outcomes.

Anna Helm

GW-CIBER Receives $1.3 Million Grant

November 21, 2018

GWSB’s Center for International Business Education and Research will emphasize inclusive globalization during the 2018-2022 grant cycle.

INDIGENOUS WOMEN

Experts Discuss Missing Indigenous Women

November 19, 2018

A newly-released report brings to light more than 500 stories of missing and slain indigenous women and girls in cities across the U.S.

Sneh Harsh and Ioannis Eleftherianos

GW Researchers Look to Fruit Flies for Zika Answers

November 15, 2018

A new paper identifies how fruit flies’ innate immune system responds to Zika virus, an early step in finding treatment.

Katrina Pariera

GW Researcher Studies Link between Communication, Sexual Behavior

November 15, 2018

Katrina Pariera recently published a paper that looks at how women talk about sex with their female friends.

GW Nursing Innovation Hall

GW Celebrates ‘Unwavering Commitment’ to Nursing Education

November 08, 2018

The university doubled its simulation lab space in Innovation Hall and opened a new Student Success Center.

milke milken

Investing in Human Capital, Creating Positive Impact Is Essential to Economic Growth

October 31, 2018

The IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Program at GW provides mid-career professionals from developing and emerging economies with skills to grow their markets and foster prosperity.

Susan Anenberg

Air Pollution Leads to Millions of ER Visits for Asthma Attacks Worldwide

October 30, 2018

A new GW-led study is the first to quantify air pollution’s impact on asthma cases around the globe.

Mapping Segregation

Experts Talk about Housing Segregation in D.C.

October 29, 2018

The digital history project “Mapping Segregation in Washington DC” sparked conversation on the lasting impact of decades of housing discrimination in the nation’s capital.

Payman Dehghanian

GW Sustainability Announces 2018 Duke Energy Innovation Fund Winners

October 24, 2018

Four teams of GW faculty lead research endeavors on revolutionizing electric grids and creating a pipeline for students pursuing careers in energy.

Genomics Core Center

Genomics Core Center Will Support ‘Groundbreaking Discoveries’

October 23, 2018

The new facility in Science and Engineering Hall will centralize GW’s genomic analysis enterprise and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.

GW School of Nursing

Study: Journalists Rarely Use Nurses as Expert Sources

October 23, 2018

Twenty years after a study found nurses’ voices were underrepresented in the media, a GW Nursing replication finds little has changed.