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Q & A: Talking to Kids about COVID-19

March 30, 2020

CCAS Professor of Psychology Cynthia Rohrbeck shared some tips on the best approaches to discussing the global pandemic with children.

Q & A: What Does the Stimulus Bill Mean for the Economy?

March 30, 2020

GWSB Professor Danny Leipziger shares some insights on how Congress’ $2.2 trillion stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic could help the U.S. economy.

Michael Keidar

SEAS Professor Developing Medical Equipment Decontamination System to Battle COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Michael Keidar’s “plasma brush” could help medical providers sterilize masks and other equipment.

Pittman

Patricia ‘Polly’ Pittman Installed as Fitzhugh Mullan Professor of Health Workforce Equity

March 25, 2020

Dr. Pittman, a renowned expert in health workforce policy, co-founded the Mullan Institute with the late Fitzhugh Mullan.

Kathleen M. Roche

U.S. Immigration Policy Potentially Puts Latino Teens at Risk

March 20, 2020

 A new study found that teens with a family member who had been deported or detained said they thought about killing themselves and faced other health risks.

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Women Entrepreneurs Share Keys to Balancing Priorities

March 11, 2020

During a George Talks Business event, two alumnae entrepreneurs discuss what it takes to make the leap from traditional work to being self-starters.

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School STEM

GW Helps Local School Develop School-Wide STEM Curriculum

March 10, 2020

For three years, GSEHD faculty and students worked with Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School to incorporate STEM into all of their classes.

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CCAS Researcher Sheds Light on ‘Bizarre’ Turtle Ant Evolution

March 09, 2020

CCAS Associate Professor Scott Powell believes turtle ants and their diverse physical traits provide a strong case study for the evolutionary process among social organisms.

Jennifer Giaccia

Using Chemistry to Understand Ancient Asian Art

March 06, 2020

Jennifer Giaccai, a Ph.D. candidate, combines her passion for chemistry and art as part of a research project analyzing carbon-based soot.

3D render of HIV

Powerful Sequencing Technology Sheds Light on D.C.’s HIV Epidemic

March 06, 2020

Researchers from the GW Computational Biology Institute are exploring how the HIV virus is spreading and developing drug resistance.

Saniya LeBlanc

Using Advanced Materials to Solve an Age-Old Problem

February 26, 2020

SEAS Assistant Professor Saniya LeBlanc received a CAREER award to support her goal of manufacturing devices that convert waste heat to usable energy.

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Using Social Media to Understand the Vaccine Debate in China

February 26, 2020

Vaccine acceptance is a crucial public health issue that has been exacerbated by the use of social media to spread content expressing vaccine hesitancy, according to a

Craig Silverman was hosted by the Institute for Data, Democracy and Politics. (Maansi Srivastava/GW Today)

Is Russia Renting Your Aunt’s Facebook Profile?

February 24, 2020

BuzzFeed editor Craig Silverman warned that disinformation may take new and frightening forms as the 2020 presidential election approaches.

Jakub Kostal

Cross-Disciplinary Research Lays Foundation for Improved Pesticides

February 24, 2020

Jakub Kostal, an assistant professor of chemistry, received a CAREER award for his research on how pesticides degrade when they’re exposed to light. 

 Students from "George Washington and His World" class examine artifacts from the Small Washingtoniana collection.

Students Become Curators of ‘George Washington and His World’

February 14, 2020

Newest exhibition at the George Washington Museum and The Textile Museum is researched and presented by students in Denver Brunsman’s history class.