Research & Learning

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Learning While Earning

During National Apprenticeship Week, GW’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship celebrates its partnerships with D.C. tech apprentices.

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What’s the Big Idea: Mira Tackles Healthcare Inequality

Alumnus Khang Vuong uses technology to help people who are underinsured or without insurance.

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Fab Four Return to the Spotlight in GW Course on ‘Recording the Beatles’

Students learn how innovative John, Paul, George and Ringo really were—and how music fits into life’s broader context.

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Global Collaboration Saved Countries $67 Billion in Solar Panel Production Costs

New study published in Nature quantifies for the first time the historical and future cost savings to the solar industry from globalized supply chains.

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On the Frontlines: Alumna Wages War against Cancer

Karen E. Knudsen, B.A. ’90, has crossed the country to join scientists, lawmakers and caregivers in a fight against the nation’s second-leading killer.

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A Toast to 25: Milken Institute SPH Celebrates Silver Anniversary

The school highlighted its contributions to the advancement of public health in elegant and celebratory ceremony.

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Study: Online Battle Lost Early in COVID Crisis

A team led by Physics’ Neil Johnson revealed mainstream Facebook communities were already intertwined with anti-science groups before COVID-19 vaccines arrived.

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GW Climate and Health Institute Inaugural Symposium Focuses on Recent U.S. Moves toward Clean Energy

Sen. Tom Carper, chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, laid out congressional accomplishments on climate change.

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Mothering behind Bars

As more mothers are jailed for minor offenses, Sociology’s Zimife Umeh interviewed formerly incarcerated women about the trauma of institutional separation.

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Lifestyles of the Fit and Healthy

New SMHS residency concentration offers tools to help doctors and patients treat and reverse chronic conditions.

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Partnering with Churches, Psychology Team Targets Suicides among Black Youth

With suicide rates skyrocketing among young African Americans, Psychology professor Sherry Molock is working with churches to address the crisis in communities.

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SMHS Awarded Grants to Improve Cultural Responsiveness about HIV and COVID Screening

Professor Maranda Ward said the study aims to work toward health equity, attain health literacy.

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GW’s Postdocs Receive Appreciation and Thanks

A keynote address on leadership kicked off event celebrating postdocs and their mentors.

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To Fight Structural Inequity, Institutions Must Face Ugly Truths

Delivering Equity Institute Initiative keynote, professor and CNN commentator Eddie Glaude pointed to the “value gap” at the root of structural inequality.

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John Sutter Is the Inaugural Ted Turner Visiting Professor of Environmental Media

SMPA welcomes the award-winning journalist to the endowed professorship named after the CNN founder and conservationist.

 

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