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GW Opens Science and Engineering Hall, Largest Building of Its Kind in D.C. (Press Kit)

SEH media kit

On March 4, 2015, GW formally opened its new Science and Engineering Hall, a $275 million, 500,000-square-foot building with state-of-the-art research facilities and programs.


 

Student presenting poster

Student Innovations Highlighted at SEAS R&D Showcase

February 27, 2017

GW engineering students competed for more than $50,000 in prize money with research that aims to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems.

Lemur

Researchers Design Facial Recognition System to Track Wild Lemurs

February 17, 2017

Experts hope the method will help answer evolutionary questions and aid in conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered group of mammals.

Fruit fly

Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 16, 2017

A GW biology researcher published a paper linking high-protein paternal diets to increased success in offspring mating.

Igor Efimov

GW Biomedical Engineering Researcher to Lead Global Study on Sudden Cardiac Deaths

January 24, 2017

Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States, but scientific studies have failed to translate to successful medical treatments.

Satellite in space

Plasma Thruster Technology Developed at GW Licensed by Vector

January 24, 2017

The technology gives researchers a way to control small, inexpensive satellites in space and to make space exploration more accessible.

Opening of the Cancer Center

GW Celebrates Interdisciplinary Innovation with Opening of Cancer Center

December 09, 2016

The GW Cancer Center brings experts from across the university together to focus on cancer research and patient care.

Reem Al Shabeeb

GW Undergraduate Researcher Finds Balance with Laboratory Work and Karate

October 10, 2016

The Iraqi senior contributes to research that aims to cure conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and uncover the mysteries of infertility.

Inventors Visit Foggy Bottom Campus

Inventors Visit Foggy Bottom Campus

April 18, 2016
Science and Engineering Hall opens its doors to National Academy of Inventors.
Can a Robot Help Kids with Autism Navigate Social Situations?

Can a Robot Help Kids with Autism Navigate Social Situations?

April 06, 2016
SEAS professor hopes to use robotic systems to engage children with autism socially and emotionally.
Meet the Inaugural Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Awardees

Meet the Inaugural Duke Energy Renewables Innovation Fund Awardees

March 17, 2016
Three teams of faculty will lead undergraduate and graduate students in cross-disciplinary, sustainability research projects.
Student Ingenuity Shines at 10th Annual SEAS R&D Showcase

Student Ingenuity Shines at 10th Annual SEAS R&D Showcase

February 29, 2016
“Innovation Awards” given to honor showcase founder, alumnus Randy Graves.
Researcher Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Treatment for Malaria and Tuberculosis

Researcher Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Treatment for Malaria and Tuberculosis

February 29, 2016

CCAS Professor Cynthia Dowd leads a team of researchers who will study enzyme inhibitors as possible medications for devastating diseases.

Has Science Become Overly Politicized?

Has Science Become Overly Politicized?

February 01, 2016
Experts say differences in opinion, issues with science education contribute to public distrust.
GW Rises in National Science Foundation List of Top Research Institutions

GW Rises in National Science Foundation List of Top Research Institutions

February 01, 2016

With 15 percent increase in research expenditures since 2010, GW continues upward trend.

Triceratops Gets A Cousin

Triceratops Gets A Cousin

December 10, 2015

The Ceratopsia family is growing again. Researchers have described a new species of plant-eating dinosaur, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, that stood on its hind feet and was about the size of a spaniel.

150+ faculty members stemming from 10 departments across CCAS, SEAS, SMHS and Milken Institute SPH

500,000 Approximate gross square footage in the building.

8,100 Metric tons of carbon dioxide saved each year as a result of sharing Ross Hall's co-generation power system