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Royce Francis works with STEMcx to recruit summer interns who learn about technology.

GW Engineering Professor Wins Grant Uniting Young People, Environmental Justice and Technology

November 09, 2022

Students will monitor urban air quality in Baltimore and perhaps decide to study engineering as a result.

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SMHS Awarded Gilead Sciences Inc. Grants to Improve Cultural Responsiveness about HIV and COVID Screening

September 30, 2022

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

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In Partnership with Emerson Collective, GW Program Helps D.C. Middle Schoolers Advocate for Change

August 15, 2022

Service-oriented GW students help youth in the city become civically engaged through projects addressing issues in their communities.

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Distinguished D.C. Government Employees Recognized at Cafritz Awards Gala

July 11, 2022

In partnership with the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, GW’s Center for Excellence in Public Leadership recently hosted a celebration that honored extraordinary public servants.

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GW to Lead International Research on Maternal, Newborn Health

May 05, 2022

Milken Institute SPH Assistant Professor Emily Smith is the principal investigator on the $4.8 million project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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GW Leads Collaboration Aimed at Strengthening Undergraduate Research Experience

March 18, 2022

SEAS faculty will incorporate research opportunities into select courses during the next academic year.

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Wells Fargo Renews Commitment to D.C. Entrepreneur Development Network

February 15, 2022

Financial service leader gifted $200,000 to program as part of GW’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship designed to help current and aspiring D.C.-area entrepreneurs.


GW Initiative Supporting Equitable Access to Technology Expands

November 22, 2021

The Ethical Tech Initiative of DC received renewal funding from the Public Interest Technology University Network.

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New Partnership Aims to Improve Housing Stability, Prevent Homelessness and Advance Health Equity

July 22, 2021

GW’s National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is working with Kaiser Permanente to connect health systems with legal resources for greater housing stability and eviction prevention.

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Gift of $2.7 Million Establishes a Master’s Program in Israel Education

June 21, 2021

The Marcus Foundation, through a partnership with The iCenter, builds on GW’s strengths in Jewish education and Judaic studies.

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RCHN Community Health Foundation Awards $7 Million to GW’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy

May 12, 2021

The collaboration has produced over 100 publications on health equity, health care access, community health centers and has informed health care policy and decision-making.

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GW Researchers Awarded $1 Million to Study Cellular Memory

February 25, 2021

The project, supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation, presents a new hypothesis about how cells learn to adapt to past experiences.

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GW’s DC Entrepreneurial Instruction & Mentorship Network Receives Funding for Pilot Program

January 17, 2021

Led by grantor Wells Fargo Bank, with support from the Washington DC Economic Partnership and Pepco, the new program offered by the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports diverse sta

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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.

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Three GW Research Initiatives Awarded PIT-UN Funding

November 13, 2020

These interdisciplinary collaborations will provide opportunities for students to explore careers in public interest technology.