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An excerpt from a leaf of the newly discovered manuscript of “Fath al-bari” at the Suleymaniye Library in Istanbul

Ancient Muslim Manuscripts Unearthed

July 12, 2017
History’s Joel Blecher discovered drafts of important works on Islamic thought which date back to the 15th century.
SEA Semester students aboard the Robert C. Seamans, including GW’s Lily Anna Segalman (second from left) and Turi Abbott (second

Science on the High Seas

June 14, 2017
On a 12-week journey aboard a tall ship in the South Pacific, GW students combined oceanography research on environmental threats with the rigors of seamanship.
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Scholarship Program to Boost STEM Teachers

June 14, 2017
Through a $1.5 million grant, students in STEM fields will receive two years of tuition in exchange for teaching in high-need schools.
Kogan Plaza Fall GW CCAS Alumni Reflection

Alumni Memories

June 14, 2017

From life-long friendships to life-changing moments, Columbian College alumni shared a wealth of special experiences. Read their reflections on their favorite GW memories.

Victoria Skrivanos

A Place at the Table

May 10, 2017

Sophomore Victoria Skrivanos has an appetite for food and philanthropy. She's combined her passions and hit on a recipe for feeding the homeless, both in her Massachusetts hometown and in D.C.

Stephanie Travis’ (right) seminar introduces freshmen like Bailee Weisz (left) to architectural concepts. (Photos: Long Nguyen)

Architecture Seminar Draws Blueprint for Debate

May 10, 2017
In Stephanie Travis’ Dean Seminar on Modern Architecture and Design, the floor plan is open for dynamic debates. And you don't have to be a building buff to join in.
Abdourahman Waberi (Photo: Long Nguyen)

For Author Waberi, Voices of Genocide Echo From Rwanda

May 10, 2017
French Professor Abdourahman Waberi traveled to Rwanda to speak to both the survivors of the nation's genocide and its perpetrators. The stories he heard still haunt his writing and his life.
Erika Di Palma, MFS ’07, is a forensic identification specialist with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

For Alumna, Forensics Meets Fashion

April 12, 2017
When real-life CSI sleuth Erika Di Palma, MFS ’07, isn't tracking criminals in Los Angeles, she spends her off-hours designing a breakout new fashion line: Clothes and apparel personalized with unique fingerprints.
Senior math major Isabelle Berger is a board member for the GW Association for Women in Mathematics

Making Women + Math = Opportunities

April 12, 2017
Despite advances in STEM fields, a gender gap still persists in mathematics. CCAS students and faculty are searching for formulas to solve the women and math equation.
A wild red-bellied lemur in Madagascar

Locating Lemurs: Facial Recognition Tech Tracks Endangered Species

March 08, 2017
The same facial recognition technology used to catch criminals can now track an endangered species—and possibly save it from extinction.
Abby Pepin youtube video

Chemistry Student Helps Unlock TB Clues

March 08, 2017
Once thought to be all but eradicated, tuberculosis has made a tragic come back. Luther Rice Fellow Abby Pepin is working with Chemistry's Cynthia Dowd in an important effort to turn back the TB tide.
2016 Cisneros Scholars

Vanguard, Cisneros Institute Partner to Diversify PR Workforce

March 08, 2017
Vanguard Communications and Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute are partnering for Comunicadores for the Future to promote diversity in PR.
The Geminga pulsar, 800 light years from earth

A ‘Tail’ of Two Pulsars

February 09, 2017
As pulsars rocket through space, some pulse only in radio waves, others in gamma rays and still others both. Using NASA images, researchers including Physics’ Noel Klingler are discovering why some stars shine with different lights.
Adrienne B. Hancock, associate professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science

Helping Transgender People Find Their Voice

February 09, 2017
At the GW Speech and Hearing Center, Adrienne Hancock and student clinicians guide transgender clients to a new voice that represents their true selves--and gives them a new outlook on life.
Assistant Professor of English Jung Yun

Novelist Jung Yun Finds ‘Shelter’ in Writing

January 12, 2017
English’s Jung Yun hit the bestseller list with her novel Shelter. It’s the latest step in her creative and cultural journey.

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