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Out in the Streets: For Geography Students, D.C. is their Classroom

From bike lanes to bus stops, the geography majors in David Rain’s capstone class are traveling throughout the District to understand curbside use.

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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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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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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.

Danielle Santoro interviewing basketball player in a locker room.

Alumna Scores in Sports Journalism

A scholarship helped first-generation student Danielle Santoro, BA ’05, attend GW. And faculty mentors like SMPA’s Steve Roberts helped her reach her goals.

Ellie D'Andria singing at the GW Jazz Orchestra’s 2021 holiday concert

Talking in Tune: Senior’s Podcast Shares Music Passion

Senior Ellie D’Andria orchestrated her special interdisciplinary major into a podcast celebrating the joy of music.

Karen E. Knudsen

On the Frontlines: Alumna Wages War Against Cancer

Karen E. Knudsen, BA ’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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Cross-Disciplinary Partnership to Focus Structural Lens on HIV Interventions

The program teams the CCAS Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Milken Institute SPH Department of Prevention and Community Health.

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Summer Program Opens Doors for STEM Students

Through a new CCAS internship program, STEM students spent the summer in labs, working with faculty and preparing for science careers.

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Large Grants Fund Innovative Research

A significant number of research grants were awarded this year to CCAS scholars from top research organizations.