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Daniel E. Martínez

Daniel E. Martínez Named Director of the GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute

July 08, 2015
Sociology’s Daniel E. Martínez has been named director of the new GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute. The Mexican American scholar will guide the institute through its inaugural year.
Student working in a lab

New Grants Pave Way for Columbian College Research and Discoveries

July 08, 2015
It has been a banner year for research grants at Columbian College. New awards are funding everything from scientific examinations of turtle ant colonies and orb-weaving spiders, to investigations delving deep into the cells of developing embryos and the brains of people with schizophrenia to research projects from Africa to outer space.
Student working in a lab

2015 Grant Awards

July 08, 2015
It has been a banner year for research grants at Columbian College. New awards are funding everything from scientific examinations of turtle ant colonies and orb-weaving spiders, to investigations delving deep into the cells of developing embryos and the brains of people with schizophrenia to research projects from Africa to outer space.
Akos Vertes holds a REDIchip

Detecting the Undetectable: Vertes Chip Identifies Invisible Chemicals Threats

July 08, 2015
REDIchip, a palm-sized chip technology invented by chemistry’s Akos Vertes, can analyze previously undetectable minute traces of contaminants and diseases. Rapidly identifying these biological and chemical threats has widespread implications for drug development and early disease detection.
Professor Bernard Wood working with students

SEH: The Science of Teamwork

July 08, 2015
With so much brainpower under one roof, unique collaborations and new discoveries are just one experiment—and one elevator ride--away at the new Science and Engineering Hall. The state-of-the-art building represents a giant leap forward in core lab facilities, resource capacity and teaching space, and its impact is already being felt.
Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design book cover

Sketching for Architecture + Interior Design

July 01, 2015
Stephanie Travis, director of the Interior Architecture and Design Program, authored and illustrated this practical guide for students in the increasingly computer-based fields of interior design and architecture who wish to develop the fundamental art of freehand sketching.