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Evelyn Y. Davis Donates $1 Million to the George Washington University

December 25, 2012

MEDIA CONTACTS: Candace Smith
202-994-3566; cesmith@gwu.edu
Michelle Sherrard
202-994-1423; mcs1@gwu.edu

George Washington University Experts are Available to Talk About Fitness, Health, Holiday Green Gift Giving and Economic Matters

December 21, 2012

The following George Washington University experts are available to speak on fitness, health, green gift giving and the economy during the holiday season.

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Black Piranha, Megapiranha Have Most Powerful Bites of Fish Living or Extinct, Finds George Washington University Researcher

December 20, 2012

The black piranha and the extinct giant piranha, or megapiranha, have the most powerful bites of carnivorous fishes, living or extinct, once body size is taken into account, finds researchers in a paper recently published in Scientific Reports. The research paper, Mega-Bites: Extreme jaw forces of living and extinct piranhas, highlights the piranhas’ specialized jaw morphology, which allows them to attack and bite chunks out of much larger prey.

GW’s Head of Safety and Security Darrell Darnell Named to the District’s Homeland Security Commission

December 19, 2012

MEDIA CONTACTS: Michelle Sherrard
202-994-1423; mcs1@gwu.edu
Candace Smith

George Washington University’s Paralegal Studies Graduate Program Receives Top Honors from the National Capital Area Paralegal Association

December 17, 2012

The George Washington University’s graduate program in Paralegal Studies was honored by the National Capital Area Paralegal Association (NCAPA) with the association’s 2012 Program Excellence Award.

George Washington University Experts Available to Comment on Connecticut School Shooting

December 17, 2012

George Washington University experts are available to comment on various aspects of the recent Connecticut elementary school shooting.

The George Washington University Announces Launch of Cybersecurity Initiative

December 13, 2012

Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff along with other top national security experts will help kick off the launch of the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative on Friday at 8 a.m. in Jack Morton Auditorium located at 805 21st Street, N.W.

George Washington University Experts Available to Comment on North Korean Missile Launch

December 12, 2012

George Washington University Experts are available to comment on North Korean missile launch.

George Washington University Experts Available to Comment on Presidential Inauguration

December 11, 2012

George Washington University experts are available to comment on the upcoming Presidential Inauguration.

Prenatal Tests More Informative Using Microarray Technology Than Microscope Analysis, Find Two Researchers at George Washington University

December 06, 2012

A new method for detecting abnormalities in unborn children is providing physicians with more information to analyze the results than conventional, microscopic testing, according to two George Washington University researchers.

Policy Expert Peter Linquiti to Direct George Washington University’s Environmental Resource Policy Graduate Program

December 04, 2012

Peter Linquiti, an expert on public policies relating to air quality, climate change, hazardous and solid waste, drinking water, risk assessment, and new green technologies, has been named Director of Graduate Studies of George Washington University’s Environmental Resource Policy Graduate Program. Dr. Linquiti’s appointment begins effective January 1, 2013.

Four Students Join $100,000 Winners’ Circle in 2012 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology Hosted at the George Washington University

December 04, 2012

Research projects on robot navigation and on a tumor-suppressing protein today earned four remarkable students entrée into the prestigious $100,000 winners’ circle of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. The 14th annual awards were presented this morning at the George Washington University, host of the 2012 Siemens Competition National Finals. Video, photos and bios are available online.

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The George Washington University Receives Funding for Healthy Growth Research

December 04, 2012

George Washington University will receive over $2 million in grant funding through the Achieving Healthy Growth program within the Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative. This initiative was launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to overcome persistent bottlenecks preventing the creation of new and better health solutions for the developing world.