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IIST Students and CPS Team Leaders Visit NIST

May 23, 2015

How cool will it be for a STEM student to step into an immersive virtual reality environment where he can observe how quantitative information is gathered from sensors implanted on the human body?

Congratulations to our 2015 Graduates!

May 23, 2015

We wish our graduates the very best of success!

IIST students visit Verizon's Executive Briefing Center

March 05, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, 2015, IIST and CPS Career Services sponsored a student site visit to Verizon’s Executive Briefing Center in Ashburn, Virginia.

IIST students visit Deloitte’s Arlington facility

February 13, 2015

For a second straight year, IIST students and alumni visited Deloitte’s Center for Federal Innovation in Arlington to learn more about business technology consulting opportunities, including


Show Me the Way!

December 18, 2014
The process to improve and expand Campus signage began several years ago when the university developed a Comprehensive Sign Plan. The intent of the Plan was to enhance the visual environment of the Campus by providing consistent guidelines for signage.
Teacher Award Story

An Apple for the Best Teacher

December 18, 2014
"What? I Won?" This was the immediate reaction of Paralegal Studies professor and assistant director Ethel Hong Badawi when she won a national teaching competition at the 33rd annual conference of the American Association for Paralegal Education in Las Vegas last month.

Red Carpet Treatment for GSPM Students

December 18, 2014
The Graduate School of Political Management held its Spring 2015 admitted students reception at the United States Capitol, giving its newest students a backstage pass to the biggest stage in American politics.
Liz & Kip

Traveling Volunteer of the Year

December 18, 2014
GSPM alum Kip Patrick and his wife Liz Zipse counted whale sharks in the Philippines, picked up trash in Borneo, practiced English with monks in Laos, painted schools in Uganda, and distributed shoes in El Salvador as they spent 16 months traveling 30,000 miles in 24 countries and three continents volunteering at least one day each week.

Pursuit of Happiness for Online Students

December 18, 2014
"Online Instruction, E-Learning, and Student Satisfaction: A Three Year Study" is the title of a research study by three professors from Robert Morris University published in the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. The article presents the results of a three-year study of graduate and undergraduate students' level of satisfaction with online instruction at RMU.
Gabi Siboni

Talks on Cyber Threat at the Cyber Academy Opening

December 18, 2014

Despite cold rain on the evening of November 9, about 100 cyber security, military and international affairs professionals joined Dean Ali Eskandarian and other GW faculty and staff for the opening

IIST students receive briefing on cloud computing by Amazon Web Services insider

December 01, 2014

David Winter, Enterprise Sales Account Manager at Amazon Web Services (AWS) visited Professor Hooshangi’s Foundation in Information Technology and Computation class to provide an overview of

Team Capitol DC's Solar Decathlon entry featured on White House blog

November 19, 2013

Two years ago, students and faculty from CPS’s Sustainable Landscapes Program along with other faculty/students from GW, American and Catholic universities combined to form Team Capitol

Kerry Washington urges graduates to script their own stories

May 19, 2013

GW alumna and actress Kerry Washington addresses graduates and their families at Commencement on the National Mall.

Kerry Washington to Graduates: Answer the Call

May 19, 2013

Alumna and actor delivers Commencement address to nearly 25,000 gathered on the National Mall.

University Recognizes Students for Outstanding Academics

April 25, 2013

Adele Ashkar, associate dean for academic excellence in the College of Professional Studies, introduced scholar Charles Snead IV, who came to GW for the Police Science Program after being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps. He immediately excelled, Ms. Ashkar said, and is a friendly and thoughtful student. Mr. Snead attributed his success to hard work, determination and, most importantly, to his teachers’ investment in him.