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GW joins Virginia “smart city” project

GW has joined a planned $500 million “smart city” project in Ashburn, Va. to help build the “backbone” for the high-tech city, according to the Washington Business Journal. GW has partnered with 22 Capital Partners, the private equity firm behind the project, as well as the Center for Innovative Technology, Microsoft and Crescent Ridge Capital […]

University to sell provost’s house on Mount Vernon Campus

GW will soon sell its W Street residential property near the Mount Vernon Campus, which most recently served as the provost’s residence, according to a University release Monday. The proceeds from the sale will fund financial aid for students in the the Women’s Leadership Program and University Honors Program, which are both housed on the campus, according […]

Medical school creates center for health care research

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences has created a new Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research, according to a press release. The new center “focuses on multi-disciplinary, collaborative scholarship on enhancing value in health care delivery” and will absorb the Office of Clinical Practice Innovation and Urgent Matters, “expanding its reach across GW,” […]

Hispanic leadership institute names director, senior fellow

The GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute named a director and senior fellow for the institute this week, according to a University release Wednesday. Elizabeth Vaquera, who was an associate professor of sociology at the University of South Florida, will serve as institute’s director. Louis Caldera, the former president of the University of New Mexico and […]

Public health school launches new data-based online degree

The Milken Institute School of Public Health will launch a new online degree program in health informatics, according to a press release. The program, called a master of science in management of health informatics and analytics, will begin in January 2017, and “will develop the next generation of health innovators, who will leverage data analytics […]