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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

Igor Efimov, the Alisann and Terry Collins Professor of Biomedical Engineering, will be inducted into the National Academy of In

Alisann and Terry Collins Professor of Biomedical Engineering to be Inducted into National Academy of Inventors

December 11, 2018
Dr. Igor Efimov also recipient of four-year, $2.5 million grant from National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Led by Director Lance B. Price, ARAC focuses on identifying innovative solutions to antibiotic resistance.

Battling Superbugs

July 06, 2018
Imagine a nasty infection that doesn’t respond to antibiotics. This isn’t the imaginings of a dystopian fiction writer—antibiotic resistance is a real and present danger, and GW’s Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) is on the front lines, fighting one of the greatest public health threats of our time.
Dr. Robert Pless is installed as the Patrick and Donna Martin Professor of Computer Science.

Extreme Imaging

July 05, 2018
Where one person might see some ordinary photographs, Dr. Robert Pless, the SEAS Patrick and Donna Martin Professor of Computer Science, sees big opportunity.
STEMworks sudents get a life-size presentation on the state-of-the-art TelePresence.

Connecting the World

July 05, 2018
The future has arrived at GW. Students who step into Room 201 in the Gelman Library can experience the TelePresence, a sophisticated communications system that takes teleconferencing to a whole different level.
Greenhouse manager Rachel Klein with students from Washington Middle School for Girls

Open-Air Study

April 24, 2018
The philanthropy-funded Wilbur V. Harlan Greenhouse is an oasis of green, where plants, flowers, grasses, and other vegetation thrive.
Dr. Michael Keidar installed as A. James Professor of Engineering

Michael Keidar Installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

January 02, 2018

Dr. Keidar is a leader in the fields of micropropulsion and nanotechnology and operates an innovative SEAS lab.

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