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GW Cancer Center

GW Cancer Center

The center serves as an umbrella organization for all cancer-related activities across the university, including those at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the George Washington University Hospital, and The GW Medical Faculty Associates. Its mission is to become a leading innovator in basic, population, and clinical research; a premier destination for personalized cancer care; and a national leader in cancer policy.

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GW during Light-It-Up-Blue for Autism awareness.

GW Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute (AND)

Taking an interactive approach to research, policy, and treatment, the AND Institute works across traditional boundaries to provide state-of-the-art assessments, interventions, medical treatments and support services related to autism and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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The Global Women's Institute is working with the Malala Fund to promote women's education rights.

Global Women's Institute

GW's Global Women’s Institute is working with faculty from the Columbian College, the Elliott School, and GSEHD to develop coursework in collaboration with 'Malala's Fund' to encourage students to take action through service learning and advocacy.

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Advance Research

Science and Engineering Hall

Science and Engineering Hall

With state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching facilities, the Science and Engineering Hall (SEH) is place where engineers and computer scientists work alongside chemists and physicists, mining the space between disciplines for answers to society’s big questions. The SEH epitomizes GW’s investment in research infrastructure and facilities that enable innovative research and teaching. With these new facilities, GW researchers are poised to expand the depth and breadth of human knowledge.

Supporting research at the SEH
Researchers for the Chemistry department.

Promoting Undergraduate Research

The Center for Undergraduate Research assists students in attaining research positions in all disciplines across the University.  These positions deepen the educational experience, offer faculty mentorship and develop future employment experience.  Even small gifts can help a student researcher expand their knowledge in their chosen field.

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Teacher works with students.


GWTeach is a collaborative university-wide effort that combines a bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline, teacher training, and field work to give teachers the training and mentored K-12 school experiences they need to effectively teach STEM subjects in the classroom.

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Promote Students

Major WInnegan

Help Veterans Achieve New Goals

Since 1944, when the first veteran of WWII attended on the newly-passed G.I. Bill, GW has been providing financial and logistical resources to help veterans make the transition from combat to classroom.

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2013 Career Fair

Career Services

The university created the Career Services Enhancement Initiative in 2012 as an effort to strengthen the overall career culture at GW for students, alumni and employers. The initiative empowers students and alumni to translate their academic and co-curricular experiences at the university into a lifetime of productive and engaged citizenship. Support in career services can help students gain internship opportunities with potential employers, turning their education into valuable workplace experience.

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Current Initiatives

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