GW Magazine Summer 2014


The Gift of Health

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, what then is $80 million of prevention-based research funding worth? GW public health scholars are finding out.

By Amanda MacMillan




Dean Ben Vinson III

As Seen by the Dean

As Ben Vinson III approaches his first anniversary at the helm of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, he's looking to the future of the liberal arts.

By Mary A. Dempsey

A Heart In The Right Place(s)

A Heart In The Right Place(s)

Mini-pumps made from heart cells may be able to aid the circulatory system wherever it could use an extra push.

By Ruth Steinhardt

Bending the Rules

Bending the Rules

Flexible electronics—wired with liquid metal—may soon be coming to a body near you.

By Helen Fields