Symposium attendees

Symposium Prepares Future Workforce for High-Demand Cyber & Tech Careers

October 22, 2017
Many local companies are finding it difficult to fill vacant cyber and technology positions. With a projected global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals by 2019, it is a critically important time to educate young people and prepare them for future roles in technology, cybersecurity and the data science industry. GW is partnering with local community colleges on a series of symposiums designed to educate students in the D.C. metro area about their academic options to prepare them for the sizzling hot job market.
IIST Students at the Nashman Symposium

Helping Others with the Power of Technology - IIST Students Present Service Learning Projects at Nashman Symposium

June 22, 2017
Integrated, Information Science and Technology (IIST) program students used their knowledge of technology to help others by participating in a one-year service learning course. Thirteen of them partnered with domestic and international community-based organizations to design and run hands-on service projects during the 2016-2017 academic year, with the leadership and support of Dr. Olivia M. Blackmon, assistant program director and faculty member of the IIST program.
Elyaa Hammad, Olivia Blackmon

IIST Student Opens Computer Center for Low-Income Women

April 20, 2017

“Today is an exciting day,” said Elyaa Hammad, a student in GW’s Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) program.

IIST students at GW Research Day

Three IIST Students Win Prestigious GW Research Day Awards

April 06, 2017
Three CPS Integrated Information, Science, and Technology (IIST) students have been named winners of the prestigious GW Research Day awards for their undergraduate work in domestic and international technology-based service learning projects.
Olivia Blackmon

Dr. Olivia Blackmon Wins Nashman Center Grant

April 01, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Olivia Blackmon for winning a Nashman Center Faculty Grant for Community-Engaged Scholarship to design an interdisciplinary course and study abroad program to connect real-world needs with student based learning outside of the classroom.
A dozen GW students during the site visit to the Corporate Executive Board posing in front of the building

IIST Students Learn Best Practice Insights, Technology and the Future of Analytics at CEB

March 21, 2017
IIST students visited Corporate Executive Board (CEB) offices in Rosslyn, VA on March 17th, 2017 where they learned about the cutting-edge data analytics tools utilized by CEB and the success of CEB’s strategic business model to use open source platforms.
Olivia Blackmon

Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Event at GW/NOVA Forum

February 13, 2017
More than 80 community college students interested in exploring academic pathways and career options in the information technology field gathered for an event that was jointly-sponsored by GW and NOVA-Woodbridge.

GW IIST Professor David Vargas Presents Relevant Topics

June 21, 2016
At the recent Techno Security and Forensics Investigations 2016 conference David Vargas a professor in the IIST program, presented on two topics: Ransomware and Cryptocurrencies.

IIST Student Wins Scholarship

June 17, 2016

Jennifer Vasques Martinez a George Washington University: Integrated, Information Science & Technology student at the Loudoun Campus was selected to be a recipient of the

IIST Program Hosts Alumni Reunion, 2016

April 11, 2016

Author: Dr. Olivia M. Blackmon

IIST Student Wins Big at GW Research Days

April 11, 2016

Author: Olivia M. Blackmon, Ph.D.

Congratulations to our 2015 Graduates!

May 23, 2015

We wish our graduates the very best of success!

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?

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

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