Dr. Griffin with his wife and baby.

COVID-19 Response Fund Helps Resident Find Relief
"With the impact of COVID-19 unknown and constantly changing, I was very fearful of exposing anyone in my family, especially my four-month-old child. It was a huge relief to know that I could stay in alternate housing to minimize my contact with my family "

-William Fenner Griffin, MD

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Making a Difference

Chris Zuniga

Students Find Support Among GW Community During Pandemic

The GW Cares Student Assistance Fund helps students, like Chris Zuniga, CCAS ‘22, face unexpected financial hardships in the wake of COVID-19.

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Sabrina Davis

Scholarships Help Students Pursue Their Passions

The Power & Promise Fund for Student Aid has helped alumna Sabrina Davis, CCAS BA ‘20, study race in politics and social justice.

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LRSAC

GW Alumni and Parents Support Student Initiatives

The Luther Rice Society Advisory Council supports GW programs that enable students to thrive academically, professionally, and socially.

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Philanthropy Spotlight

Michael J. McKeon, JD ’96

GW Law Alumnus Endows Professorship of Intellectual Property Law

GW Law received a major gift from alumnus Michael J. McKeon, JD ’96 that established the Michael J. McKeon Professorship of Intellectual Property Law. Professor Robert Brauneis, co-director of GW Law’s IP program, was appointed the inaugural holder of the endowed professorship.
Steven V. Roberts

SMPA Professor Establishes Fund to Help Students Affected by COVID-19

As members of the George Washington University community grapple with financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Steven V. Roberts has created a swift, accessible fund to help in-need students at the School of Media and Public Affairs continue their education. The J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs established the Cokie Roberts Tuition Relief Fund this week in honor of his late wife, the groundbreaking broadcast journalist.

Statement on Blackbaud Data Breach

On July 16, 2020, George Washington University (GW) received notification of a security incident that took place at Blackbaud, a vendor who provides services for some of our donor databases and maintains data we provide with respect to those services. While GW’s file did not include credit card information, bank account information, and social security numbers, we take the security of the information we maintain very seriously and wanted to let our community know that this incident occurred.