• Power & Promise 2018

    Generosity Empowers Students to Flourish

    On April 13, GW celebrated the impact of philanthropy and the achievements of our remarkable students at our annual Power & Promise dinner.

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  • Flag Day 2018

    Flag Your Appreciation

    Tuesday, April 17, marks the fourth annual GW Flag Day, a campus-wide effort to educate students, faculty, and staff about the ways in which philanthropy enables the Colonial experience.

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  • President Thomas LeBlanc, Mark Plotkin, and Dean Geneva Henry examine materials from the collection.

    Alumnus Mark Plotkin Donates Papers to GW

    Collection from the award-winning journalist and advocate for D.C. voting rights and statehood will be housed at the Gelman Library’s Special Collections Research Center.

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Students Making a Difference

Tyler McManus, CCAS ’18, president of the GW Veterans student organization.

Improving the Military Community Center

“I want this to be a place of higher learning, intellectual conversation, and a home away from home with our members knowing they are always welcome. Our members come from all walks of life. This center is designed to make them successful in the classroom and in life.”

-Tyler McManus, CCAS '18, GW Veterans Student Org

Crowdfunding effort raises money for Veterans Center
Gayatri Malhotra, Milken SPH ’18 (in flower print) with students at a government school in Punjab.

GW and Girl Rising

“The Girl Rising internship allowed me to gain the hands-on experience I need to pursue my interests in working in India on gender-based violence, inequalities, and diseases. This experience has not only changed my life, but it has also clarified how to translate my passion for girls and women into pragmatic action.” 

-Gayatri Malhotra, Milken SPH ’18

Partnership promotes girls' education and empowerment through storytelling.

Philanthropy Spotlight

Greenhouse manager Rachel Klein with students from Washington Middle School for Girls

Open-Air Study

The philanthropy-funded Wilbur V. Harlan Greenhouse is an oasis of green, where plants, flowers, grasses, and other vegetation thrive.
GW President Thomas LeBlanc, Mark Plotkin, and Geneva Henry, dean of GW Libraries and Academic Innovation examine the collection

Alumnus Mark Plotkin Donates Papers to GW

Mark Plotkin, a journalist, political commentator and a past recipient of a George Washington University Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, has donated his collection of papers to the university.
Kim family at graduation of Russell Kim '18

Gift from Alumnus Supports GW Institute for Korean Studies

A GW alumnus and his wife have made a $750,000 gift to GW to support the Institute for Korean Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs.


Abbie Gillen, SEAS '17

Abbie Gillen, SEAS '17

Clark Scholarship Recipient

"I didn't know how awesome the Clark Scholars Program was going to be when I first joined, but I'm grateful for it... it was a launch pad for my job and whatever will happen in the future.  The experience was an invaluable part of being at GW."

Read more about the Clark Scholars