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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations. (Photo: Edward Green)

Edward C. Green Fellows Will Contribute to Social and Political Change

May 08, 2018
Edward C. Green, B.A. ’67, has dedicated his career to improving health outcomes in under-served populations around the world. Through the endowed Edward C. Green Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund, he will continue to empower the next generation of anthropology professionals to make the world a better place.
Greenhouse manager Rachel Klein with students from Washington Middle School for Girls

Open-Air Study

April 24, 2018
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

April 10, 2018
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

March 19, 2018

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.

Steve Ross

GW's Most Valuable Utility Player

February 21, 2018
Almost every sports team has a utility player—an individual who by virtue of their skill and versatility plays multiple roles and adds tremendous value to the team. For GW, Steve Ross, BBA ’81 meets that description perfectly.
GW parents Jian Zhang and Min Shi and their daughter Isabella Zhang, GWSB B.Accy ’14

Tradition of Giving

January 26, 2018
“Keeping close contact with schools and participating actively in a school’s development has been a tradition of our family,” say GW parents Jian Zhang and Min Shi.

A Little Goes a Long Way

January 16, 2018
The voluntary library gift, a $50 donation from students each semester, allows for consistent funding of services, resources, and spaces at Libraries and Academic Innovation.
Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney has dedicated her career to exploring how social and environmental factors influence a child's health.

Better Care for Kids

January 09, 2018
Experts agree children living in poverty have more complicated health care needs. Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney is doing something about it.

Gift Provides Rapid Prototyping Studio to Enhance Discovery and Creation

January 02, 2018
Support from GW Parents Kelly and Sean Domnick will allow all Corcoran students and faculty to embark on projects that emphasize experimentation, iteration, and prototyping.
Lamar Johnson was exonerated after 13 years behind bars.

Proved Innocent

January 02, 2018

The Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MAIP), a member of the global Innocence Network, is housed in GW Law and serves D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, offering hope for those who have nowhere to turn.

Dr. Michael Keidar installed as A. James Professor of Engineering

Michael Keidar Installed as A. James Clark Professor of Engineering

January 02, 2018

Dr. Keidar is a leader in the fields of micropropulsion and nanotechnology and operates an innovative SEAS lab.

students at SEH

Research Scholarships to Support Women in Engineering

December 01, 2017

Eight undergraduate women studying in the School of Engineering and Applied Science will conduct research under faculty mentors as part of a progra

Nepal

SPH Project Aims to Improve Health Outcomes for Infants in Nepal

December 01, 2017

The Milken Institute School of Public Health recently received a $4.9 million grant for a four-year project that aims to reduce the risk of sma

Tyler McManus, CCAS '18 at Veterans Memorial Park

Crowdfunding effort improves the Military Community Center

November 09, 2017

Before the Military Community Center opened in 2016, a few things were not quite in order.

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