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.

The $200,000 seed gift from GW Rowing alumnus Dave Wilson, SEAS ’87, will support racing shells, scholarships, and team travel

Alumnus Establishes Endowment for GW Men’s Rowing

May 03, 2016

George Washington men’s rowing alum Dave Wilson, BS ‘87, has provided a seed gift of $200,000 to

Cisneros Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cut on Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute

April 19, 2016

Gilbert Cisneros was 17 when he first visited Washington, D.C.: He went to Capitol Hill, met a few ambassadors and toured the FBI headquarters and the Pentagon.

Mentorship Program Teams Up Former and Current Student-Athletes

March 25, 2016
A new program, the GW Athletics mentorship program, pairs athletics alumni with student-athletes in their junior and senior years.
Corcoran doors

Corcoran Historic Doors to be Restored

March 14, 2016

The historic doors that have graced the Corcoran building’s 17th Street entrance since 1897 are being restored thanks to a gift from American Express. 

Engineering an “Only at GW” Education

March 10, 2016

“She really enjoyed that Kit-Kat.”

Sebastian Weinmann

Scholarship Sets Up Sophomore to Serve

February 15, 2016

The George Washington University has always attracted young minds with a passion for politics.

$2.5M Gift Brings Institute for Religious Freedom’s Education Programs to GW

January 28, 2016

President George Washington’s legacy as a champion of religious freedom and the acceptance of all faiths will be sustained at the George Washington University with a new institute in the Colu

James M. Clark, the Ronald B. Weintraub Associate Professor of Biology Systematics, on an expedition.

Jurassic Clark: GW's Dino Discoverer

January 19, 2016
They are on our bed sheets and lunch boxes, in our toy chests and movie theaters. They capture our imaginations, delighting and terrifying us, and for GW’s James M. Clark, the Ronald B. Weintraub Professor of Biology Systematics, dinosaurs provide a glimpse into the evolutionary journey that life has made over millions of years.


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