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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.

Current students Demetria Clark and Moshe Pasternak and alumna Sally Nuamah, B.A. ’11, spoke at the Power & Promise Dinner.

Donors and Students Meet, Celebrate Achievements

April 19, 2017

ix years after Sally Nuamah graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the George Washington University, she now sits on its Board of Trustees.

GSEHD Dean Michael Feuer introduces Louis and Manette Mayberg

Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership Opens

March 31, 2017
The Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership officially opened during a dinner and reception on March 15.
GSEHD Dean Michael Feuer introduces Louis and Manette Mayberg

Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership Opens

March 31, 2017
The Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership officially opened during a dinner and reception on March 15.
Colby Bott

$8 Million Gift Will Expand Clark Engineering Scholars Program

March 22, 2017

The Clark Charitable Foundation has made an $8 million gift to the George Washington University to expand an engineering scholars program that rewards SEAS students with financial assistance,

Men’s Water Polo Wins Buff & Blue Fund Challenge

February 28, 2017
GW men’s water polo earned $10,000 in the Buff & Blue Fund Challenge, earning both the first-place and most improved prizes.
Edward Seto Installed as King Fahd Professor of Cancer Biology

Edward Seto Installed as King Fahd Professor of Cancer Biology

February 17, 2017

For Edward Seto, associate director for basic sciences at the George Washington University Cancer Center and professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health

Dr. Noah Feldman

Law Professor Stresses Civility, Integrity: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do’

February 17, 2017
The message of the annual Richard W. Blackburn Endowed Lecture on Civility and Integrity seemed more apt than ever Thursday as Noah Feldman, a Harvard Law School professor, made his case for how important those two qualities are.

Robert Pless to Chair Computer Science Department

February 13, 2017

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New Endowed Scholarship Fund Creates Paths to Opportunity

January 30, 2017
The belief that education can be a positive force for change and social mobility is what motivated GW alumnus Ali Kolaghassi and his wife, Lama.
Howard Tischler, MS ’80, and Aleksandra Desansky, SEAS ’18

High (Tech) Touch

November 28, 2016

When tragedy strikes, people are often inspired to develop solutions that prevent others from suffering the same fate.

Jordan Williams

Student Spotlight: Jordan Williams, SEAS ’17

November 22, 2016

Jordan Williams chose GW because the school gave him the platform to be his whole self, a “science nerd by day, aspiring jazz musician by night.”

AT&T Names GW Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

November 22, 2016
With its location in the heart of the nation’s cap­ital, the George Washington University offers unpar­alleled opportunities for students and faculty to drive change.
Juan Carlos Torres, SON ’17

A Healthy Investment

November 21, 2016

The first recipients of an endowed nursing scholarship share their stories and future plans.

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