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Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade private independent day school for boys in Baltimore, Maryland.

Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or in the community, every minute of every Gilman school day helps boys to grow to become principled young men.


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Representing Gilman

Gilman is well represented in the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2018 class of 40 Baltimoreans Under 40. Congratulations to Brendan Lough '03, Tom Prevas '98, Richard Thomas '01, and Karlo Young '97. Learn more here.

Melvin Keihn

Linebacker Melvin Keihn '14 will play his last year of football eligibility at the University of Richmond, where he is pursuing a master's degree in human resource management. Keihn graduated from Maryland with a degree in public health. 

National Swimmer

Max Verheyen ‘19, a varsity swimmer since his freshman year, has qualified for the Scholastic All American Team at USA Swimming.  While competing at the Futures competition, Max achieved both Winter and Summer JR National cuts in the 400 IM, and Winter JR National cuts in the 200 IM, 100 Breast, and 200 Breast events. Requirements included academic performance as well as swimming achievement. Congratulations Max!

Dr. Royal Moves to Morehouse

Walter Royal '73 has joined Morehouse School of Medicine as the new director of the Neuroscience Institute, as well as the head of the neurobiology department. He previously served as a professor of neurology, anatomy, and neurobiology as University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Playing Against the Home Team

Micah Kiser ‘13 recently played his first game at M&T Bank Stadium. The Rams linebacker returned to Baltimore for a preseason game on August 9, when he played against his hometown team. He had two tackles and four assists. Read more about his childhood dreams as a Ravens fan in this Baltimore Sun article about Rams players with Maryland ties.

Advocating Empathy

Alex Gavis '82 advocates for application of "design thinking" to law school training and legal professional development in A Need for Lawyers with Empathy, in a commentary published in Corporate Counsel, a business magazine for corporate lawyers.

Saving Lives through Tech

The Revolution of Necessity podcast recently featured Mike Lwin '01, who talks about the founding of his Myanmar-based company, Koe Koe Tech, and its app designed to combat maternal mortality, Maymay.

Copeland Goes Beyond the Basics

Recently the Gilman campus hosted a football camp, led by Brandon Copeland ’09, that was unlike any other. The Jets linebacker, joined by other NFL players and volunteers, held a one-day event for more than 400 kids ages 11-17. Learn more about the third annual Beyond the Basics Football Camp here.

The Last Lobster

The Wall Street Journal has favorably reviewed the latest book by Chris White ‘74, The Last Lobster: Boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery? saying that he "untangles the complex economics of the lobster industry with admirable clarity..." Read the review, listen to a podcast, and learn where you can order his books here.