Lectures & Leadership
Connecting boys to others and themselves.
Educating the whole boy reaches beyond classroom learning. Gilman boys meet thought leaders, learn about the careers a Gilman education ballasts, and climb to new heights - literally.
H. K. Douglas Cotton Lecture
"Oh, the places you can go." From computer game developer to liver transplant specialist and everything in between and, maybe, not yet invented - the Cotton Lectures helps boys understand the myriad career opportunities open to them.
George E. P. Mountcastle Memorial Lecture
Boys explore modern literature - whether fiction or poetry, biography or civil rights history - and its ideas with distinguished writers at the annual Mountcastle Lecture.
Hardie Alpine Tower
Boys learn to greet challenges, surpass expectations, push one's own limits, and work as part of a team - all from 30 feet off the ground.