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Upcoming events


The Board Game Event

The Board Game Event

Join fellow Marshall Scholars for a board game get together. Bring your favorite board game and get ready to have some fun. Drinks, board games, and light snacks provided. Partners welcome. Please RSVP.

Hosted by:

Erin Hylton (2015) and Michael George (2015)

Board Room, Washington DC

Digital Futures: Science, Security, & Society

Marshall Symposium with current Marshall Scholars.
Digital Futures: Science, Security, & Society.

Downing College Master’s Lodge, Cambridge University, Cambridge

Moderated Conversation with The UK Consul Robin Twyman

About this Event

Join fellow Marshall, Rhodes, and Gates scholars for a moderated conversation with the UK Consul for Business and Government Affairs in Seattle, Robin Twyman. He is delighted to answer questions on the intersection of Trade and Innovation, Industrial Strategy and the 4 UK Grand Challenges – AI and Data, Ageing Society, Clean Growth and Future of Mobility.

Come see old friends and make new ones. We hope to see you there!

Robin Twyman Bio:

Robin Twyman took up his assignment as Consul (Business & Government Affairs) at the UK Government Office in Seattle in January 2013. His job is to support trade, investment, science and innovation between the UK and Washington State. Robin has been in the United States since 2009, serving as First Secretary (Trade Policy, Business Affairs & Agriculture) at the British Embassy in Washington DC before coming to Seattle.

Robin was born in Canterbury, UK, and joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1987. His diplomatic career has seen him serve overseas tours in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. His assignments have covered a range of foreign policy, security policy, communications and commercial diplomacy duties.

Robin is accompanied in Seattle by his wife, Laura (from Cleveland, Ohio), and their two daughters. They enjoy travelling, music and outdoor pursuits.


Nearby parking can be found at :

Parking Option 1: 400 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Parking Option 2: 224 Pontius Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

Cascade Apartments Solarium, Seattle WA

NASA Ames Tour with Dr. Kimberly Ennico Smith ’94

Photo credit: David Oppenheimer

Ever wondered what the large structure visible from Highway 101 (above photo) houses? Interested in space, science, and/or ongoing research projects at NASA?

Join us for a special tour of NASA Ames Research Center and talk hosted by NASA Senior Scientist Dr. Kimberly Ennico-Smith (@kennicosmith). Our tentative schedule includes:

  • 8:15am: arrival and badging.
  • 9:00am: overview of NASA Ames Research Center.
  • 10:00am: tour of NASA Astrobee Robotics lab, featuring NASA Astrobees.
  • 11:00am: tour of USAF National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex, including the largest wind tunnel in the world (Note: US citizens and Green Card holders only).
  • 12:00pm: lunch at the NASA Ames Cafeteria, “Mega Bites”.
  • 1:00pm: depart home.

Important information:

  • Please register early, if possible! Sign-ups will close on March 19.
  • We are charging a $10 fee to help cover costs for bus transportation within the NASA Ames complex.
  • Foreign nationals (non-US citizens or non-Green Card holders) must register and submit passport information by February 17. (If you are not a US citizen or green card holder, please get in touch with Bianca ASAP at
  • The wind tunnel tour at 11am will be for US citizens and Green Card holders only; we will provide a waiting area for foreign nationals.
  • Guests are welcome, including children.
  • The gift shop is open to the public from 10am-6pm; you are welcome to stay and browse the shop after the tour.

What to bring/wear:

  • Comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Wear layers, as the NFAC can get cold. There will be a considerable amount of walking on the tour.
  • Money for lunch (approximately $10 per entree); cash, card, and ApplePay accepted.
  • Passport or valid government-issued photo ID (passport required for foreign nationals).
NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View CA

A Marshall Affinity Group: Dinner and Discussion

Dinner kindly organized at offices of Samuel Kleiner (2009).

Working Dinner discussing the development of an Entrepreneurship / Investing affinity group within the Marshall Scholar community.

Host: Guy Filippelli (1997).


Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, New York New York

Marshall Salon Dinner Discussion

Home of Jason and Lauren Schuker Blum (2006).
Address provided with RSVP.
Dinner will include brief reflections by Marshall Scholars across the generations. It will be off the record.

Please use the email link below to find our more information about receiving an invitation to attend this dinner.

Hosts: Lauren Schuker Blum (2006) and Sewell Chan (1998).
Questions? LA Regional Event Coordinators:
Matthew McMillan (2014), Skyler Ross (2016).


Evening Night Cap with Rhodes and Marshall Scholars

The AMS and the Association of American Rhodes Scholars are pleased to invite you to join an informal gathering of Scholars for drinks at the Library Hotel, Bookmarks Lounge (14th Floor).

Oxford University’s 2020 Alumni Weekend in North America:

6:30 PM, Friday, April 17 at Cipriani 42nd Street

This event is free with a minimal $5 ticket charge.


Bar at Library Hotel New York, New York NY

UK Scholars Reception

The British Consul General for San Francisco will be inviting Marshall Scholars along with recipients of other UK scholarships to a reception. 

10/22/2020 - 10/23/2020

2020 Marshall Forum

The AMS will host the 2020 Marshall Forum in partnership with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London at Lancaster House. Please save the date. Full details will be announced soon. Previous Marshall Forum programming can be viewed online.

Lancaster House, London

Past events


Energy and Climate

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La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla CA

Dance Performance by the Royal Ballet School & American Ballet School

Royal Ballet School & American Ballet Theater performance exchange

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York NY
06/03/2017 - 06/04/2017

2017 Harvard Marshall Forum & AMS Annual Meeting

Program      Photos


Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA

50 Years Ago: Sgt Pepper


NeueHouse, New York NY

AMS New York Cocktail Social

Forte Condominium Rooftop, Brooklyn New York

Picnic Gathering

Please join us for a summer picnic on Saturday, July 22nd from 12-2pm. Bring your families, a blanket, and a dish to share! We’ll be at Whitehaven Park on the corner of 37th and Whitehaven Parkway NW in Glover Park. Hope you can join us! This event is free.


Glover Park, Washington D.C.

New Scholar Send-Off

The British Embassy in Washington DC and the Association of Marshall Scholars welcome your presence for the send off the 2017 Marshall Scholar class with a reception at the Ambassador’s residence.

An invitation card from the British Embassy with details for the event will follow.


British Embassy, Washington, Washington D.C.


A special tour through the new SFMOMA to learn about the British and American works in the collection. There’ll also be a chance to socialize at the outdoor cafe sculpture garden before the tour begins.  Further details coming soon.


SF MOMA, San Francisco CA

Palo Alto Happy Hour with Marshall Scholars

Please come join us for free appetizers and drinks at the lovely Brazilian restaurant Pampas in downtown Palo Alto on Thursday, September 28 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. 

For those of you based in Palo Alto, this will be a wonderful opportunity to get to know those also in the area, and for those in other parts, a chance to come down South! There is no cover fee.


Pampas, Palo Alto CA

Matinee Performance by American Ballet Theater

David H. Koch Theater | Lincoln Center, New York New York

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