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Meet this year's MAGIS Society inductees.
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As the 40th class of the Special Master's Program prepares for graduation, find out what gives the program its outstanding reputation.
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Read about the 2016 commencement speakers for the School of Medicine, School of Nursing & Health Studies and School of Arts and Sciences.

Find out what GUMC's Guinevere Eden told a U.S. Senate committee about dyslexia research. (Video too!)

GUMC scientists studying stroke recovery, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease gave an update to community donors helping to make their research possible.
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Save the date! Dr. Healton's next GUMC Community Meeting is on Monday, June 20 at 4:00 p.m. in the Research Building Auditorium. 

If you missed the April meeting, read about it here:


"I have been waiting my whole career for a day like today." Find out what has Michael B. Atkins so excited.

The AAKOMA Project has received a PCORI tier II award to advance their work on African-American mental health and the reduction of disparities. 

The Avon Foundation awarded $200,000 to Georgetown Lombardi at the recent Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer.

The Dean for Research and Faculty and Academic Affairs offices are providing free access to Nature Masterclasses to the Georgetown University community.

The Georgetown University CERSI Scholars reception is Thursday, May 19 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Wisconsin Ave., Suite 603. RSVP by COB on May 16 to Erin Wilhelm at [email protected].

In a historic development to the long-awaited "deeming rule," the FDA has finalized its authority to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.


WTOP Update on the Zika virus and funding with Jesse Goodman, May 13, 2016

The Associated Press New Imaging Technique May Find Real Alzheimer's Culprit with Scott Turner, May 11, 2016
NPR All Things Considered Why The FDA Is Re-Evaluating The Nutty Definition Of 'Healthy' Food with Thomas Sherman, May 10, 2016

The Washington Post The federal government is about to begin regulating the booming e-cigarette market with David Levy, May 5, 2016
US News & World Report New Rules for E-Cigarettes, Tobacco Products with David Levy, May 5, 2016
BBC News Angola's yellow fever outbreak could become 'global emergency' with Daniel Lucey and Lawrence Gostin, May 10, 2016


Baltimore Sun (podcast)
"Strange Glow, The Story of Radiation" by Timothy Jorgensen with Timothy Jorgensen, May 5, 2016

Click here to read more "GUMC in the News." 


"We look forward to welcoming a number of distinguished individuals to share their perspectives with our graduates this May," says Georgetown President John J. DeGioia.
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More events >

Thursday, May 19 
5:00 p.m.
MedStar Georgetown, Goldberg Auditorium  

Friday, May 20
11:00 a.m. 
Leavey Center Ballroom 

 NHS Tropaia Ceremony
Friday, May 20 
2:00 p.m. 
Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium

Friday, May 20
3:30 p.m.
Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium 

Warwick Evans Senior Awards Ceremony 
Friday, May 20
5:00 p.m. 
Healy Hall, Gaston Hall 


NHS Commencement (undergrad & grad)
Saturday, May 21
12:00 p.m.
Healy Lawn 

SOM Military Commissioning Ceremony
Saturday, May 21
1:00 p.m.
New Research Building Auditorium

Sunday, May 22 
11:00 a.m. 
DAR Constitution Hall
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC

Looking Ahead: 
 Vote Food 2016
Examining Issues in the U.S. food system
causing health issues
Friday, June 3
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
McDonough Hall, Hart Auditorium 
$125 registration fee ($55 student rate) 
Register here 


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