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2010-06-24 07:20:00

HILLSIDE, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students on two separate continents, almost 7,000 miles apart, now study together live via high-definition (HD), immersive Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) telepresence suites managed by Glowpoint (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOW), a carrier-grade provider of managed services for telepresence and video conferencing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100420/GLOWPOINTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100420/GLOWPOINTLOGO) Georgetown...

2010-06-22 11:46:00

Panel discussion with Georgetown experts to address biotechnology, science, policy and ethical issues WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier this week, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration outlined a "path" to accelerate and help ensure the safety of personalized medicine -- treatments tailored to match a person's genetic make-up.

2010-05-28 15:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two iconic Washington institutions, Georgetown University and the National Press Club, today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under which Press Club members can enroll and receive a scholarship to take classes at the University's School of Continuing Studies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "We are delighted to have this agreement with a prestigious university like Georgetown," said NPC...

2010-04-26 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHO: The forum will feature a series of panels made up of policy makers, activists and academics to discuss different approaches to immigration issues.

2010-04-22 11:21:00

Forum on Immigration at Georgetown University's Center for Latin American Studies on April 29 Presentation of White Paper "The State of Latinos: Immigration," by the University of Denver's Center for Community Engagement and Scholarship Launch of Multi-Media Public Service Campaign "I too am America" on Broadcast Television, at www.fundacionaztecaamerica.org and With Printed Material WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas, Fundacion Azteca America and Azteca America...

2010-03-26 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Salinas and Fundacion Azteca America are pleased to co-sponsor with the Center for Latin American Studies and the Americas Initiative at Georgetown University a special forum entitled: "Law, Justice, and Public Security: Challenges for Mexico and Its Neighbors." The event, organized with support from Georgetown's Government Department, the Georgetown Institute of Global History, the Mortara Center for International Affairs, and the Center for Peace...

2010-02-12 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a symposium exploring the future of cancer research on Feb. 17th at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).

2010-01-27 09:30:00

CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE EXAMINED WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) is inviting Washington-area residents to find out what it takes to become a doctor--minus the long hours and late nights.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]