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2011-06-16 10:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victor J. Dzau, M.D., Duke University chancellor for health affairs and chief executive officer of Duke University Health System, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

2010-03-23 09:36:00

BOSTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, will be the keynote speaker at Bunker Hill Community College's 36th commencement exercises, on Saturday, June 5th at 11 a.m. In 2008, Dr.

2009-05-01 11:00:00

Steven Spielberg & Larry Bird among Honorary Degree Recipients BOSTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Michael E.

2006-05-18 18:23:59

Please read in 10th paragraph ... 223 of 1,000 faculty ... instead of ... 223 of 600 faculty. A corrected story follows. By Monica M. Clark BOSTON (Reuters) - Plans by a prominent Boston Jesuit school to award U.S.

2006-05-18 15:07:14

By Monica M. Clark BOSTON (Reuters) - Plans by a prominent Boston Jesuit school to award U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice an honorary degree are stirring protests by some students and faculty who say her support for the Iraq war contradicts Catholic teaching.


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