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Costa Rica President, Others to Speak at Georgetown Commencement

May 17, 2011

WHO: The president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda (G’89) and Harvard medical anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer are just two of the dignitaries scheduled to speak at Georgetown’s commencement exercises May 20-22.

Speakers and participants in Commencement include:

Friday, May 20

9 a.m.: Richard White
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

12:30 p.m.: Robert Solow
McDonough School of Business, MBA Program
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

3:30 p.m.: Diana Natalicio
School for Continuing Studies
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

Saturday, May 21

9 a.m.: Michael Jensen
McDonough School of Business
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

12 p.m.: Dr. Paul Farmer
Georgetown College
Healy Lawn, 12 p.m.
Rainsite: McDonough Arena, two ceremonies
Rain #1--12:00 p.m. for last names beginning with A-K Rain #2--2:30 p.m. for last names beginning with L-Z)

3 p.m.: Dr. John Howard
School of Nursing & Health Studies
Saturday, May 21, Healy Lawn, 3 p.m.
Rainsite: Leavey Center Ballroom

6 p.m.: Laura Chinchilla Miranda (G'89)
Walsh School of Foreign Service
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

Sunday, May 22

11 a.m.: Dr. John E. Prescott (C‘77, M‘81)
Dr. Barbara M. Alving (M ‘72) (speaker only)
School of Medicine
Constitution Hall

2 p.m.: Brendan V. Sullivan Jr. (C’64, L’67)
Law Center
Healy Lawn
Rainsite: McDonough Arena

For more information including full biographies and photos please see:

WHEN: Friday, May 20 – Sunday, May 22 (See details above for times)
WHERE: (See details above for locations)
Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057
SPONSORS: Georgetown University
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rachel M Pugh


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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