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4 years 10 months ago

UCCS commencement speaker renowned humanitarian

Author Greg Mortenson will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at its commencement ceremony Friday. The Bozeman, Mont., humanitarian co-founded the Central Asia Institute, whose mission is establishing community-supported education, especially for girls, in remote Pakistan and Afghanistan. Mortenson also...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Sweden names Michael J. Fox honorary doctor

Sweden's Karolinska institute says it will give an honorary degree of medicine to actor Michael J. Fox for his work to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson's disease. The institute, which awards the annual Nobel Prize in medicine, says the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has since...

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