Rain Contingency

In case of rain on Commencement morning there will be no procession for bachelor’s and master’s candidates from the North Plaza. Instead, you should enter the Patriot Center via the loading dock door on the lower level of the east side. You will be seated by college and by major on the floor. Look for signs indicating your college and major.

Faculty marshals will be there to assist you. You may call 703-993-1000 if you are unsure about the line-up location because of weather conditions.

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Nathan Secrest

Nathan Secrest

Physics PhD student Nathan Secrest identified one of the lowest mass supermassive black holes ever observed in the middle of a galaxy. With the help of other researchers and NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, Secrest discovered the host galaxy of the black hole, called NGC 4178, located about 55 million light years from Earth. The research […]

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