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Older Graduate Physics Alumni Gathering

Dates:  May 14, 2009 – May16, 2009

Howard University (room tbd)
2355 6th. St. NW
Washington, DC   20059
Sheraton Hotel Washington North
4095 Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD  20705
Contact person Mimi

Rooms:  May 14 & 15, 2009 king or double standard $95.00 + 11% tax.   Contact the hotel and inform them that you are with the Alumni Group.

Non refundable registration fee $125.00 due not later than May 12, 2009.  Checks made payable to:  

Older Graduate Physics Alumni Gathering

and mailed to:   Dr. Napoleon Jones
                      601 Eastern Avenue
                      Capitol Heights, MD  20743

Credit Card Payments:  Call Dr. Jones’ assistant, Lucinda Orange at 301-925-8050 between the hours of 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

Casual dress for all events.

Older Graduate Physics Alumni Gathering

Dates May 14, 2009- May 16, 2009


Casual dress for all events

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Hospitality Meeting hosted by Dr. Jones @ The Sheraton Hotel   7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday, May 15, 2009

Reminiscing @ Howard University Chemistry Auditorium    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1:00 - Welcome & Moderation by Dr. Darby

1:05 100 Years by Dr. Thorpe

1:15 Dr. Swaby

1:30 Tribute to Dr. Branson by Dr. Harper

1:45 Dr. Davenport

2:00 Gupta by Dr. Darby

2:15 Dr. Phillips

2:30 Dr. Sullivan

2:45 -3:15 Break

3:15 The Introduction of Julius Taylor by Dr. Oliver

3:20 Dr. Bentley

3:35 Dr. Shaw-Williams

3:50 Dr. Edwards

4:05 Reflections (please limit comments to 5 minutes)

4:45 Scholarship(s) and Closing Remarks by Dr. Thorpe


Dinner and A Speech @ The Sheraton Hotel          7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Invocation & Speech will be Presented by Dr. Juan Lawson

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Breakfast & Fellowship @ The Sheraton Hotel     7:00 am – 10:00 am

Thanks to all for making the “1st Older Graduate Physics Alumni Gathering” a success.


If you know of anyone who graduated from the Howard Physics Program contact Dr. Thorpe ( or Iris Mcclain (  We really want to invite as many as possible.  We would also like to get the names of any you may know that have passed. Thanks for all your help. 

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If you are in the DC area and want to participate in any of the Howard Physics Department Alumni events please just drop in. We look forward to seeing you!