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More Than 10,000 Benefit from GIA’s Online Education Offer

CARLSBAD, Calif. – June 1, 2020 – More than 10,000 people enrolled in more than 25,000 introductory online GIA Essentials courses, benefitting from the Institute’s offer of no-cost classes with start dates in May and June.

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GIA Reopens Five Laboratories

CARLSBAD, Calif. – May 18, 2020 – As GIA continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute has reopened laboratories in Antwerp, Carlsbad, Gaborone, Johannesburg and Tokyo with modified schedules and limited capacity.

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Enroll in GIA Essentials eLearning Courses at No Charge

CARLSBAD, Calif. – May 5, 2020 – As the global gem and jewelry industry navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic, the GIA is making access to its introductory courses easier than ever before.

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Leadership Transition for GIA India

CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 12, 2020 – Nirupa Bhatt announced her transition from her full-time position as managing director of GIA India Laboratory Pvt. Ltd. (“GIA India”), effective June 15.

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New Mineral Named in Honor of GIA Governor Dr. Barbara Dutrow

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Feb. 26, 2020 – Dutrowite, a newly discovered mineral species of the tourmaline group, is the namesake of GIA Governor Barbara L. Dutrow, Ph.D.

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