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Recognition Ceremony to Honor Graduates, Award Winners

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

The University of Kansas School of Engineering will honor its graduates at a recognition ceremony at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Lied Center.

More than 250 students at the graduate and undergraduate level earned the right to take art in the ceremony.

During the event, several undergraduate students will be honored as the outstanding graduating senior in their particular major. One of these students will be named the Sammie and Carl Locke Outstanding Senior in the School of Engineering for 2007.

In addition, five faculty awards will be presented: The Gould Award for Teaching, the Gould Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Advising, the Miller Professional Development Award for Research, the Miller Professional Development Award for Service, and the Sharp Teaching Professorship award.

Immediately after the ceremony, graduates and their guests are invited to attend a reception hosted by the School of Engineering at Oliver Hall.

All-University Commencement

begins at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Stadium. Degree candidates should begin to assemble at 2 p.m. on Memorial Drive. Engineering undergraduates should assemble to the east of the Campanile. Engineering graduate degree candidates should assemble to the west of the Campanile.

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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