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2012 Spring commencement at University of Nevada, Reno to be held May 18-19


The University of Nevada, Reno’s Spring Commencement ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 18 for advanced-degree recipients and Saturday, May 19 for bachelor-degree recipients. Both ceremonies will be held on the University’s historic Quadrangle, located on the southern part of campus.

The procession for advanced degrees, held Friday, May 18, begins at 4:45 p.m. The approximately one-hour-long ceremony includes a presentation of the Distinguished Nevadan awards.

The bachelor’s-degree ceremony, held Saturday, May 19, begins at 8:15 a.m. Students and faculty leaders will assemble for Commencement at 8 a.m. University President Marc Johnson will welcome attendees. The ceremony will conclude with the recession around noon. Public parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex.

For additional information, please visit www.unr.edu/commencement. For directions and a campus map, visit www.unr.edu/tour.

Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno has an enrollment of 18,000 students and is ranked in the top tier of the nation’s best universities. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University has the system’s largest research program and is home to the state’s medical school. With outreach and education programs in all Nevada counties and with one of the nation’s largest study-abroad consortiums, the University extends across the state and around the world. For more information, visit www.unr.edu.

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