College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 9 a.m. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

May 13, 2023

09:00 AM

Carver-Hawkeye Arena,

1 Elliott Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. No tickets required.

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Dean Sara Sanders and President Barbara Wilson will confer degrees. President Wilson and Graduate College Dean Amanda Haertling Thein will confer an Honorary Doctorate of Letters upon Oliver Lee Jackson, an internationally renowned painter, sculptor, and printmaker.

The student speaker will be Quinn Kamberos, of Littleton, Colorado, who will receive a Bachelor of Arts in English and creative writing with University Honors and highest distinction. She will also receive a minor in cinema.

Select College of Liberal Arts and Sciences majors will be recognized. - List of majors recognized at 9 a.m. ceremony.

A livestream of the ceremony is available.

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