College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Commencement Ceremony

Dec 15, 2018

09:00 AM

Carver-Hawkeye Arena

, Iowa City, IA

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Front Row of Graduates at Carver

All students with majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be recognized. 

Interim Dean Joseph Kearney will lead the ceremony, and Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Sue Curry will confer the degrees. CLAS student Sage Spiker, of Oxford Iowa who is a theatre major and vocal performance minor, will sing the National Anthem. Graduate Leela Sathyaputri of Iowa City, Iowa, who will be receiving a degree in psychology, will be the student speaker. Professor of Music John Rapson will be the keynote speaker.

Doors are scheduled to open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony; the ceremony is expected to last around one hour.

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