William "Bill" Decker Honorary Doctor of Science Reception

May 13, 2024

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chamber and Rotunda

21 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Bill in 1966 Hawkeye Yearbook (L); Bill in a recent UIowaCS website profile pic - Center is Old Capital drawing from cover of 1966 IBM report on the state of computing at SUI.

The Department of Computer Science cordially invites alumni/ae, faculty, students and friends of department to join us for a reception celebrating Bill Decker [Math Ed BA '66; CS MS '68]—recipient of a 2024 Honorary Doctor of Science degree—on Monday, May 13, 2024 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber and Rotunda.

Light refreshments to be served; remarks will begin at 4:30 p.m.

RSVP by Monday, April 22!

Bill’s honorary degree acknowledges his contributions to national technology policy, computer networking, and his extraordinary lifetime of service to the University of Iowa. The degree will be conferred at the 9 a.m. ceremony on Saturday, May 11 at Carver Hawkeye Arena.

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