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Release: Immediate

UI summer commencement exercises to be Aug. 1

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two commencement ceremonies will bring down the curtain on the 1997 summer academic session at the University of Iowa Friday, Aug. 1. Doctoral and master's degrees will be conferred at a 2 p.m. ceremony in Hancher Auditorium. Bachelor's degrees will be awarded at a 7:30 p.m. ceremony, also at Hancher.

There are 940 degree candidates, including 500 undergraduates and 440 graduate students. UI President Mary Sue Coleman will confer degrees at both ceremonies.

Both ceremonies are open to the public. Seats are not reserved and tickets are not necessary for admission.

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7/25/97