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UI summer commencement exercises to be held July 31

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two commencement ceremonies will bring down the curtain on the 1998 summer academic session at the University of Iowa Friday, July 31. 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 1,049 degree candidates, including 601 undergraduates and 448 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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7/24/98