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Media Alert:

Media Contact:
Steve Christensen
Communications Manager

The University’s 138th annual commencement exercises will take place at the Lake Shore Campus May 8-10 and 17, 2008.


Graduate School
May 8, 2008 at 4 p.m.

Minnijean Brown Trickey
Social Activist and Member, Little Rock Nine

College of Arts & Sciences – ARTS
May 9, 2008 at 10 a.m.

Ramsey Lewis
Composer, Pianist/Jazz Musician, and Radio Personality

College of Arts & Sciences – SCIENCES
May 9, 2008 at 3 p.m.

Susana Raimondi, MD
Director of Cytogenetics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

School of Social Work
May 9, 2008 at 7 p.m.

Velma Williams
Assistant Director, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

School of Business Administration
May 10, 2008 at 10 a.m.

Carol A. McCarthy
CEO, Remedy Chicago, Inc.

School of Continuing and Professional Studies
May 10, 2008 at 1 p.m.

Frances Kao
Partner, Skadden, LLP

School of Education
May 10, 2008 at 3 p.m.

Blondean Y. Davis
Deputy Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
May 10, 2008 at 7 p.m.

Helen K. Grace, PhD
Former Dean, School of Nursing, University of Illinois-Chicago and
Former VP for Programs, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

School of Law
May 17, 2008 at 12:30 p.m.

Justice Anne M. Burke
Illinois Supreme Court

Honorary Degree Recipients

Graduate School
Minnijean Brown Trickey

College of Arts & Sciences – ARTS
Ramsey Lewis

School of Law
Justice Anne M. Burke




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