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2,150+ Degrees to be Awarded at University of Nevada

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More than 2,100 degrees are scheduled to be awarded over the next two days at the University of Nevada's spring commencement.

There will be three ceremonies: one for advanced-degree recipients on Friday, and two for bachelor-degree recipients on Friday and Saturday mornings. All three ceremonies will be held on the University's quadrangle, located on the southern part of campus.

Academic programs participating in the first undergraduate ceremony on Friday will be the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Education and Division of Health Services.

On Saturday, the second undergraduate ceremony will include academic programs of the Reynolds School of Journalism, College of Liberal Arts and College of Science.

Saturday's undergraduate ceremony on Saturday will follow this format: graduate check in will begin at 7:15am on the Jot Travis lawn, and ceremony procession will begin at 8:15am.

The advanced degree ceremony, for master's and doctoral degrees awarded by all colleges, will be Friday with line-up at 4:45pm.

Free public parking is available at the Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex and the West Stadium Parking Complex, both accessible off Virginia Street. The Nevada Wolf Shop inside the Joe Crowley Student Union will be open through 5:30pm Friday and 7am until 5pm on Saturday.

During the university's commencement ceremonies this year, 1,606 bachelor degrees and 562 advanced-degree certificates (master's and doctoral degrees and education specialist certificates), will be awarded.

For additional information, go to www.unr.edu/commencement. For directions and a campus map, go to www.unr.edu/tour.

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