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Spring Commencement 2016 graduate

Spring Commencement will be Saturday, May 6

Remarks begin at 10 a.m. Tickets are not required. You can watch the event online, starting a few minutes before the ceremony.

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Officer Travis Stephens and families

Community policing program breaks down barriers

The initiative, although labor-intensive, has helped law enforcement connect with campus and its neighbors while preventing crime.

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biology major Ellen Wagner

Biology student receives major national fellowship

Senior Ellen Wagner says working one-on-one with professors in the labs helped her stand out. She will use her National Science Foundation award to help pay for graduate studies.

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