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Largest graduating class since 1977 for Spring Convocation

May 30, 2016 — 

At its 2016 Spring Convocation, the University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 3,040 graduates. This is the largest graduating class since 1977.

During Convocation, honorary degrees are awarded for distinguished achievement. Candidates for honorary degrees are nominated by members of the University and the public.

The 137th annual Spring Convocation of the University of Manitoba has six sessions at the Fort Garry Campus, on May 31, June 1 and June 2, 2016:
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:30 a.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
Faculty of Science
Bonnie Buhler will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:00 p.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
Faculty of Arts
Andrew Coyne will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 9:30 a.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management
Faculty of Education
Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music
Heather Reisman will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws
Gerald Schwartz will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 3:00 p.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Engineering

Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:30 a.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
School of Art
Faculty of Management/I.H. Asper School of Business
Faculty of Social Work
Extended Education: Diploma Programs
Bryce Douglas will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws

Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:00 p.m.
in the Investors Group Athletic Centre (IGAC)
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Dentistry
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: School of Dental Hygiene
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: Max Rady College of Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Nursing
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Pharmacy
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Law
Susan Lewis will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters
Note: Each session of Convocation 2016 will be streamed online and can be viewed live at: http://umanitoba.ca/convocation/live/

For more on Spring  Convocation, head to our In Focus section.

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