Spring Semester Ends with Commencement Ceremonies Saturday

Summer vacation is right around the corner as the spring semester wraps up with the last round of Finals being administered today.  For most students they’ll return home and relax under the sun.  But for today’s graduates it’s a new chapter beginning with a variety of graduate ceremonies take place today across the University of Wyoming campus.

Here is a list of all the activities taking place today and tomorrow on the University of Wyoming campus.

Friday, May 17, 10:30 a.m. — The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing will host its Sigma Theta Tau induction in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Friday, May 17, noon — The Marna M. Kuehne Foundation Veterans Services Center will have a graduation ceremony and luncheon in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Friday, May 17, 2 p.m. — The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing convocation will take place in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Friday, May 17, 2 p.m. — UW’s School of Energy Resources graduation reception will take place in the Energy Innovation Center.

Friday, May 17, 3 p.m. — The multicultural graduation ceremony will be in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Friday, May 17, 5:30 p.m. — The UW College of Engineering and Applied Science convocation and professional obligation ceremony will be in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Friday, May 17, 8 p.m. — UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium show, “The Science of Science Fiction.” The STAR Observatory on the rooftop of the Physical Sciences Building will be open to the public for a “star party” from 9-10 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Commencement Ceremonies, Saturday, May 18:

8:30 a.m. — College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Business, College of Engineering and Applied Science, College of Health Sciences, Honors College and the School of Energy Resources, Arena-Auditorium.

10 a.m. — College of Law, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

12:15 p.m. — UW graduate students from all colleges and schools, Arena-Auditorium.

3:30 p.m. — College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Honors College, Arena-Auditorium.

7 p.m. — Army/Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony, Performing Arts Center.