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Commencement 2004    

May 14, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 16

KU remembers Emily Taylor
Roberts named vice provost for research
Derritt chosen as university registrar
History, economics to be focus of faculty bus tour
Forum honors KU debate, features former winners
Chancellor chat
High-tech history
Clinton to give 1st Dole Lecture
Bush meets with education professor to discuss literacy

2004 employees of the year honored
KU, higher education see positive results from Legislature
Segregation scene
Book shelf
KU First


Alumni earn KU’s highest honor
Professors to receive teaching awards

Outstanding students to carry banners
Grad school ceremony fetes students, faculty
9 graduating seniors win chancellor’s awards
Commencement events
Dinner to thank retiring employees
Graduation glee
Grad students give awards to mentors
Mother, daughter make graduation family affair



Current jobs

In memory

KU people

News in brief

Web works


Contact Us

KU Faculty & Staff


UR homepage

KU homepage

Oread Deadline Schedule





Outstanding students to carry banners

KU students who have excelled academically have been selected to carry banners for the 13 schools and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during commencement.

As banner carriers, the students will lead their school groups in the traditional march down Mount Oread at 2:30 p.m. May 23 for KU’s 132nd commencement ceremonies. Banner bearers will join university officials on the platform for the ceremonial conferring of degrees.

This year’s banner carriers are:

Rosann Mae Blackmore, senior in health information management, School of Allied Health

Kathleen Boyd, master’s degree student in social work, School of Social Welfare

Melissa Chandley, senior in elementary education, School of Education
Miguel Flores Covarrubias, doctoral student in piano performance, Graduate School

Beth Nicole Deterding Dwyer, senior in pharmacy, School of Pharmacy
Bryan Didier, law student, School of Law

Amir Khosrowpour, senior in piano, School of Fine Arts

Andy Knopp, senior in accounting and business administration, School of Business

Jonathan Power, senior in biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Adam Pracht, senior in journalism (news and information), School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Linda Schellpeper, senior in computer science, School of Engineering
Ryan Simmons, master’s degree student in urban planning, School of Architecture and Urban Design

James Voos, fourth-year medical student, School of Medicine
Dana Whitmore, senior in nursing, School of Nursing


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