Information on U-M units’ commencement activities

April 29, 1997


Spring Commencement, 10 a.m., May 3, Michigan Stadium (regardless of the weather). Speaker: U-M President Lee C. Bollinger.

EDITORS: Media personnel covering the ceremony should come to the Stadium tunnel entrance.

Families and guests should enter the Stadium through Gates 2, 4, 9 and 10, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

A limited number of tickets will be available for non-graduating students, faculty and staff, and the general public. These tickets will be distributed 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1 and 2, up to two tickets per person, at the Michigan Union Ticket Office, located in the lower level of the Michigan Union.

In keeping with Michigan Stadium policy, the following are prohibited inside the gates: umbrellas, coolers, beverages and food, camcorder cases, backpacks, signs, banners, balloons, balls, large camera bags and items mounted on poles.

University Graduate Exercises, 3 p.m. May 2, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: U-M President Lee C. Bollinger.

Families and guests should enter Hill through the front and side lobby doors and should be seated by 2:45 p.m. Doors will open at 2 p.m.

(For more details on Spring Commencement and Graduate Exercises refer to

Schools and Colleges Recognition Programs.

College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 7 p.m. May 3, Power Center for the Performing Arts.

School of Art and Design, 12 noon, May 3, Art and Architecture Building.

School of Business Administration, 6 p.m. May 2, Crisler Arena. Speaker: David Alger, executive vice president, Alger Management Inc.

School of Dentistry, 11 a.m. May 11, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: Harold C. Slavkin, director, national Institute of Dental Research.

School of Education, 3:30 p.m. May 3, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: Thomas Payzant, superintendent, Boston Public Schools.

College of Engineering, 4 p.m. May 3, Crisler Arena. Speaker: Philip M. Condit, president and CEO, Boeing Co.

School of Information, immediately following University Graduate Exercises,

Division of Kinesiology, 6 p.m. May 2, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: Thomas Goss, president, PIA Merchandising.

Law School, 3 p.m. May 10, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: Dennis Archer, mayor, Detroit.

Medical School, 4 p.m. June 6, Hill Auditorium. Speaker: Giles Bole, dean emeritus of the U-M Medical School.

School of Music, 7 p.m. May 2, Power Center for the Performing Arts.

School of Natural Resources and Environment, 1 p.m. May 3, Rackham Auditorium. Speaker: Daniel Mazmanian, dean of the U-M School of Natural Resources and Environment.

School of Nursing, 1:30 p.m., May 3, Power Center for the Performing Arts.

College of Pharmacy, 12:30 p.m. May 31, Rackham Auditorium. Speaker: Gery W. Kadlec, president, Specialized Pharmacy Services Inc. and president-elect, American Pharmaceutical Association.

School of Public Health, 7:30 p.m. May 2, Rackham Auditorium. Speaker: Maryfran R. Sowers, U-M professor of epidemiology and of obstetrics and gynecology.

School of Public Policy, 3:30 p.m. May 3, Rackham Auditorium. Speaker: Alice Rivlin, vice chair, Federal Reserve Board.

Residential College, 2 p.m. May 3, Chemistry Building Auditorium. Speaker: Thomas Weisskopf, director of the Residential College.

School of Social Work, 1 p.m. May 3, Mendelssohn Theatre. of Architecture and Urban PlanningSchool of Art and DesignSchool of Business AdministrationSchool of DentistrySchool of EducationCollege of Engineering