UO conferred more than 1,200 degrees at summer commencement Aug. 18
EUGENE, Ore. -- (Aug. 14, 2012) -- More than 1,200 degree candidates were eligible to participate in the University of Oregon's 2012 summer commencement exercises on Saturday, Aug. 18.University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson presided over the outdoor ceremony on the Memorial Quadrangle on the west side of the UO campus.
Summer term's 1,236 degree candidates will receive 1,281 degrees and certificates. The university will award 950 bachelor's degrees, 34 certificates, 244 master's degrees and 53 doctoral degrees.
More information is online at the Office of the Dean of Students.
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The University of Oregon is among the 108 institutions chosen from 4,633 U.S. universities for top-tier designation of "Very High Research Activity" in the 2010 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO also is one of two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities.
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