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2016 Graduation Commencement

May 13, 2016

The 2016 College of Law Graduation Ceremony will take place Saturday, May 14, 2016 in the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts Concert Hall beginning at 10:00 AM.

The Commencement speaker for the ceremony will be the Honorable Marilyn S. Kite. Marilyn Kite graduated from UW with a B.A. in international affairs from UW in 1970. She went on to attend the UW College of Law, earning her J.D. in 1974. She started working for the State Attorney Generals Office. In 2000 she was appointed to the Wyoming Supreme Court, where she served as the Chief Justice. Marilyn is now retired from the Supreme Court.

Also featured on the program will be the Class of 2016 Speaker, Kathryn Ashton Pennetta. The class speaker is selected from among the students' class peers. In addition, the graduating class also selects an Outstanding Faculty Award Recipient, as well as faculty members to hood the class during the ceremony. This years Outstanding Faculty member was none other than Professor Jerry Parkinson. Faculty selected to hood are Professor Stephen Easton, and Professor Elaine Welle.

For the first year ever, the ceremony will be available to watch on a live stream through WyoCast. Please use the following link: The video of the ceremony will also be kept in the WyoCast archives for future viewing.

Immediately following the ceremony, a class photo will be taken on the stage, followed by a reception in the lobby of the Buchanan Center for Performing Arts.

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