University Of Miami Graduates Class Of 2008
By UM News

University Of Miami Graduates Class Of 2008
By UM News
More than 3,300 students will graduate at the University of Miami during six ceremonies being held May 8 – 10 and on May 18 at the BankUnited Center.
 More than 3,300 students will graduate at the University of Miami during six ceremonies being held May 8 – 10 and on May 18 at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, on UM’s Coral Gables campus. Nearly 20,000 guests will attend the various ceremonies.

Details about each ceremony are listed below. At five of the ceremonies, a highly distinguished individual will address graduates and receive an honorary degree from the University. For more information on Commencement, visithttp://www.miami.edu/commencement where the undergraduate ceremonies will be webcast live and archived.

Thursday, May 8 – Graduate Degree Ceremony – 4:30 p.m.

Speaker: Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami.

School of Architecture 
College of Arts and Sciences 
School of Business Administration 
School of Communication 
School of Education 
College of Engineering 
Miller School of Medicine (non M.D. degrees only) 
Frost School of Music 
School of Nursing and Health Studies 
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences 
Friday, May 9

8:30 a.m. Speaker: Robert E. Rubin, receiving the Honorary Doctor of Laws, acclaimed economic strategist, Director and Chair of the Executive Committee of Citigroup.

Sue Miller, receiving the Doctor of Humane Letters, philanthropist, President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Miller Family Foundation.

School of Business Administration 
College of Engineering 
12:30 p.m. Speaker: Norman C. Francis, receiving the Honorary Doctor of Laws, President of Xavier University of Louisiana, longest tenured current leader of an American university.

School of Architecture 
School of Communication 
School of Education 
Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music 
School of Nursing and Health Studies 
5 p.m. Speaker: Angela Lansbury Shaw, receiving the Doctor of Humane Letters, Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning actress, winner of the 1997 Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.

College of Arts and Sciences 
Saturday, May 10

5 p.m. Speaker: Thomas D. Pollard, receiving the Honorary Doctor of Science, pioneering researcher, Sterling Professor and Chair of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University.

Miller School of Medicine 
Sunday, May 18

2 p.m. Speaker: Carolyn B. Lamm, University of Miami School of Law alumna, partner of White & Case, LLP.

School of Law 
EDITOR’S NOTE: Media interested in covering graduation ceremonies must call in advance to register for a credential, 305-284-5500.
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