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Jan. 15, 2009

UI students awarded degrees during December commencement ceremonies

The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 1,300 degrees at the close of the fall 2008 session during December commencement ceremonies. The ceremonies, traditionally held at Hancher Auditorium, were moved to different locations, including Carver-Hawkeye Arena, because of this year's record flooding. Among the students from the (hometown) area who received degrees at the UI commencement is/are (name[s]).

Following is an explanation of degrees used and links to the complete list of recipients in several formats.

BA Bachelor of Arts

BAS Bachelor of Applied Studies

BBA Bachelor of Business Administration

BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts

BLS Bachelor of Liberal Studies

BM Bachelor of Music

BS Bachelor of Science

BSE Bachelor of Science in Engineering

BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing

DMA Doctor of Musical Arts

DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy

JD Juris Doctor

MA Master of Arts

MAC Master of Accountancy

MAT Master of Arts in Teaching

MBA Master of Business Administration

MCS Master of Computer Science

MFA Master of Fine Arts

MHA Master of Health Administration

MPH Master of Public Health

MS Master of Science

MSN Master of Science in Nursing

MSW Master of Social Work

PHD Doctor of Philosophy

EDITOR: Students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Please note that a student may have received more than one degree or special academic recognition.

PDF of graduates from Iowa sorted alphabetically by towns:

PDF by name:

Complete List In Microsoft Excel:

Complete List In Microsoft Word:

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