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Latest News and Announcements

Catch a Live Webcast of the San Francisco Harper Lecture with Hillary Chute

Unable to attend the San Francisco Harper Lecture with Hillary Chute? Participate remotely via the live webcast on April 24 from 7-8:30pm PST.

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The Spring Edition of the Parent Connection Newsletter is Here

Each quarter the College publishes a newsletter of events, stories, and interviews that we call the Parent Connection.  The spring quarter edition is now available online.  Just visit the Parent Newsletters and Publications page of our website.  This quarter's edition includes a look the College House system, an update on career development events, and a look back at the winter athletics season.

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Spring Graduation Information

The 519th Convocation Ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 in the Main Quad. The University has developed a downloadable brochure, including hotel information, directions, and the entire schedule, to help you plan your trip to campus. Other helpful information about Convocation-related events can be found in the Parent and Family section of the Seniors website.

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