2,800-plus degrees awarded during UNL commencement exercisesLINCOLN, NE (05/10/2016)-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted 2,816 degrees during historic commencement exercises May 6 and 7.
In his final event as UNL chancellor, Harvey Perlman delivered the address at the undergraduate commencement May 7 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Art Thompson, president of the Cooper Foundation in Lincoln, received the Nebraska Builder Award during the ceremony.
Timothy Carr, department chair and the Jean Sundell Tinstman Professor of Nutrition and Health Sciences at UNL, delivered the address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony May 6 at the arena. Lyle Denniston, legal journalist, professor and author, addressed the law graduates May 7 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.
The graduates are from 43 states, the District of Columbia and 45 countries. The following is a list of area graduates. Some international students are listed under their adopted hometowns in the United States. Some students request not to be listed.
Exeter: Amanda Jean Dinneen, College of Education and Human Sciences, bachelor of science in education and human sciences.
Exeter: Kelsey Kay Swartz, College of Education and Human Sciences, bachelor of science in education and human sciences.