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Published: Saturday, 8/5/2006

1,300 to receive degrees from Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Bowling Green State University expects to give degrees to more than 1,300 students during summer commencement exercises today.

Ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. on the lawn in front of University Hall. In case of rain, graduation will take place in Anderson Arena.

The summer graduating class includes 50 doctoral candidates, 611 master s degree candidates, and nine candidates for specialist degrees in education.

Mary Wolfe, who received a master s degree in fine arts from BGSU in 1968 and was an instructor in art history on campus, will be given an honorary doctor of fine arts.

Valerie Newell, a 1975 BGSU graduate who is managing director of RiverPoint Capital Management, an independent investment adviser in Cincinnati, will speak at the ceremony.

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