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UNH to Celebrate 140th Commencement May 22, 2010

May 19, 2010

UNH will hold its 140th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 22, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Memorial Field in front of the Whittemore Center Arena, rain or shine.

Bert Jacobs, co-founder of Life is good, an apparel and accessories company known for its smiling stick figure Jake and its optimistic messages, will deliver the commencement address.

Former N.H. representative Dudley Webster Dudley (‘59) and Mary Christine (Chris) Dwyer (’72 G) of RMC Research Corporation are the recipients of this year’s Granite State Award, given in recognition of outstanding community service.

NASA astronaut Lee Morin (’74 ’78 G) and Jacobs will receive honorary degrees.

The annual spring Honors Convocation recognizing the achievements of UNH’s most academically accomplished students takes place Friday, May 21, at 4 p.m. in the Whittemore Center.

Vanessa Urch Druskat, associate professor of organizational behavior and management, will give the keynote address.

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