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Degree CandidatesA sea of graduates
The 2005 degree candidates are now available. Graduate names are listed by school or college:

Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients
The keynote speaker for UAF's 83rd commencement ceremony was cultural anthropologist, writer and radio host Richard Nelson. The 2005 class speaker was petroleum engineering bachelor's degree candidate Phillip Tsunemori.

Honorary degree recipients are selected for significant achievements that bring distinction to their academic or professional careers, and for their lasting contributions to the state and the nation. The 2005 recipients were retired Maj. Gen. Jake Lestenkof, Alaska Constitutional Convention delegate and newspaperman George Sundborg, fisheries and wildlife biologist Jim Rearden, and journalist and author Stanton H. Patty.

Learn more about the keynote speaker and honorary degree recipients.

Emeriti Recipients
Every year the university bestows emeritus status on exceptional professors and faculty members. The 2005 emeriti recipients were:

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