Degree and emeriti recipients
The degree candidates for the class of 2006 are listed here. Graduate names are listed by school or college.
Speakers and honorary degree recipients
The keynote speaker for commencement 2006 was Rutgers University Distinguished Professor and noted biologist Joanna Burger. She is one of two people who received honorary doctoral degrees during UAF’s 84th commencement ceremony. The second honorary degree went to the late Sir Nicholas John Shackleton, an internationally known earth scientist. Honorary degree recipients are chosen both for their lasting contributions to the state and nation and for significant achievements in their respective disciplines.
For more details on Joanna Burger, and Sir Nicholas John Shackleton, see the news release in the UAF newsroom.
This year's student speaker was Finely Bock, Class of 2006.
Meritorious service award recipients
UAF honored Fairbanks Daily News-Miner publisher emeritus Charles Gray with a meritorious service award. Recipients are recognized for outstanding service to the local community.
For more information about Charles Gray, see the news release in the UAF newsroom.
Every year the university bestows emeritus status on exceptional faculty members. The 2006 emeriti recipients were:
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