Summer Convocation ceremonies Aug. 25Summer Convocation ceremonies will begin at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. Approximately 475 degrees will be conferred.
James Heckman, the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and in the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, will present the Convocation address, "Human Ability and the Return to Skills."
Degree candidates should enter the chapel through the east carriage door and proceed to the undercroft. Candidates not present in the undercroft at 2:15 p.m. will not be permitted to march. The main doors of the chapel will open at 2:15 p.m.; no guests will be admitted before then.
Tickets for Convocation must be claimed in person between Monday, Aug. 21, and the time of the ceremony; they may be picked up at the Dean of Students' Office for the candidate's division or school or at the College Advisers' Desk. Those who have ordered gowns may pick them up in the west lounge on the second floor of Ida Noyes Hall between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, or between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25. For more information, call 702-2513.