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Commencement photos by Chris Meyer
Sheila Armstead (right), field coordinator for the master’s degree in social work (MSW) program at IU East, high fives a line of graduates as they enter the Tiernan Center at Richmond for the evening commencement at IU East.

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Blue skies and fellow graduates are reflected in Staci Alumbaugh’s sunglasses during the IU Kokomo commencement.

 
IU Home Pages is publishing its final newsprint edition of the academic year with today's commencement edition, but monthly editions are set to roll off the Internet in June, July and August. To receive notification of a new edition posting, just click to subscribe.
Open the IU Home Pages photo album of May commencements on the eight campuses of Indiana University and re-live some of the university's finest moments. Why are these grads smiling? The National Association of Colleges and Employers has projected a 13 percent increase in college hires during 2004-2005, with employers from the Midwest projecting a 15.1 percent increase.
 
Four children, a loving mate and a nurturing support system saw Sheya Martin through the rigors of the undergraduate experience. Named the Adult Student of the Year by the Indiana Council for Continuing Education, Martin will still be in her lab at IUB's Jordan Hall this summer pursuing an advanced degree.
 
Richard Shiffrin, IU Distinguished Professor of psychology, is the fifth IU faculty member in history to be inducted into the venerable American Philosophical Society, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743.
 
Some of IU's brightest faculty members have been inducted into the Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching.
 
The bug to watch this season is the emerald ash borer, which is damaging stands of ash trees throughout the Midwest. Meet Dawn Bale, an IPFW biology and geology major, and her dog, Eddie, who have caught the attention of state natural resource officials for their ability to hunt out the pesky critters. Remember the cicada infestation last May?
 
See what some IU faculty have hand-picked for "a juicy crop" of summer reading in the May-June edition of Indiana Alumni Magazine.
 


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IU commencement 2005

Tanitta Fahrow (center) cheers as degrees are awarded at the IU Northwest campus in Gary.