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126th Spring Commencement

Live Web Broadcast

The university-wide Commencement ceremony was broadcast live via the Web starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2009. The program schedule follows:

7 p.m. Carillon Prelude

7:20 p.m. Commencement Concert
The University of Texas at Austin Chamber Singers
The University of Texas at Austin Concert Chorale
The University of Texas at Austin Wind Ensemble

8 p.m. Grand Procession of Degree Candidates

Commencement Ceremony
William Powers Jr., President

Commencement Address
Robert Rodriguez

Presentation of Degree Candidates
Deans of Colleges and Schools

Conferring of Degrees
Illumination of the Tower in orange honoring degree candidates

Grand Finale
"The Eyes of Texas"
Fireworks Celebration


The RealVideo streams can be viewed at: (captioned viewing)

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