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2017 Commencement Information 

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The Class of 2017

The Class of 2017

The M.S. in Biotechnology Program's Commencement

Each year the Master of Science in Biotechnology program hosts its own commencement event to acknowledge the accomplishments of its graduating students. This year's M.S. in Biotechnology recognition event will be on Friday, May 12, 2017 in the Promega Corporation Auditorium.

Graduating students are asked to limit their guest list to no more than ten individuals. If this limit poses a problem for a student, please contact the M.S. in Biotechnology office to find a workable solution.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison also holds an official commencement ceremony that students are invited to attend. Information regarding the official UW-Madison commencement is shared in the right-hand column.

Program Commencement Details

Who: The Graduating Class of 2017

Where: Promega Corporation (BTCI) Auditorium (Google Map link)

5445 E Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711
Fitchburg, WI
Front Desk: (608) 274-4330
Free parking available

When: Friday, May 12, 2017

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Meet and greet students and families / photos

Program to Begin PROMPTLY at 5:30 p.m.

Kurt J. Zimmerman, M.S.
Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Director, Office of Industry Engagement

Program Recognitions
Lynn Schroeder
Richard Schifreen, Ph.D.

Student Presentations
Introductions by Michael Matter, M.S. and Kira Gillett, M.S.
Class of 2016

Adam T. Dunn
A Volatile Organic Compound-Based Medical Device for
the Early Detection and Monitoring of Lung Cancer:
An Evaluation of Commercialization Potential

Alexandra A. Procak
Supersize This: A Novel Combination Product
to Combat the Obesity Epidemic

Conferring of Degrees

Appetizers, Desserts and Beverages


UW-Madison Commencement Details

Official UW–Madison Commencement

The UW–Madison 2017 Spring Commencement ceremony for bachelor's and master's candidates will take place:

Saturday, May 13 at Noon
in Camp Randall Stadium, 1440 Monroe Street.

Event Details for
Noon, Saturday, May 13, 2017


Camp Randall Commencement 1925

Commencement at Camp Randall, 1925