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Nearly 3,000 participate in UNLV Winter Commencement

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Updated: 12/18/2013 6:37 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) -- The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, held its winter commencement ceremony Tuesday evening at the Thomas and Mack Center.

Nearly 3,000 undergraduates, graduates and professional students participated in the ceremony.

The youngest graduate was 19 years old, and the oldest was 68. They hail from 33 states and 52 foreign countries.

About 79 percent of winter graduates are from Nevada. Of the graduation class, 58 percent are female.

KSNV-TV owner Jim Rogers received the President's Medal for his distinguished service to the university.
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