THE MONTH IN PICTURES
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TOP SERVICE AWARDS

Farrell Fort , a Pharm.D major from St. Louis MO, and Maesha Twyner, a chemistry/pre-med major from Pass Christian MS, are congratulated by President Norman Francis after receiving the University’s top two honors during the 2008 Baccalaureate Mass and Honors Convocation.

Photo by Irving Johnson III

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GREENING UP

From some angles you almost can't see the buildings for the trees nowadays ... and that's a good thing, as the University has recently experienced a "greening up" the campus via the planting of some 100 trees donated by Board of Trustees member Richard Bachmann and his wife, Toni.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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CLIMATE CONTROL

 Workers use a giant crane to hoist materials for the protective structure which will house the new Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HBVAC) unit that is being installed atop the Academic Science Complex.

photo by Irving Johnson III

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President Francis is joined by his daughter Christina Francis, University of Miami trustee Bob Simms '49 and UM athletic director Paul De at the Florida university's commencement, where he was awarded the most recent of his 39 honorary degrees.

photo courtesy University of Miami
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DOUBLING UP

Four sets of twins were among the more than 550 graduates at the 2008 commencement, including (left to right, back to front) Alishia and Ayeshia Bankhead, Alicia and Angela  Pressley,  Stephanie and Tiffany Curtis, and Katrina and Katherine Byrd.

photo by Carol Dotson '82

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AARP DAY OF SERVICE

XU student volunteers Takena Reese, Ronnika Jackson, Winston Boyd, Sheritta Horne, Ashanti Smith, and Regina Alexander were on hand to help the area AARP employees distribute information packets and talk with elderly residents of New Orleans’ Hollygrove neighborhood regarding health and lifestyle issues.

photo by Carol Dotson '82

 
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