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UC Davis Graduate Studies Prepares for 2017 Commencement Ceremony

A hug is shared at UC Davis Graduate Studies Commencement.
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

On June 15, over 600 graduate students will participate in the 70th annual Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony at the University of California, Davis.

Prem Jain, CEO of startup Pensando Systems and alumnus of the UC Davis master of science program in Engineering, will deliver this year’s keynote address. Once described as the "heart" of Cisco, Mr. Jain held various leadership roles at Cisco Systems,  most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Insieme, building next generation data center solutions with its Software Defined Networking vision with Application Centric Infrastructure.

Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony at the ARC Pavilion.

For more information about the 2017 Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony, visit the Graduate Studies Commencement site.

About Graduate Studies at UC Davis

Graduate Studies at UC Davis includes 99 dynamic degree programs and a diverse and interactive student body from around the world. Known for our state-of-the-art research facilities, productive laboratories and progressive spirit – UC Davis offers collaborative and interdisciplinary curricula through graduate groups and designated emphasis options – bringing students and faculty of different academic disciplines together to address real-world challenges.

UC Davis master’s and doctoral graduates become leaders in their fields – researchers, teachers, politicians, mentors and entrepreneurs. Graduates go on to guide, define and impact change within our global community.

For information on Graduate Studies’ current strategic initiatives, visit the Graduate Studies strategic plan page.