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August 22, 2017

Spring Commencement

April 25, 2017

Campus, units to celebrate bicentennial Spring Commencement

The University of Michigan's Spring Commencement ceremonies will celebrate the bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and the present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.

April 3, 2017

University seeking volunteers for Spring Commencement

To Shonda Adams, it's the little moments she shares with families that make volunteering at the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement so special.

Adams, a College of Engineering admissions coordinator, has volunteered at the spring ceremony at Michigan Stadium for the last four years.

March 27, 2017

Spring Commencement will include unique bicentennial elements

The University of Michigan's Spring Commencement ceremonies will celebrate the bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and the present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.

April 25, 2016

Campuses, units to celebrate Spring Commencement

Michael Bloomberg, internationally known business leader and former mayor of New York City, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

Bloomberg will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

Also receiving honorary degrees are:

April 5, 2016

Volunteers sought to help at Spring Commencement

Spring Commencement volunteer Cecelia Nash thought the family from China wanted her in their photo because they enjoyed her company.

But it was her bright yellow windbreaker with the blue block "M" that really impressed them.

March 14, 2016

Five recommended for honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

Michael Bloomberg, internationally known business leader and statesman, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus April 30 at Michigan Stadium.

Bloomberg will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

April 23, 2015

Campuses, units to celebrate Spring Commencement

Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig, co-owners and founding partners of Zingerman's Community of Businesses, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2, at Michigan Stadium.

March 16, 2015

Seven to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig, co-owners and founding partners of Zingerman's Community of Businesses, will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 2 at Michigan Stadium.

Saginaw and Weinzweig will each receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees.

May 4, 2014

Photos from UM-Flint commencement

Erika Trigg, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communication, was the student speaker at the morning commencement ceremony.

April 28, 2014

Campuses, units to celebrate Spring Commencement

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra will deliver the Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

Barra, who became the first female CEO of a major automaker in January, will receive an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree.

Also receiving honorary degrees are:

April 7, 2014

Volunteers sought for Spring Commencement

To help make Spring Commencement a special memory for 2014 graduates and their families, volunteers are needed to pass out programs, answer questions and more.

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