September 16, 2021

commencement

  1. May 1, 2021

    Stevenson shares message of hope and justice with spring graduates

    In a virtual commencement ceremony that honored graduates amid the realities of an ongoing pandemic, civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson urged members of the Class of 2021 to leave their comfort zones and resist fear and anger.

  2. April 19, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. March 25, 2021

    Five to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

    Five leaders in the areas of information technology, engineering, human rights and the arts have been recommended to receive honorary degrees at the Ann Arbor campus’ 2021 Spring Commencement.

  4. March 25, 2021

    Grads invited to experience virtual commencement in the Big House

    Graduates in the University of Michigan Class of 2021 are invited to experience the May 1 virtual Spring Commencement ceremony from the stands of Michigan Stadium.

  5. March 4, 2021

    UM-Dearborn announces plans for commencement ceremonies

    UM-Dearborn will return to in-person commencement ceremonies this spring with a number of small ceremonies — which follow all health and safety guidelines — between April 29 and May 4.

  6. March 4, 2021

    Civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson to speak at Spring Commencement

    Bryan Stevenson, a civil rights attorney who has worked to exonerate prisoners on death row, will address U-M graduates at the virtual Spring Commencement. Choreographer Twyla Tharp will speak at the Rackham Graduate Exercises.

  7. December 4, 2020

    University preparing virtual celebration for winter graduates

    With public gatherings restricted because of the COVID-19 pandemic, U-M is planning to honor its winter 2020 Ann Arbor campus graduates with a virtual commemoration.

  8. April 9, 2020

    U-M campuses plan alternatives to celebrate Class of 2020

    With the COVID-19 pandemic canceling U-M’s traditional Spring Commencement activities, the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses are designing alternative ways to recognize the Class of 2020.

  9. December 15, 2019

    Meijer reminds graduates life is an opportunity for reinvention

    Unlike the deadlines they faced for papers or exams, U-M’s newest graduates will never run out of time to revise their life story, 2019 Winter Commencement speaker Hendrik G. (Hank) Meijer told them.

  10. September 16, 2019

    University seeks nominations for honorary degree recipients

    The campus community is being asked to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees.