March 11, 2019
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the U-M Ann Arbor campus’ Spring Commencement address May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to speak at commencement in the past 40 years.
September 10, 2018
U-M leaders are encouraging the campus community to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees.
September 18, 2017
University leaders are encouraging the campus community to nominate individuals who have contributed to their field or society to be considered for honorary degrees.
December 18, 2016
Winter Commencement speaker Dr. Julio Frenk implored U-M graduates to “raise their sights” as they embark into a world that is undergoing a pivotal moment of change.
November 15, 2016
To celebrate U-M’s 200th birthday, campus leaders are planning special spring and winter commencement ceremonies to celebrate the graduating classes of 2017 and honor the university’s contributions.
May 2, 2016
Approximately 2,000 graduates received degrees from UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint, with record numbers participating in commencement ceremonies Sunday.
March 5, 2015
Worthy individuals from outside the U-M community are being sought for consideration by the university’s Honorary Degree Committee.
April 10, 2014
UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint have announced the speakers for their upcoming commencement ceremonies on April 27 and May 4, respectively.
October 19, 2013
Michele Norris-Johnson, NPR correspondent and host, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and deliver the Winter Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Crisler Center. Also receiving honorary degrees are Willard L. “Sandy” Boyd, William I. Higuchi, Dr. David Satcher, Lou Anna K. Simon and Helen Zell.