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April 25, 2019

Spring Commencement

April 1, 2019

Campus briefs

Grounds Department to begin removing abandoned bikes in April

March 28, 2019

Four to receive honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

The Board of Regents has approved four honorary degrees to be awarded at the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement ceremony May 4 at Michigan Stadium.

This year’s recipients, which were recommended by President Mark Schlissel and approved by the regents Thursday, are:

March 11, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to deliver Spring Commencement address

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the University of Michigan’s Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus May 4 at Michigan Stadium. She will be the sixth sitting governor to deliver a commencement address in the past 40 years.

April 25, 2018

Campuses, units plan Spring Commencement celebrations

Charles Woodson, former Wolverine and NFL football player, Heisman Trophy winner and philanthropist, will deliver the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus at 10 a.m. Saturday at Michigan Stadium.

Woodson will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

March 23, 2018

Four recommended for honorary degrees at Spring Commencement

(Update: The Board of Regents approved these honorary degree at its March 29 meeting.)

President Mark Schlissel is recommending to the Board of Regents that the University of Michigan award four honorary degrees at its commencement exercises on April 28 at Michigan Stadium.

March 12, 2018

Charles Woodson to deliver Spring Commencement address

Charles Woodson, former Wolverine and NFL football player, Heisman Trophy winner and philanthropist, will deliver the University of Michigan's Spring Commencement address for the Ann Arbor campus April 28 at Michigan Stadium.

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.

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