April 29, 2023
Spring Commencement speaker Wynton Marsalis told U-M’s spring graduates they are “a bridge in the unrelenting cycle of life,” and must step up during difficult times to be leaders, critical thinkers and people willing to spark a change.
April 28, 2023
President Emerita Mary Sue Coleman advised those obtaining U-M master’s and doctoral degrees at the Rackham Graduate Ceremonies that when faced with decisions important to them they should “say yes.”
March 13, 2023
Wynton Marsalis, Mary Sue Coleman, Phil Hagerman and Dominique Morisseau, leaders in music, education, philanthropy and art, are being recommended for honorary degrees at Spring Commencement.
April 30, 2022
At the first in-person U-M Spring Commencement since 2019, award-winning journalist, author and former California first lady Maria Shriver told graduates they’ve been given “the gift of a shredded rule book.”
April 18, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
April 8, 2022
Abdullah Hammoud, Dearborn mayor and UM-Dearborn alumnus, will be the commencement speaker for UM-Dearborn spring graduates, delivering pre-recorded remarks at three in-person ceremonies.
March 17, 2022
The U.S. president’s chief medical adviser, an award-winning journalist and a computer scientist are recommended to receive honorary degrees and will speak at U-M’s various Spring Commencement ceremonies.
October 20, 2021
A 2020 Comeback Commencement Ceremony on May 7 at Michigan Stadium will honor Class of 2020 graduates who missed out on their ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 11, 2021
Each year The University Record profiles selected prospective graduates who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. Click the headlines to read their full stories. Oceanography course started woman on environmental journey When she entered U-M four years ago, Olivia Mathiesen knew she loved science but wasn’t sure what she wanted to…
May 6, 2021
Each year, The University Record profiles selected prospective graduates. This week, we feature David Schapiro of the College of Pharmacy and Tiffany Harris of LSA.