- December 15, 2019
November 1, 2019
Five leaders in fields of endeavor that reach from the Ann Arbor arts community to the global fight for public health have been recommended for honorary degrees at the Ann Arbor campus’ Winter Commencement.
December 16, 2018
U-M professor emerita and transgender advocate Lynn Conway stressed the importance of embracing social change and imparted wisdom from some of history’s brilliant minds in her Winter Commencement address.
October 15, 2018
Lynn Conway, U-M professor emerita, computer scientist, electrical engineer, inventor and a transgender activist, is one of four recommended to receive honorary degrees and will deliver the Winter Commencement address.
December 17, 2017
In her address at the 2017 Winter Commencement, acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward told U-M graduates to stay patient and persist when the road to success seems long and difficult.
November 20, 2017
Award-winning author, Tulane University professor and MacArthur Fellow Jesmyn Ward will deliver the address at the 2017 U-M Winter Commencement on Dec. 17 in Crisler Center.
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.
October 31, 2016
The university is creating a special Bicentennial Alumni Award for its 200th year, honoring 20 people who embody the breadth and excellence of its more recent alumni.
October 17, 2016
A legendary jazz double bassist, a philanthropist to the visual and performing arts, a renowned global health leader and an innovator in medical education are scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement.
December 20, 2015
President Mark Schlissel urged graduates to learn from a “horrible mistake” in the university’s past, and to “use the breadth of your University of Michigan education” when debating important issues.