September 25, 2021

Winter Commencement

  1. December 20, 2015

    Harvard law dean tells U-M crowd the world needs ‘upstanders’

    U-M graduates should take on the world’s challenges as “upstanders,” not “bystanders,” Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow said at the 2015 Winter Commencement.

  2. December 20, 2015

    Schlissel calls on graduates to heed lesson of U-M’s mistake

    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.

  3. October 12, 2015

    Four to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement

    A respected art museum director, pharmaceutical industry leader, legal scholar and education advocate, and an acclaimed operatic tenor are scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement.

  4. December 14, 2014

    NASA leader Bolden urges graduates to ‘dream big dreams’

    Winter Commencement speaker Charles F. Bolden Jr. encouraged graduates gathered Dec. 14 at Crisler Arena to “go out and make a difference.”

    • UM-Dearborn graduates were encouraged to embrace technology, but also connect on a personal level.

    Photos from UM-Flint’s commencement ceremonies.

  5. November 17, 2014

    Four to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement

    The university has announced the names of four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Winter Commencement 2014 on the Ann Arbor campus.

  6. December 15, 2013

    Love will prevail, speaker Michele Norris-Johnson tells U-M graduates

    Winter Commencement speaker Michele Norris-Johnson conveyed a simple, yet powerful message to U-M graduates at Crisler Center on Sunday: “Love wins. Love always wins.”

    • Commencement ceremonies at UM-Dearborn drew nearly 400 participants Saturday.

  7. December 15, 2013

    Winter Commencement

    President Mary Sue Coleman greets a graduate at Sunday’s commencement ceremony.   Flags representing U-M’s schools and colleges begin the processional.   A graduate waves from the floor of Crisler Center.   Provost Martha E. Pollack congratulates the graduates.   President Mary Sue Coleman embraces MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon, who received an honorary…