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Commencement speakers share hopes, advice for graduates

Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, keynote commencement speaker, addresses graduates at the campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16.

By Allison McIlvain

May 17, 2015

Rain showers couldn’t cloud the excitement of graduates and their families as they attended the University’s 144th campus-wide commencement ceremony on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.The event opened with a speech by Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who shared her hopes for the graduates.“I hope that your experiences ...