Photo gallery Commencement: The weekend in photos
Alexandra Adams, Yanika Davis and Samantha Adams take a group photo.
Miah Gatzke, who majored in community and nonprofit leadership, embraces a friend before the ceremony.
Graduate David Kim poses with his mother.
Law graduate Sara Conrad and her dog, Renee, share a moment.
A graduate adjusts her mortarboard before walking through a tunnel to enter Camp Randall for Saturday's ceremony.
Flag bearers make their way in during the opening procession.
Commencement speaker David Muir, an Emmy-winning journalist, and Chancellor Rebecca Blank walk among the graduates at Camp Randall Saturday.
Muir emphasized two themes in his speech: our shared humanity and the need to overcome fear.
The outdoor ceremony at Camp Randall unites the graduating class for the first time since their convocation four years ago.
Arissa Milton, graduating with bachelor's degrees in neurobiology and psychology, decked her mortarboard in flowers.
This graduate gives thanks for the three most important things.
Other students used their caps to send messages of pride...
or simply to salute the end of an era.
From left to right, College of Letters and Science graduates Joseph Hushek, Roger Daley, Keegan Hasbrook and Jasdeep Kler pose for a selfie.
Charles Fatunbi, graduating with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, waves to the crowd.
The entire platform party and Bucky Badger jump around.
Sporting the fuzzy mitts of mascot Bucky Badger, graduates Shane Hoffman, left, and Seth Van Krey, flash the W sign.
Kimberly Vue, a first-generation graduate and daughter of Hmong refugees, waves to her family.
Jessica Kreuser, graduating with a bachelor's of science in nutritional sciences, sheds a tear at the ceremony's end.
A student records herself flipping her tassel to indicate she has graduated.
Wisconsin will remain in the hearts of many graduates.
The graduates let their caps fly.
This mortarboard may speak for many graduates.
Pictured on the big screen, ABC News anchor David Muir rehearses at the podium for his role as the keynote speaker of Saturday's ceremony at Camp Randall.
Muir enjoys breakfast with Chancellor Rebecca Blank and her husband, Hanns Kuttner, at Mickies Dairy Bar, a classic Madison diner near Camp Randall.
The secret to a successful commencement: plenty of pancakes.
Dean of Students Lori Berquam walks towards the stage during UW-Madison's spring commencement ceremony Friday at the Kohl Center. About 900 graduate and professional students received degrees.
Khoa Tran, a PhD graduate in molecular and cellular pharmacology, shows off his diploma cover to his family in the stands at the Kohl Center Friday.
A graduate shares a moment with her family after walking the stage Friday.