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Opening remarks at spring 2004 commencement

May 15, 2004

Opening remarks Delivered by Chancellor John D. Wiley May 15, 2004 Kohl Center Welcome to everyone…

Spring commencement: Transcript of address by Bradley Whitford

May 15, 2004

Charge to graduates Delivered by Bradley Whitford May 15, 2004 Kohl Center What’s up, Mad City?!…

Six to receive honorary degrees at commencement

April 29, 2004

Drawing from the fields of wildlife conservation, the Broadway theater, women's studies, American Indian studies, medicine and business, UW–Madison will bestow six honorary degrees on Friday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m.

‘West Wing’ actor to speak at commencement

April 23, 2004

Bradley Whitford, a Wisconsin native and recipient of an Emmy Award for his role on NBC's "The West Wing," will address graduates at UW–Madison during this spring's commencement weekend, Friday-Sunday, May 14-16.

Chief justice, alumna to speak at UW’s winter commencement

December 8, 2003

The first woman on Wisconsin's Supreme Court will address mid-year graduates at UW–Madison's winter commencement, Sunday, Dec. 21.

Address by Jerry Zucker

May 20, 2003

Jerry Zucker's commencement speech to the graduating class of Spring 2003.

Hollywood director Zucker to address graduates

May 7, 2003

The director of the blockbuster movie 'Ghost' and the scion of a comedy filmmaking empire will speak at four of the five commencement ceremonies, Friday-Sunday, May 16-18.

A steady voice, a love of the stage and 5,000 lines

May 6, 2003

Life consists of many moments. One of the biggest is college graduation. During this month's commencement ceremonies, UW–Madison students will walk across the stage at the Kohl Center, shake hands with a dean and hear their names echoing throughout the arena. But who are the voices behind each of those approximately 5,000 special moments that occur in five commencement ceremonies spread out over three days?

AP’s Wolman to address mid-year graduates

December 10, 2002

Jonathan Wolman, senior vice president of The Associated Press, will return to his native Madison to address graduates at his alma mater's mid-year commencement on Sunday, Dec. 22. Ceremonies will be held at the Kohl Center at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m.

Spring 2002 commencement – Remarks by Chancellor John Wiley

May 21, 2002

May 17-19, 2002 A few days ago I sent all of you graduates an e-mail. You’re the first graduating class…

Chef to speak at commencement

December 17, 2001

Master chef, restaurateur, author and alumnus Charles L. Trotter will address mid-year graduates at UW–Madison's winter commencement Sunday, Dec. 23.

Former trade rep among commencement speakers

April 30, 2001

Charlene Barshefsky, U.S. trade representative during the Clinton administration, will offer advice and encouragement to new graduates from the College of Letters and Science during commencement exercises this spring.

UW honorary degrees celebrate alumni achievement

April 30, 2001

An educator and sociologist from India and a world-renowned environmental activist will receive honorary degrees from the university this spring.

Five to receive honorary degrees this spring

April 21, 2000

An Arab intellectual, a pivotal figure in American drama, the founder of the American art glass movement, a food distribution visionary and a surgeon with multiple areas of expertise will receive honorary degrees at commencement this spring.