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UW-Madison bestows honorary degrees on two scientists

May 3, 2007

One of the first African Americans to earn a Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience and a Nobel laureate who introduced the world to electricity-conducting plastics will receive honorary degrees during spring commencement ceremonies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

‘Daily Show’ producer to speak at winter commencement

December 6, 2006

Ben Karlin, executive producer of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Showâ€, and a 1993 UW–Madison graduate, will speak at the commencement on Sunday, December 17.

Winter Commencement Address (Graduate degree candidates)

December 20, 2005

Delivered by John Morgridge 10 a.m., Dec. 18, 2005 (This address was directed primarily at graduate students, who made…

Winter 2005 Commencement Address (Undergraduates)

December 20, 2005

Delivered by John Morgridge 2 p.m. Ceremony, Dec. 18, 2005 Fellow graduates of the University of Wisconsin: I’m delighted…

Spring commencement: Transcript of remarks by Chancellor John Wiley

May 16, 2005

Commencement Remarks Delivered by Chancellor John Wiley May 13-15, 2005 Kohl Center Welcome to the 152nd commencement of…

Winter commencement: Transcript of address Gaddi Vasquez

December 21, 2004

Charge to graduates delivered by U.S. Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez

Spring 2004 commencement photos

May 17, 2004

Phil Certain, dean of the College of Letters and Science, gives a final address to graduates. Certain will retire in the…

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.