The class of 2010 will produce a number of noteworthy graduates who did great things with their experience at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In advance of this weekend's commencement, we have profiled just a few of their successes.
Four alumni have been selected to receive honorary degrees from UW–Madison.
Notable graduates: Marci Ybarra — First-generation doctoral student with research to lead to welfare program reform
Marci Ybarra is a first-generation college student, and is the first of her family to earn a Ph.D. She entered doctoral education at UW–Madison's School of Social Work to further develop her interests and skills in examining the role of public program designs and practices and related outcomes with recipients, particularly as it relates to poverty.
With an unshakeable passion for entrepreneurship, master of business administration student and CEO Kavi Turnbull will graduate this spring.
Krista Stewart, a UW–Madison senior majoring in molecular biology, has not only managed to graduate in two-and-a-half years with a bachelor degree, but also has managed to juggle her intensive undergraduate research with her love for music.
The road to college graduation was a bit greener for Ben Nyquist, co-founder of EnergE-Bikes.
UW-Madison student-athlete Prince Moody will graduate this spring with a bachelor's in history and a plan to give back to the community.
Notable graduates: Tom Curry — Double major toots his own horn with the tuba in the Wisconsin Brass Quintet
Though he can't tell you exactly why he began playing the tuba, other than it was a challenge, Tom Curry can assure you of his passion for music and incorporating it into today's culture.