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Graduates tell stories of achievement as commencement approaches

May 13, 2010

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 will receive honorary degrees on May 15

May 14, 2009

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

May 14, 2009

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.