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Diag commencement a first; Woodruff shares life lessons, hope

ABC News anchor and special correspondent Bob Woodruff, who was seriously injured while reporting from Iraq, drew upon his professional and personal experiences as he offered messages of hope to the graduating class of 2008. Surrounded by a canopy of budding trees, about 30,000 people — including 5,000 graduates — gathered April 26 in the Diag, which took center stage as Spring Commencement venue for the first time in the University’s 191-year history. More>



Conservation, compassion topics of Dalai Lama lecture

If the planet is to be sustained, environmental education and personal responsibility must increase, said His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in a lecture Sunday afternoon at Crisler Arena. More>



Special graduation celebrations offer individualized recognition of diverse groups

For graduating students, sharing the pomp and circumstance of Spring Commencement with some 30,000 people is a great thrill. But for a number of students, it is equally, if not more, rewarding to be recognized for their accomplishments during smaller events that, though open to all, celebrate diverse groups at the University. More>


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