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Northwestern to give five honorary degrees during 2017 commencement

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus

Five “distinguished individuals” will receive honorary degrees from Northwestern during this year’s graduation ceremony, including commencement speaker Billie Jean King. Harvard University Prof. Donald Rubin, Washington...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti to speak at commencement

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will give the main address at the 2014 commencement ceremony. Muti will also be one of five individuals to receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, which will...