The Daily Northwestern

Updated: Ballet dancer, actor Baryshnikov named this year’s commencement speaker

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

January 30, 2013

World-renowned ballet dancer and Emmy-winning actor Mikhail Baryshnikov will give the main address and receive an honorary degree at Northwestern’s 155th commencement, according to a University news release. Baryshnikov,...

Yo-Yo Ma to speak at Northwestern

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

October 3, 2012

Cellist and virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma and ballet dancer Damian Woetzel will speak Oct. 14 on campus as a part of the Chicago Humanities Festival's Morry and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day. The duo will start their presentation...