The University Ceremony of the 518th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held on March 21, 2014, in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. The University of Chicago Pipe Band led distinguished faculty and graduating students in a procession, followed by opening remarks from President Robert J. Zimmer.
Provost Thomas F. Rosenbaum introduced Associate Professor Adam Green, who delivered the Convocation Address, “Happiness Gained Through Struggle.”
President Zimmer conferred degrees upon candidates in the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools. The program also included performances by the University of Chicago Motet Choir and the Millar Brass Ensemble.