The University Ceremony of the 527th Convocation of the University of Chicago was held on June 11, 2016, on the Main Quadrangle. 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 Eric D. Isaacs introduced Professor David Nirenberg, who delivered the Convocation Address, “A Time of Mind.” In the second half of the ceremony, President Zimmer bestowed honorary degrees upon distinguished scholars and 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.


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June 11, 2016
Published: June 20, 2016
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