The 525th Convocation of the University of Chicago took place on Friday, December 11, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. All graduating candidates for the winter quarter were invited to participate in this ceremony, during which President Robert J. Zimmer conferred degrees and presented each graduate with his or her diploma. The convocation address, “Slowing Down Reason,” was given by Judith B. Farquhar, Max Palevsky Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and of Social Sciences in the College.