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Darren Walker Honors Graduates

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation and Texas Ex, shared his commencement speech in a live-streamed program Saturday evening. Watch the speech and read the full transcript here.

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5 p.m. Commencement Update

Commencement Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

The 2015 university-wide Commencement ceremony has been canceled due to inclement weather and nearby lightning. We share in your disappointment and congratulate our graduates on their many accomplishments.

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Goodbye and Good Luck

12 Stories from the Students of #UTgrad 2015

Congratulations to the Class of 2015! Here are 12 stories of how students from this class spent their time at UT and what they're doing next. 

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Tower Talk

A Time to Celebrate

President Powers sends congratulations to UT graduates and their families. Graduating from The University of Texas is a tremendous achievement and a profound milestone. What starts here changes the world.

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May 23, 2015

Tower Shines for Class of 2015

On both Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, the university Tower will shine with entirely burnt orange lights and a  “15” configuration in its windows. Read more

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