Graduation ceremonies

December 28, 2018 - 11:38 am
ULYSSES, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old Kansas boy will soon earn his high school diploma — and a few days later he'll travel to Harvard to collect his bachelor's degree. The Hutchinson News reports Ulysses High School senior Braxton Moral will attend both commencement ceremonies in May. He will become...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano, and Amelia, a three year old cow, right, walk on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Montalbano, brought towering dairy cow to join his commencement photo shoot. Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's Foremost Dairy Research Center. (Liv Paggiarino/Missourian via AP)
December 14, 2018 - 6:53 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot. The Columbia Missourian reports that senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano brought the 3-year-old cow, named Amelia, to campus on...
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Barbara Barca, right, a survivor of the stampede at a crowded nightclub, cries as she leaves police headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Venezuela's government says 17 people were killed early Saturday after a tear gas device was set off during a nightclub brawl in the capital, leading hundreds of people to flee. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
June 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela's capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration, government officials said. Interior Minister Nestor...
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Actor, writer and comedian Mindy Kaling delivers the main address at the Dartmouth College Commencement on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Hanover, N.H. Kaling graduated from the Ivy League school in 2001. (Jennifer Hauck/The Valley News via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 5:18 pm
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Mindy Kaling took on President Donald Trump in her Sunday commencement address to Dartmouth College graduates, suggesting he may have "tweeted us into war" with Wakanda, the fictional country from "Black Panther." "I'll tell you my secret, the one thing that keeps me going, my...
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FILE - In this June 1, 1990, file photo, Soviet First Lady Raisa Gorbachev, left, waves as she walks with U.S. First Lady Barbara Bush, right, during the opening procession at Wellesley College commencement in Wellesley, Mass. Bush’s widely praised commencement address at Wellesley College is being released as a book. Scribner told The Associated Press on Thursday that “Your Own True Colors” comes out June 12. (AP Photo/Peter Southwick, File)
June 07, 2018 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Bush's widely praised commencement address at Wellesley College is being released as a book. Scribner told The Associated Press on Thursday that "Your Own True Colors" comes out June 12. An audio edition of the 1990 speech will be published the same day. The former first...
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June 06, 2018 - 4:00 pm
OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) — Bill Whitaker of CBS News has spoken at college commencements before, but never one where the graduates weren't free to leave with their families. That was before Wednesday. The reporter who has done several stories on criminal justice for "60 Minutes" spoke to 44 men who...
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FILE - In a Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Sting attends Spotify's Best New Artists 2018 Party at Skylight Clarkson Square, in New York. Brown University confers an honorary degree on rocker Sting at its 250th commencement Sunday, May 27, 2018. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
May 27, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — English musician Sting sang "My One and Only Love" at Brown University after he and his wife Trudie Styler accepted honorary degrees. Brown presented them with the degrees Sunday at its 250th commencement. Nobel Prize-winning physicist J. Michael Kosterlitz was among the...
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