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History-making mountaineer and alumna Alison Levine shares with the "fiercest Wildcat class" lessons from climbing Mount Everest during the university's first-ever virtual Commencement.
President Robert C. Robbins will confer more than 11,000 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees during the university's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony.
Seven UArizona graduating seniors will receive awards recognizing their integrity, notable achievements and positive contributions to their families and communities.
Commencement speaker Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to outer space, emphasized the importance of recognizing how connected we all are, and looking at the bigger picture.
About 4,500 graduates and 40,000 guests are expected to attend Commencement. Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color to travel into outer space, will be the keynote speaker.
The UA College of Education's International Student Teaching Program places elementary education majors in classrooms in China, Norway and Mexico.
After working to mend U.S.-Afghan relations through language and compassion, UA student Felisa Hervey had a stroke that inhibited her ability to speak before finishing her dissertation.
Transfer student Gabriel Martinez found his second family at the UA as a deaf studies major. He plans to pursue a master's degree and eventually work in disability resources.
Gina Aniano and Ruth Byrnes took advantage of a new undergraduate program and were rewarded with invitations to serve in the Peace Corps.
Dr. Mae Jemison and Victor Smith will receive honorary doctorates, and Andy Harris will receive the Alumni Achievement Award during the UA's 155th Commencement on May 10.