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Darren Walker

Commencement Speaker

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.

More about 2015 grads

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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