honorary degree recipients

During Spring Commencement, nine people will receive honorary degrees from the University, including four chosen in 2021 and five from 2020, when Spring Commencement was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commencement speakers Anthony S. Fauci and Kizzmekia S. Corbett will receive honorary Doctor of Science degrees. Six others will receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees, and one will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

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