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Commencement: What you need to know

Yingshan Lin takes graduation photos on the Coral Gables campus. Photo: Mike Montero/University of Miami

By UM News

Yingshan Lin takes graduation photos on the Coral Gables campus. Photo: Mike Montero/University of Miami

Commencement: What you need to know

By UM News
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Commencement Speakers

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management, will address more than 500 undergraduate students at the 10 a.m. ceremony at the Watsco Center, and Richard D. Fain, the chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., will advise more than 500 graduate students at the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Retiring Faculty

The University will honor three retiring faculty members during Thursday’s ceremonies: Harry A. DeFerrari, professor of ocean sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science; Richard L. Williamson, Jr., professor of law at Miami Law; and Raul Murciano, Jr., associate dean of administration and professor of practice at the Frost School of Music.