The rising sun creates a silhouette of UW women rowers against the backdrop of the State Capitol on Madison’s isthmus. Photo by Jeff Miller.
Fifty years after getting his doctorate from UW–Madison, Luciano Barraza finally will participate in the commencement ceremony.
Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the 2017 University of Wisconsin–Madison winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Kohl Center.
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