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A little help from his friends: Ulrik Soderstrom, the president of the senior class council, takes a selfie before addressing his fellow students. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
Confetti canon: Confetti, bubbles, and other signs of celebration marked the conferring of degrees for the Class of 2016. (University photo / Keith Walters)
Having a ball: The graduates celebrate after their degrees are conferred.
Flags of our students: Pedro Vallejo-Ramirez waves the Institute of Optics flag during the processional.
Band of engineering brothers: Seniors (left to right) Erik Page, Jordan Teich, and Seth Schober smile for a group photo outside of Eastman Theatre.
The gathering: The candidates assemble in Lowry Hall.
Advice and wisdom: Graduates listen as Hodes delivers the commencement address: “Thirty-four years ago, I was on your side of the room,” he recalled. His advice to the candidates? “Don’t be afraid to take risks. … Be strong, be curious, be compassionate, and be ethical.”
Triumph and joy: Nursing graduates cheer after their degrees are conferred.
Time for tassels: Candidates move their tassels over after their degrees are conferred.
Hello from the other side: PhD candidates wave to friends and family in Kodak Hall.
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