During the University of Virginia’s 186th Final Exercises weekend, the University’s 11 schools awarded 6,584 degrees, including 3,896 bachelor’s degrees, 1,769 master’s degrees, 526 first professional degrees and 393 doctoral and advanced graduate degrees.
Keynote speakers included Ed Helms during Valedictory Exercises, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Saturday, and Darden School of Business Dean Robert Bruner on Sunday.
Take a look below for a full run-down of events from the weekend, including video of the events and speakers, profiles of graduating students, and social media posts from students and their families.
Final Exercises - Sunday
Final Exercises - Saturday
Messages to U.Va.'s Class of 2015
U.Va.'s Class of 2015: Graduate Stories
These are stories of academic excellence, research prowess, extraordinary public service and much more. Together, they illustrate the rich experience of an education at the University of Virginia – one made possible by the students themselves.
The stories published so far include:
For more information on graduation weekend, visit the official Final Exercises 2015 website.
For a separate series of photo profiles published by the Class of 2015’s Fourth Year Trustees, follow @2015uva on Instagram.
May 17, 2015