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Monday, April 27, 2015
Winter 2015 Commencement
UM-Dearborn conferred more than 900 degrees Sunday—an all-time record—during two commencement ceremonies. Timothy Leuliette encouraged COB, CECS and CEHHS graduates to embrace change and question everything, while Michael Brown challenged CASL graduates to stand up for justice.
UM-Dearborn recognized five students as Chancellor's Medallion recipients for academic achievement, quality of character, vitality, intellect and integrity.
Faculty and staff alumni share advice for the newly minted graduates—things they wished they would have known right after their UM-Dearborn commencement ceremony and what they’ve learned along their journey.
Zach Tasky used every excuse in the book to not earn his college degree. But when life experiences gave him a second chance at finding fulfillment and making a difference in others' lives, he decided to take a chance on education. Tasky walked across the stage yesterday, fulfilling a life goal nearly 20 years in the making. 
A career in English wasn't always in the cards for Alex Sibo; after all, he failed middle school English—twice. But the recent grad will make his way to Penn State this fall, where he accepted a fully funded offer into the university's English master's/Ph.D. program. What's behind the turnaround? Sibo said credit goes to the teachers who inspired him. 
Angela Chen has never been one to run away from a problem. In fact, her passion is solving them. The software engineering and CIS-math dual degree recipient plans to apply her experiences to study human-computer interactions.
Reporter summer schedule
This is the last weekly issue of Reporter for the academic year. Reporter will be published three times during the summer—May 18, June 22 and July 20. We will continue to update the university's news site as breaking news develops.