New graduates show their pride at UWM commencement

The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena was filled with smiles, cheers and camera flashes as more than 2,200 degrees were awarded Dec. 16 during UWM’s 119th commencement.

The tally includes 1,447 bachelor’s degrees, 616 master’s degrees, 124 doctoral degrees and 37 flexible option degrees. The oldest degree recipient is 68, while the youngest is 20.

Eve Hall, president of the Milwaukee Urban League and a UW System regent, was the featured speaker.

Three notable graduates were featured in a video at the ceremony.