Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio asks the graduates to join him in doing the "show me some love" signal. Brewers players often do that when they reach base. (UWM photo/Elora Hennessey)
Religious studies major Jeremy Miller gets a hearty congratulations from Chancellor Mark Mone. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Isbah Bader and Radaya Ellis pose before the ceremony begins and they officially receive their master's degrees from the Zilber School of Public Health. (UWM photo/Elora Hennessey)
Olivia Cross, an employer relations specialist and career advisor at UWM, was accompanied by her daughter Arya as she received her master's degree. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Sergio Sepulveda proudly shows off his diploma to the crowd. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Lexi Muszytowski, the last graduate to walk the stage, runs down the ramp in excitement. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Students from the College of Health Sciences let out a cheer. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Wilkistar Otieno, associate professor of engineering, assists student Teonna Cooksey with her graduation regalia. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
The first semester that UW Washington County students were able to participate in commencement was a highlight for everyone. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)
Students Mai Vang, See Thao, Nou Xiong and Luke Her pose together with the cap reading, "Finally Done with This." (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)
Graduates and guests filled up the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena for commencement. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Students from the College of Engineering and Applied Science wait their turn to receive their diplomas. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Peck School of the Arts students Kia Smith, Matthew Wagner and Lehua Estrada show their excitement. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
More than 3,600 UWM students celebrated as they received their hard-earned diplomas on Sunday, May 19, at 2019 spring commencement.
Commencement speaker Mark Attansio, principal owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, gave graduates some life advice, encouraging them to follow their dreams and “have fun!”
With tossed caps, abundant selfies and lots of cheering, UWM’s newest alums began doing just that.