An estimated 1,073 students at all levels (bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional) participated in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s winter commencement ceremony, which was held on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at the Kohl Center. Among them was Malden student George Spracklin, of the College of Agriculture & Life Science – Doctor of Philosophy, Genetics.
Capt. James A. Lovell, Jr., one of only 24 people to go to the moon and back, delivered the commencement address. Lovell attended UW-Madison for two years, participating in the university’s Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps before he was accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1952.
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