commencement http://michiganradio.org en Twitter CEO tells University of Michigan grads to be bold, takes their picture and tweets it http://michiganradio.org/post/twitter-ceo-tells-university-michigan-grads-be-bold-takes-their-picture-and-tweets-it <p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo took a picture of thousands of graduates at the University of Michigan - and then tweeted it, of course.<br><br>Costolo joked to the crowd that it "should only take a second." The Michigan alumnus was back on campus Saturday to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. He told graduates to be bold, figure out what they love to do and "go do that."<br> Sat, 04 May 2013 21:34:00 +0000 The Associated Press 12411 at http://michiganradio.org Twitter CEO tells University of Michigan grads to be bold, takes their picture and tweets it U of M announces Dr. Sanjay Gupta as spring commencement speaker http://michiganradio.org/post/u-m-announces-dr-sanjay-gupta-spring-commencement-speaker <p>The University of Michigan has announced the speaker for its Ann Arbor commencement ceremony next month.</p><p>According to<a href="http://www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/120312/honorary"> a press release from the university</a>, graduates will hear an address from Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the chief medical correspondent at CNN, a practicing surgeon, and a UM alumnus who was raised in Novi.</p><p>The U of M press release describes Gupta as:</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:43:11 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 6602 at http://michiganradio.org U of M announces Dr. Sanjay Gupta as spring commencement speaker Governor Snyder to deliver Spring Commencement address at the University of Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/governor-snyder-deliver-spring-commencement-address-university-michigan <div id="leftSidebar">Governor <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder">Rick Snyder</a> will deliver the main address at the University of Michigan&#39;s Spring Commencement this year. The governor will also receive an honorary Doctor of Law degree. From the <a href="http://www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/110314/snyder">University Record</a>:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><blockquote><div><p>Snyder was inaugurated as Michigan&#39;s 48th governor Jan. 1. Honorary degrees for Snyder and five additional recipients have been recommended for approval by the Board of Regents at its March 17 meeting.</p><p>It is customary for the university to extend an invitation to a newly elected governor to receive an honorary degree and provide the commencement address. The university community is honored that Snyder was able to accept the invitation and looks forward to his address, President Mary Sue Coleman says.</p><p>&quot;As a Michigan alumnus and the state&#39;s chief executive, Governor Snyder is uniquely positioned to tell our graduates about the challenges and rewards of leadership. We look forward to his message, and to presenting honorary degrees to the exceptional individuals who will join us in celebrating the Class of 2011,&quot; Coleman says.</p><p>From U-M, Snyder obtained a bachelor&#39;s degree in general studies in 1977, a Master of Business Administration degree in 1979, and a Juris Doctorate in 1982.</p></div></blockquote><div>The University&#39;s Spring Commencement will take place April 30th at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:44:03 +0000 Zoe Clark 1634 at http://michiganradio.org Governor Snyder to deliver Spring Commencement address at the University of Michigan