|Carolina Commencement to feature AOL founder Steve Case as speaker May 12|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2013|
Steve Case will speak, and he and four other luminaries will receive honorary degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the May 12 Commencement ceremony.
Chancellor Holden Thorp will preside at the ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in Kenan Stadium.
This year’s honorary degree recipients are:
For more information about the recipients, read http://gazette.unc.edu/2013/04/24/steve-case-four-others-to-receive-honorary-degrees-at-commencement/.
The doctoral hooding ceremony will be at the Dean E. Smith Center at 10 a.m. May 11. Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, is the speaker for the ceremony. No tickets are needed. Ariely, who received his master’s degree and doctorate in cognitive psychology from Carolina, is a social scientist renowned for research that explains psychological processes determining day-to-day human decisions. Ariely writes the widely read Wall Street Journal column “Ask Ariely” and is the author of three New York Times bestselling books.
Graduates and guests are encouraged to park on the south side of campus accessed by Manning Drive off Fordham Boulevard and Columbia Street or Mason Farm Road. Shuttles are available from almost all south side lots. For a map of parking areas and more shuttle information, go to http://commencement.unc.edu/2013/03/commencement-parking-and-shuttle-map/
Photos: Case, http://urxserve.ur.unc.edu/netpub/server.np?find&site=Luminosity&catalog=catalog&template=view.np&field=itemid&op=matches&value=12209
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