University of Kentucky graduation photos

May 11, 2014 

The University of Kentucky held its 147th commencement ceremony Saturday at Rupp Arena, conferring degrees on more than 2,500 graduates. Honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees were awarded to Harrison B. Wilson Jr. and Paul W. Chellgren. Wilson was denied admission nearly 70 years ago because he was black; Chellgren is a 1964 UK graduate, a philanthropist and former Ashland Inc. chief executive. The ceremony for graduate and professional degrees began at 9 a.m., with undergraduate ceremonies beginning at 1 and 6 p.m. Photo gallery

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