2016 Commencement Celebration

The stage at the start of the 2016 Commencement celebration.

The stage at the start of the 2016 Commencement celebration.

C. Bryan Young, Honors Program Director, welcoming families.

C. Bryan Young, Honors Program Director, welcoming families.

Stuart Day, Acting Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Stuart Day, Acting Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

Johanna Maska, KU Honors alum and former White House aide, speaking to graduates.

Johanna Maska, KU Honors alum and former White House aide, speaking to graduates.

Jessica Van Loben Sels, NIH Oxford Cambridge winner and KU Honors graduating student speaker for 2016, addressing graduates.

Jessica Van Loben Sels, NIH Oxford Cambridge winner and KU Honors graduating student speaker for 2016, addressing graduates.

Alex Kong, Gates Cambridge winner and new KU Honors graduate, leading graduates in singing the alma mater.

Alex Kong, Gates Cambridge winner and new KU Honors graduate, leading graduates in singing the alma mater.

A graduate crossing the stage.

A graduate crossing the stage.

A graduate crossing the stage.

A graduate crossing the stage.

A few of our graduates.

A few of our graduates.

A few of our graduates.

A few of our graduates.

One of the many decorated caps at graduation.

One of the many decorated caps at graduation.

Afterward, families gathered for a reception at Nunemaker Center.

Afterward, families gathered for a reception at Nunemaker Center.

Families enjoying the reception.

Families enjoying the reception.

A graduate and her family talking with Mary Klayder, Honors faculty fellow.

A graduate and her family talking with Mary Klayder, Honors faculty fellow.

A family photo op at Nunemaker Center.

A family photo op at Nunemaker Center.

A family taking photos on the newly redesigned Nunemaker Center patio.

A family taking photos on the newly redesigned Nunemaker Center patio.

A family taking photos on the newly redesigned Nunemaker Center patio.

A family taking photos on the newly redesigned Nunemaker Center patio.

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate our 2016 Honors graduates!

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate our 2016 Honors graduates!


Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
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