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Yale Cancels May Commencement Ceremony

Yale University announced on Wednesday that it is canceling its annual spring commencement ceremony, scheduled for May, as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.

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Harvard Cancels Graduation, Will Host Online Ceremony

Harvard University announced this week that it is canceling its annual spring commencement ceremony as a precautionary measure against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. Instead, the university will stream several virtual graduation ceremonies on May 28.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - DECEMBER 16: A gate sits locked on Quincy Street at Harvard University during a bomb scare December 16, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Police were alerted at roughly nine thirty this morning of possible bombs at four different buildings on the Harvard campus. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

UConn Cancels Graduation Ceremonies over Coronavirus

The University of Connecticut announced this week that it has canceled spring graduation ceremonies as a precaution against the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. UConn is just one of several universities that have canceled or restricted upcoming graduation ceremonies.

Students throw their mortarboards in the air during their graduation photograph at the University of Birmingham degree congregations on July 14, 2009 in Birmingham, England

Rape Protest to Hit Stanford Graduation

Activists are targeting Stanford University’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, staging a protest against “rape culture” at the school, in connection with the recent conviction of former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, who received a light sentence.

Brock Turner (Santa Clara County Sheriff via Associated Press)

Young Victim Of Paris Terror Attacks Awarded Posthumous Degree

Nohemi Gonzalez became the first person in her family to graduate college on Thursday morning as her mother and stepfather accepted the Cal State University Long Beach (CSULB) diploma on behalf of the young woman — who was murdered in the November 13 Islamic terror attacks in Paris.

Nohemi Gonzales (Genaro Molina / LA Times / Associated Press)