About 7,700 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 13 and May 14, including students from your area.

  There were two live ceremonies: one at the Kohl Center on May 13 for doctoral, MFA and medical students; and one at Camp Randall on May 14 for undergraduate, law and master’s students.

  The commencement speaker was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who encouraged students to take risks.

Local students who received their degree was Shana Pazdernik-Hensch, Henning, School of Med & Public Health, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Assistant.