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Ohio State announces Spring Commencement speaker

Sue Desmond-Hellmann, the CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is Ohio State’s Spring Commencement speaker. Desmond-Hellmann, a physician, scientist and philanthropist, has a professional history filled with cancer research, philanthropy and health endeavors. In the ‘80s, she was the chief resident of internal ...

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Students lukewarm on commencement-speaker pick

On Wednesday morning, Ohio State announced that Abigail Wexner will deliver the Spring Commencement address to 11,500 graduates — and the student reaction to the speaker selection has been mixed. Wexner — a lawyer, philanthropist and OSU Board of Trustees member — is also the ...

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Abigail Wexner to deliver commencement address

Abigail Wexner, Ohio State Board of Trustees member and Columbus philanthropist, will deliver the Spring Commencement address May 7 to an estimated crowd of about 11,500 graduates, the university announced Wednesday morning. Along with being a lawyer and community volunteer, Wexner has a passion for ...

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Archie Griffin set to give graduation address

Archie Griffin will return to his old stomping ground, Ohio Stadium, on May 10 as the Spring Commencement speaker. “It’s a tremendous honor to be asked to do commencement, here at Ohio State University,” Griffin said. “To me, it’s a huge moment.” Griffin, president and ...

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