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Ashmore, Brandt graduate from UW-Madison

MADISON – An estimated 1,169 students at all levels (bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional) participated in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s winter commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, December 20, 2015 at the Kohl Center.

Among those who graduated was Andrea Ashmore of Colfax, who attended the College of Ag & Life Science, and reiceved a Bachelor of Science in Biology; and Amanda Brandt of Glenwood City, who attended the College of Letters and Science, and received a Master of Arts-Library and Information Studies in Library and Information Studies.

Zoe Timms, founder of the Women’s Education Project (WEP), delivered the charge to the graduates. A history major who graduated from UW-Madison in 1997, Timms’ work with the WEP’s three centers in South India has helped hundreds of young women complete their education and enjoy professional, fulfilling careers.