UW-Madison announces winter graduates

MADISON – Timothy Filipa of Boyceville and Graham Brandt of Glenwood City were among an estimated 1,073 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, Dec. 18, 2016 at the Kohl Center.

Timothy Filipa, attending the Law School, recieved a Doctor of Law (Juris Doctor) in Law. 

Graham Brandt, attending the College of Engineering, received a Bachelor of Science-Mechanical Engineering in Mechanical Engineering.

Capt. James A. Lovell, Jr., one of only 24 people to go to the moon and back, delivered the charge to the graduates. Lovell attended UW-Madison for two years, participating in the university’s Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps before he was accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1952.

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