More than 2,700 students to receive degrees May 18

Author: Julie Hail Flory

More than 2,700 students will receive degrees Sunday (May 18) at the University of Notre Dame’s 158th Commencement exercises, which will be held at 2 p.m. in the Joyce Center on campus.p. Sen. Richard G. Lugar, R-Ind., will be the principal speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. Peter and Margaret O’Brien Steinfels of Chicago, successive editors of the journal Commonweal, will receive the 2003 Laetare Medal, the most prestigious award given to American Catholics, and also will address the convocation.p.

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