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Graduation celebrations

Gene Block at commencement 2009
Chancellor Gene Block spoke to graduates of the College of Letters and Science. Photo by Don Liebig.
 
Celebrations were in full swing this past weekend for more than 10,000 graduates receiving bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees from UCLA's College of Letters and Science and 11 professional schools.
Keynote speakers included 1999 alumnus Brad Delson, of the band Linkin Park, speaking to graduates of the College; political columnist Arianna Huffington at the School of Public Affairs, filmmaker Oliver Stone at the School of Theater, Film and Television.
 
College graduates, their families and friends packed Pauley Pavilion. Photo by Don Liebig.
College graduates, their families and friends packed Pauley Pavilion. Photo by Don Liebig.

 
Judith Smith, vice provost of undergraduate education, and College commencement speaker Brad Delson. Photo by Don Liebig.
Judith Smith, vice provost of undergraduate education, and College commencement speaker Brad Delson. Photo by Don Liebig.

 
Homaira Hossei, the student speaker, served as student body president.
Homaira Hossei, the student speaker, served as student body president. Photo by Don Liebig.

 
Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farmworkers Union, received the UCLA Medal, UCLA's highest honor. Photo by Don Liebig.
Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farmworkers Union, received the UCLA Medal, UCLA's highest honor. Photo by Don Liebig.

 

Dean Courtney Lyder (second from right) flanked by faculty and graduates of the School of Nursing.
Dean Courtney Lyder (second from right) flanked by faculty and graduates of the School of Nursing.



A happy graduate of the School of Theater, Film and Television. Photo by Juan Tallo.
A happy graduate of the School of Theater, Film and Television. Photo by Juan Tallo.

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