• Marsalis speaks, plays at UVM
    May 20,2013
     

    BURLINGTON — More than 3,000 University of Vermont students have received degrees at the school’s 211th graduation ceremony.

    Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis was the commencement speaker at Sunday’s outdoor ceremony on the campus at the Burlington school. Following his talk, Marsalis picked up his trumpet and played “When the Saints Going Marching In” with the crowd clapping in time.

    In all, more than 3,250 graduates received bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and medical doctor degrees. Graduates came from 44 states and 17 countries.

    Marsalis and four other people received honorary degrees.

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