Robert Michel Jones of Fair Grove was among 1,488 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises Dec. 15 and 16.

Jones earned a Master of Science from the Office of Graduate Studies.

Gwendolyn M. Combs, associate professor of management in the College of Business, delivered the address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony. Chancellor Ronnie Green bestowed Nebraska’s prestigious Cather Medal upon James B. Milliken, former president of the University of Nebraska System and chancellor of The City University of New York, during the undergraduate ceremony.

The graduates are from 41 countries, 40 states and Puerto Rico, and more than 160 Nebraska communities.

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