UAF Spanish instructor Kim Aragon-Stewart hugs a student following Commencement 2017.
UAF interim Chancellor Dana Thomas grabs a balloon following Commencement 2017.
CTC student Tressica Chambers receives flowers after walking across the stage during Commencement 2017.
UAF performance major Casey Winkleman sings the Alaska Flag Song following the presentation of degrees and the student speaker at Commencement 2017.
Journalism student Aaron Walling poses for a picture during Commencement 2017.
Economics graduate and former Nanook swimmer Noelle Graham poses for a picture during Commencement 2017.
Arinesha Smith shakes hands with interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Director of Athletics Gary Gray.
Shirley Morin poses for a picture during Commencement 2017.
UAF film graduate Ryan Osborne walks back to his seat after receiving his diploma during Commencement 2017.
UAF film graduate Mark Stoller high-fives Daniel Nero after both Nero and Stoller received their diplomas at Commencement 2017.
Doctorate recipient Linda Nicholas Figueroa smiles before posing for a photo during Commencement 2017.
Mechanical engineer and former member of the rifle team Tim Sherry waits in line to receive his diploma during Commencement 2017.
Civil engineering student Jenah Laurio applauds UA Board of Regent member Karen Purdue following her speech at Commencement 2017.
Greg Owens, associate professor of mathematics and developmental education, emeritus, shakes hands with Vice Chancellor of Rural Community and Native Education Evon Peters at UAF's Commencement 2017.