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Ida Takagishi Inouye, 91, joyously received an honorary degree during Pacific's 2013 Commencement ceremony. Inouye had to leave Pacific in 1942 to avoid internment during World War II. Six other Japanese former Pacific students were awarded posthumous honorary degrees during the May 4 ceremony.

Commencement 2013

on May 7, 2013

On Saturday, May 4, 2013, the University of the Pacific recognized the Class of 2013 during the university's Commencement Ceremony. Friends, family, and faculty gathered to celebrate the graduates' accomplishments, and to recognize distinguished alumni and scholars. The day was a rich addition to the Pacific's long and storied history of honoring academic excellence.

Photos by Randall Gee and Fahad Almenai '15