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  • World-Renowned Science Journalist to Receive Honorary Degree

    John Noble WilfordA two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and science journalist will receive an honorary doctorate during spring commencement ceremonies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 

    John Noble Wilford, a 1955 journalism graduate, will receive an honorary doctorate of letters and science at the College of Communication and Information ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, at Thompson-Boling Arena. 

    The UT Board of Trustees approved the degree today at its winter board meeting held in Martin. The ceremony will mark UT Knoxville's sixth honorary degree. 

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