Photos: 2019 University of Kansas commencement

photo by: Mike Yoder

A University of Kansas graduate loses his cap in the wind while his friend holds hers tight to her head as they enter Memorial Stadium during KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019.

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photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates celebrate after the presentation of their degrees during the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas chancellor Douglas Girod, left, introduces Billy Mills, right, before Mills received an honorary degree and addressed the 2019 class of graduates at the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Rows of University of Kansas faculty greet students as they participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A group of University of Kansas graduates pose for a photo on the Memorial Stadium football field’s painted Jayhawk as they participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A University of Kansas graduate carries two of her children into Memorial Stadium during KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Two friends stop for a photo as they enter Memorial Stadium during the 147th University of Kansas Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates participate in the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas graduates carry the 2019 class banner into Memorial Stadium during KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019.

photo by: Mike Yoder

University of Kansas faculty members march down the Campanile hill into Memorial Stadium for KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Baby Jay greets a University of Kansas graduate’s dog as students gather for commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A friend of a University of Kansas doctoral graduate waves a sign as students gather for commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A graduate and her family gather for photographs before University of Kansas Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A group of University of Kansas graduates gather for a photograph at the Chi Omega fountain before KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

A University of Kansas graduate wearing her decorated cap waits for KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Parents and friends take photographs of graduates before University of Kansas Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Nolan Hicks and Halee Nordhues, both of Naperville, Ill., have their photo taken at the Chi Omega fountain on the University of Kansas campus before KU Commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

photo by: Mike Yoder

Graduates in the University of Kansas School of Medicine celebrate with Champagne after the conferral of their degrees at the 147th KU Commencement, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Memorial Stadium.

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