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December 21, 2020

Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad

Nebraska Confers Degrees at Virtual Commencement
Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad
A special commencement held Dec. 19, featured Warren Buffett, '51, who joined in on the virtual celebrations recognizing the accomplishments of more than 1,400 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who received their degrees.

Billionaire investor, philanthropist and Husker alumnus Warren Buffett, ’51, shared his insight during “Go Big Grad: A Graduation Celebration” held Dec. 19. During the celebration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred 1,404 degrees to students and the Chancellor talked to Buffett in a pre-recorded phone conversation. Buffett, who rarely grants interviews, gave graduates advice on finding the right career, becoming lifelong learners and achieving meaningful success.

Members of the Husker community took to social media to react to Buffett’s words of wisdom:





A full summary of Buffett’s remarks is available on the Nebraska Today website.

Parents, professors and new graduates also used the hashtag #GoBigGrad to share their excitement during the ceremony on Saturday:













To view more graduate stories and hear Buffett's remarks in full, visit Nebraska's commencement website.