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The University Ceremony of the 525th Convocation of the University of Chicago took place on Friday, December 11, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. All graduating candidates for the Autumn Quarter were invited to participate in this ceremony, during which President Robert J. Zimmer conferred degrees and presented each graduate with his or her diploma. The Convocation Address, “Slowing Down Reason,” was given by Judith B. Farquhar, the Max Palevsky Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology and the College. The 125th Anniversary Address was given by Hanna Holborn Gray, President Emerita of the University and Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor Emerita, Department of History and the College.