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Above: Washington University December degree candidates listen as they are recognized during an afternoon ceremony held in their honor Saturday, Dec. 3, in Graham Chapel. They were among 784 students who filed as December degree candidates for 826 degrees. Below: Steven H. Lipstein, president and chief executive officer of BJC HealthCare, delivers remarks at the ceremony, which was attended by Washington University faculty and administrators and family and friends of the degree candidates. Lipstein is a member of WUSTL’s Board of Trustees and serves on the School of Medicine National Council. He also chairs the Institute of Public Health National Advisory Council. Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton gave the Chancellor’s Message to the degree candidates. A reception followed in the Danforth University Center.