This year’s recipients of honorary degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are both rock stars — one literally, the other in microbiology.

The honorees are legendary musician Steve Miller, a 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and pioneering scientist Thomas Brock, whose research helped usher in modern molecular biology.

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"I’m humbled by this unexpected honor from this great university, my Alma Mater the University of Wisconsin. Looking forward to going to commencement in May" - Steve Miller

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