Jack White Receives Honorary Doctorate From Wayne State University

Jack White
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 Jack White poses in the press room during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 21, 2018 in Las Vegas.

Jack White received a doctor in humane letters from Wayne State University on Friday (May 3) during the school's commencement ceremony. 

The White Stripes frontman briefly attended the university in 1994, but could only afford a few film classes so did not ever complete his degree.“I didn’t attend my [high school] graduation because I didn’t think the cap and gown was worth the money at the time,” he explained. “But I do like the way this looks now.

Watch a bit of the ceremony via Detroit's local station, WXYZ, below. 


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