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It may be one of the best attended commencements ever in the history of the University of Houston. UH has just announced that Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey will give the inaugural commencement address on Friday, May 15 at the TDECU Stadium before 5,000 graduates.
Turns out, UH had an "in." His dad, "Big Jim" McConaughey once played college football at the University of Houston, according to University of Houston President Renu Khator.
As a result, the nearly 5,000 University of Houston students who will don caps and gowns for spring Commencement ceremonies can be forgiven if they yell a collective, "All right! All right! All right!"More »