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Former basketball star Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director Leonard Slatkin are to be among the latest recipients of an honorary degree from Michigan State University.
Johnson spoke at a commencement ceremony Saturday morning, and received an honorary doctor of business degree.
Slatkin received an honorary doctorate of fine arts.
More than 2,400 students will receive their diplomas this weekend, in both undergraduate and advanced degrees.