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Secretary of Energy to Speak at University of Rochester Graduation

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The U.S. Secretary of Energy will talk to students at the University of Rochester this May. Steven Chu will deliver the school's commencement address.

Chu will be presented with the George Eastman medal during the ceremony, an honor that recognizes outstanding achievement and dedicated service.

Chu earned his bachelor's degree in math and physics from the U of R back in 1970. He was appointed Energy Secretary by President Obama in 2008.

He recently announced his that he will be stepping down from the position to focus on teaching and research.

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