PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, EE.UU. (AP) — El actor y director ganador del Oscar Ben Affleck recibió uno de los seis doctorados honorarios otorgados este año por la Universidad de Brown.

Affleck estuvo entre los artistas, guionistas, científicos y profesores que recibieron su grado de la prestigiada universidad estadounidense en la ceremonia de graduación del domingo.

Affleck recibió un doctorado en artes. El actor oriundo de Massachusetts dirigió, produjo y actuó en "Argo", ganadora del Oscar a la mejor película este año.

Otros que recibieron doctorados honorarios fueron el autor dominicano y profesor de la universidad MIT Junot Díaz; el bacteriólogo retirado de la Universidad de Stanford, Stanley Falkow; la presidenta del Colegio de Tougaloo, Beverly Wade Hogan; la médico y presidenta de la Fundación Robert Wood Johnson, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey; y el presidente del colegio de Miami Dade de origen cubano, Eduardo Padrón.

La Universidad de Brown otorgó más de 2.400 grados el domingo.

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