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Prince Earns Posthumous Degree from the University of Minnesota

Even after his death, Prince continues to earn honors. “The Purple One” has received an honorary degree from the University of Minnesota.

The AP reports University President Eric Kaler and Regent Darrin Rosha presented the school’s highest honor, the Doctorate of Humane Letters, to Prince’s sister, Tyka Nelson, in a ceremony on campus Wednesday night.

UM planned on giving the icon the honor before his 2016 passing.

St. Paul Peterson and Cameron Kinghorn paid musical tribute to the “Little Red Corvette” singer beside students from the university’s School of Music.

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