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Taylor Swift receives honorary doctorate degree from NYU, delivers commencement address at Yankee Stadium

Taylor Swift receives honorary degree from NYU
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NEW YORK -- Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University Wednesday. 

Her new official title is Doctor of Fine Arts.

Watch: Taylor Swift commencement address to NYU class of '22 23:38

The pop superstar got the degree while giving the commencement address for NYU's class of 2022 at Yankee Stadium. 

She addressed the class of 2022 on behalf of other honorary degree recipients. 

"I'm a big advocate for not hiding your enthusiasm for things," Swift said. "Never be ashamed of trying. Effortlessness is a myth." 

Fans apparently offered students hundreds of dollars to snag a ticket. 


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