IU awards Meryl Streep with honorary degree

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Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep was awarded an honorary doctoral degree Wednesday from Indiana University in Bloomington.

Streep is giving a lecture. at the IU Auditorium this afternoon.

The actress has won three Academy Awards and eight Golden Globes.

Streep's husband, sculptor Don Gummer, grew up in Indiana.

He attended Ben Davis High School before studying at the Herron School of Art and Design in the 1960s.