Commencement, baccalaureate DVDs
Want to relive the excitement of commencement? DVDs of the commencement program, including the address by Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr., and of the baccalaureate service, featuring the address by Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, are now available.
Six receive honorary degrees
Honorary degrees were awarded to six individuals during commencement: Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne; Dr. Catherine DeAngelis, the first female editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association; The Right Rev. Vashti McKenzie, the first female bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church; Richard Noll, chief executive officer of Hanesbrands Inc.; James Talent, former Republican senator of Missouri; and Robert Wuthnow, chair of the sociology department at Princeton University.
Senior Orations: Lessons learned
A few thoughts on freedom, rereading history and lessons from Orphanage #105: Dorian Cowan, Jae Haley and Joseph Lazazzero share their Senior Orations, delivered May 18.
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Commencement program, Baccalaureate program and each school's hooding program.
Commencement wit and wisdom
"Party on, Demon Deacons, party on," were Secretary of State Colin Powell's final words of advice to the Class of 2004. Read Powell's full speech, as well as addresses given by John McCain, Barbara Bush, Michael Bloomberg, Arnold Palmer and others.
The year the tent fell down, the year it rained, and the year commencement was first held on the Quad.
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