Topic: Commencement

While Commencement has been postponed due to the continued evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual "Degree Conferral Ceremony" will be held during Memorial Day weekend.

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Brown postpones Commencement, virtual ceremony to take its place

March 25, 2020 1 comment

The University will postpone Commencement and Reunion Weekend, traditionally held in May, due to the continuing global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Ruth Miller '19 (left) and Patricia Rodarte '19 MD'23 (right) will serve as speakers for the University's 251st Commencement.

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Senior Orators: Ruth Miller ’19, Patricia Rodarte ’19 MD’23

May 24, 2019 0 comments

When Ruth Miller ’19 and Patricia Rodarte ’19 MD’23 were first nominated to submit speeches for this year’s Commencement, neither thought they would be the ones to address parents, faculty, administration and their entire graduating class.

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Savello ’18: The elitism of Senior Week

February 20, 2018 0 comments

I remember hearing wonderful things when I was an underclassman about Senior Week, the week of activities that takes place between final exams and graduation.

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94 seniors elected to Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017 0 comments

Ninety-four members of the class of 2017 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society April 26.

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Kumar ’17: Leaving Brown, and hate, behind

April 26, 2017 2 comments

With Commencement just 31 days away, many of my fellow seniors find themselves in the throes of a full-blown existential crisis. Last September, I wrote myself “A pep talk for senior year,” in which I found cause for optimism despite “a general sense that the world into which we were […]

Robert De Niro, Daveed Diggs ’04, Donald Hood MS’68 PHD’70, Rosmarie Waldrop, Richard Parsons and Indra Nooyi will all receive honorary degrees at this year’s Commencement ceremony.

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Diggs, De Niro among those to receive honorary degrees from University

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Each year during commencement, the University bestows honorary degrees to a group of professionals who are outstanding in their fields.

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Corporation approves renovations to Wilson

May 29, 2016 1 comment

Corporation members celebrated the topping off of the new School of Engineering at the May meeting of the Corporation.

Sabrina Imbler ’16 and Jamelle Watson-Daniels ’16 will speak at the 2016 commencement. Their speeches will touch on activism and the experiences of people of color at the University.

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Senior orators to deliver commencement speeches on activism, social justice

April 27, 2016 0 comments

Sabrina Imbler ’16 and Jamelle Watson-Daniels ’16 have been chosen to deliver this year’s speeches during the University’s 248th commencement ceremony.