Topic: graduation

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.

COVID-19 Updates, News, University News

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.

Zappa ’17: Responsibility and power after Brown


Zappa ’17: Responsibility and power after Brown

October 30, 2019 0 comments

Admission to Brown is among the greatest gifts one can receive in the United States, which fancies itself a meritocracy in which a college degree is among the most prized credentials. It is a gift that will never be repaid.

Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

Columns, Opinions, Sports

Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

April 22, 2019 1 comment

I’m in the late innings of the last start of my career, and the manager is coming out to get me. I’m done, he says, and I can hit the clubhouse and start preparing for graduation while some rookie takes over where I left off.

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Barriers to accelerated graduation are too high

April 12, 2019 0 comments

In a meeting last week, University faculty passed a motion encouraging the Corporation to amend the University’s payment-based accelerated graduation policy.

Paxson defended her position on divestment at Tuesday’s meeting.  Faculty also voted to recommend a petition process for early graduation.

News, University News

Faculty recommend eliminating payment-based early graduation

April 3, 2019 1 comment

Faculty passed a motion recommending the Corporation revise current policies regarding degree requirements, including eliminating payment-based accelerated graduation, during the faculty meeting Tuesday.

Columns, Opinions

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.