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Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS

NYU Stern celebrated their commencement ceremony by honoring all of their students — the ambitious, the determined and those unwilling to take "no" for an answer.

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Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor
May 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS

For Global Liberal Studies students, the commencement ceremony on Tuesday was not a commencement at all — rather a continuation of the brave and ambitious work they already began during their studies at NYU.

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School of Law Commencement ’17

School of Law Commencement ’17

Veronica Liow, Multimedia Editor
May 20, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Even despite fraught political and social climates, the 2017 graduates of NYU's School of Law faced their future this Thursday with enthusiasm and excitement.

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Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The university's 185th Commencement ceremony was as heartfelt as such a ceremony should be, but can be summed up with the "Hamilton" quote used by student speaker Roxanne Roman — "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. History is happening, and we just happen to be in the greatest city in the world."

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School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under NEWS

NYU's School of Medicine graduates accepted their diplomas and their life-or-death career paths this Wednesday with relief and great happiness.

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College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

Thomas Chou, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The CAS Baccalaureate ceremony was replete with touching sentiment, from a poem written by the departing Dean Gabrielle Starr to the more humorous but still touching instructions for graduates by NYU Provost Katherine Fleming.

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Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under NEWS

The 2017 commencement ceremony for the Silver School of Social Work saw a mixture of social justice shoutouts and nostalgic remembrances as graduates received their diplomas.

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School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
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The students of the School of Professional Studies honored their final moments at NYU with lighthearted advice from "iCarly's" Reed Alexander Hodkin and the school's dean Dennis Di Lorenzo.

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Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ‘17

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ‘17

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
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Bagpipes and raucous cheers met the graduating students of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development’s class of 2017 as they proceeded down the aisles of Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday. Their commencement ceremony honored the nearly 750 baccalaureate students who completed their st...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ‘17

College of Global Public Health Commencement ‘17

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
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The 2017 College of Global Public Health's commencement ceremony for its second-ever graduating class was marked with social justice and health reforms both historic and current.

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Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The six-season run of “Girls” ended April 16. The series was extremely important for the entertainment industry, giving voices to women that are rarely shown on the big or small screens. At the Tribeca Film Festival, the show’s creator, writer and star Lena Dunham and the showrunner Jenni Konner...

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

The budding 22-year-old filmmaker Quinn Shephard made her directorial debut at 15, and this year at Tribeca Film Festival, she's taken a shot at writing, directing and starring in "Blame," a new take on the Arthur Miller classic "The Crucible."

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