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NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Five students were among the first graduates of NYU's Prison Education Program. Each student received an associate's degree in Liberal Studies.

Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

Leonard N. Stern School of Business Commencement ‘17

By 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.

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

Global Liberal Studies Commencement ‘17

By 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.

School of Law Commencement ’17

School of Law Commencement ’17

By 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.

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

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

By 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."

School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

School of Medicine Commencement ‘17

By 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.

College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

College of Arts and Science Commencement ‘17

By 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.

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

By 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.

School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

School of Professional Studies Commencement ‘17

By Sherah Ndjongo, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under News

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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