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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.

Out of Borough Adventures: The Bronx

Out of Borough Adventures: The Bronx

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features

Getting to the Bronx might be a bit of a trip, but the visit is worth the train ride.

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."

184th Commencement Sees Graduates Reflect on the Past, Look to the Future

184th Commencement Sees Graduates Reflect on the Past, Look to the Future

By Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2016


Filed under Commencement 2016, News, Top Stories

At NYU's all-university commencement on May 20, thousands of graduates reflected on their achievements and looked at the road ahead.

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’16

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’16

By Audrey Deng, Deputy Managing Editor

May 17, 2016


Filed under Commencement 2016, News

Undergraduates from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development held their commencement ceremony on May 17 in the infamous Beacon Theatre.

NYU Reacts: Sherrilyn Ifill to speak at 2015 Commencement

By Marita Vlachou, News Editor

April 28, 2015


Filed under News

Members of the NYU community shared their thoughts on the recently announced commencement speaker.

Sherrilyn Ifill to speak at graduation

Sherrilyn Ifill to speak at graduation

By Alanna Bayarin and Marita Vlachou

April 28, 2015


Filed under News

NYU has announced this year's commencement speaker.

182nd All-University Commencement

182nd All-University Commencement

By John Ambrosio and Dana Reszutek

May 21, 2014


Filed under News

Wednesday, May 21 11 a.m.  Yankee Stadium  1 E. 161st St.   Yankee Stadium once again turned violet for the 182nd All-University Commencement ceremony. Students, faculty and family gathered in the Bronx to celebrate the official confirmation of student certificates. Attorney Martin Lee Edel...

Fed Chair Janet Yellen to address class of 2014 at Yankee Stadium

Fed Chair Janet Yellen to address class of 2014 at Yankee Stadium

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 12, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Exclude From Homepage List, News

Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, will be the speaker at the 182nd NYU commencement in May, the university announced on March 12. Yellen, along with former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, singer Aretha Franklin and attorney Martin Edelman, will ...