Student & Faculty Stories

Meet the graduates: Terina Keller

Meet the graduates: Terina Keller

Keller’s interest in public health was shaped by her mother’s battle with breast cancer. On Friday, mom will cheer on daughter as she becomes the first person in her family to graduate from colleg...

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Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy Honorary Degree: Doctor of Humane Letters Tom McCarthy is a prolific, highly acclaimed director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight—the 2016 Oscar winner for Best...

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Meet the graduates: Andrew Barba

Meet the graduates: Andrew Barba

Barba vividly remembers the moment Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone to the world in 2007. A teenager at the time, he’d long been interested in “hacking around and building things” with ele...

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Charles Elachi

Charles Elachi

Charles Elachi Commencement speaker: Graduate ceremony  Honorary Degree: Doctor of Engineering Charles Elachi, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and one of the world’s foremost science and ...

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Susan Hockfield

Susan Hockfield

Susan Hockfield Honorary Degree: Doctor of Science Susan Hockfield has distinguished herself in a career that has spanned advanced scientific research, the presidency of one of the world’s premier i...

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