Were you among the approximately 25,000 family, friends, faculty, and graduates at Nickerson Field May 17 to celebrate BU’s 142nd Commencement? Thanks to GigaPan technology, you can find yourself and your friends in the crowd. We challenge you to take a look.
Graduates often face a dreaded catch-22: you can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience until you get a job. Classical music performance graduates sometimes confront a slightly different version of the dilemma. “You cannot get a good job without a good instrument,” says Ivana Jasova (CFA’15), who graduated with a Doctor […]
Watch the setup, celebration, and breakdown of BU’s 142nd Commencement on Nickerson Field May 17. Time-lapse footage was recorded from the Nickerson press box from May 8 to 18, with an image saved every 10 seconds.
School & College Convocations
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Fun Facts about BU Commencement...
Scarlet and White were chosen as the University’s colors in 1877 by the first graduating class of then College of Liberal Arts (now Arts & Sciences). It would be almost 90 years before the scarlet gowns became part of the University’s academic dress.
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