2014 News

Tuesday, May 27

Find Yourself in a Sea of Faces

See who was at Commencement 2014
BU Today

Friday, May 23

Heady Thoughts about Commencement

BU grads’ mortarboards express dreams, joys, gratitude
BU Today

Thursday, May 22

“Mr. Fancy” Reflects on Four Years at BU

Idea for fostering community a springboard to leadership roles on campus
BU Today

Getting It All Together

Time-lapse of BU Commencement 2014
BU Today

Wednesday, May 21

Boston Mayor to SPH Grads: “We Need Your Energy”

Martin Walsh on importance of community in his recovery
BU Today

Tuesday, May 20

Big Bang Actress Loves Being a Scientist—and Playing One on TV

Mayim Bialik (Hon.’14) shares wisdom with BU women scientists
BU Today

Adults Remember the Darndest Things

Commencement reunites CAS grad, Bill Cosby (Hon.’14)
BU Today

Highlights from Commencement 2014

Sights and sounds from Sunday’s ceremony
BU Today

Monday, May 19

Commencement Speaker Deval Patrick: Make Human, Not Just Internet, Connections

Massachusetts governor warns BU grads against being “not present” for others
BU Today

Work Together to Complete a “Social Revolution,” Says Baccalaureate Speaker

MIT’s Hopkins tells packed Marsh Chapel crowd to strive for equal opportunity, justice
BU Today

What I’ll Miss Most about BU

Class of 2014 members reflect on the places, people they’re leaving behind
BU Today

Saying Good-bye to Her Second Home

2014 SMG grad reflects on how a work-study job shaped her life
BU Today

Charlie Day, Mayim Bialik, and more at local commencements

Boston Globe

Commencement wisdom dispensed

Boston Herald

Sunday, May 18

Patrick urges BU graduates to connect, but without digital devices

Boston Globe

Patrick Urges BU Graduates To Be Wary Of E-Gadgets

Associated Press

Watch Deval Patrick, Bill Cosby & Mayim Bialik at Boston University’s Commencement


Commencement 2014 Coverage

Relive the highlights via the archive of our streaming video

Mass. Gov. Patrick warns BU grads to be wary of e-gadgets


BU Commencement

WBZ-TV Ch. 4

Gov. Deval Patrick speaks at Boston University commencement

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Friday, May 16

Strict Security Rules in Place for Commencement

BU graduates, faculty to carry robes, dress inside venues
BU Today

Rajen Kilachand (GSM’74) to Accept Honorary Doctorate

Philanthropist and BU trustee, endowed Kilachand Honors College
BU Today

“Take Full Advantage of Everything”

Commencement student speaker will talk about how BU challenged her
BU Today

Commencement Weekend 2014: What to Do

Champagne, comedy, and a farewell dinner
BU Today

Thursday, May 15

Metcalf Award Trumpets Everson’s Virtues

CFA professor grooms “complete musicians,” joyfully
BU Today

City Year Cofounder to Receive Honorary Degree

Michael Brown will speak at SSW convocation
BU Today

Wayland Teacher Gets Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching from BU

Professor Marscher’s Cosmology and Core Curriculum courses are demanding. They’re also memorable.
Wayland Patch

2014 Boston commencement speakers, ranked


Wednesday, May 14

BU to Award Doctor of Humane Letters to Big Bang Theory Star

Mayim Bialik, actress, neuroscientist, author
BU Today

Metcalf Award Goes to Alan Marscher

CAS astrophysicist introduces nonscience majors to the cosmos
BU Today

Tuesday, May 13

MIT Molecular Biologist Is Baccalaureate Speaker

Nancy Hopkins to receive Doctor of Science at Commencement
BU Today

Metcalf Cup and Prize Winner: Stormy Attaway

Teaching that always evolves, like technology
BU Today

Wayland resident to receive BU teaching award

Wayland Town Crier

Monday, May 12

BU to Confer Honorary Degree on Bill Cosby

Comedy, TV legend a tireless advocate for education, families
BU Today

Our Wish for You: “Find Love and Laughter”

Advice for the Class of 2014
BU Today

Bill Cosby and College Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly


Friday, May 9

Points of Departure: A Place to Fit In

Christine Park (SMG’14)
BU Today

Governor Deval Patrick to Address BU Graduates

Will receive Honorary Doctor of Laws at Commencement
BU Today

Senior Week 2014

Weeklong party for BU seniors kicks off tomorrow
BU Today

Thursday, May 8

Points of Departure: Words and Expression

Howard dePass, Jr. (CAS’14)
BU Today

Wednesday, May 7

Points of Departure: Up the Hill

Pragya Kalla (SAR’14), Leona Al Sayah (CAS’14), and Mariam Maloyan (CAS’14)
BU Today

Tuesday, May 6

Points of Departure: My Gratitude

Cory Morano (CAS’14)
BU Today

Monday, May 5

Points of Departure: Always on the Same Page

Sarah Rockowitz (CAS’14) and Mary Froehlich (CAS’14)
BU Today

YouSpeak: Seniors’ BU Bucket List

What do you hope to check off before graduation?
BU Today

Friday, May 2

Governor Patrick to speak at BU’s commencement

Governor Patrick, a Harvard Law School graduate, will receive an honorary law degree from BU.
Boston Globe

Gov. Deval Patrick to Hang Out with Bill Cosby at Boston University’s Commencement


Brown announces Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick as commencement speaker

Daily Free Press

Governor Deval Patrick Named Commencement Speaker

Students honored at Senior Breakfast
BU Today