2018 News

Friday, May 25

Heads Up

Graduates decorate their caps with messages of inspiration
BU Today

2018 Commencement: Over in the Blink of an Eye

Time-lapse video captures setup and tear down on Nickerson Field
BU Today

Tuesday, May 22

Emmy Winner Michael Chiklis Offers CFA Grads Some Career Advice

Alum: artists “cast light on injustices and the state of our society”
BU Today

Monday, May 21

Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement

WRBL

BU’s 2018 Commencement Highlights

Video captures some of the best moments from Sunday’s ceremony
BU Today

Graduating, with a Big Assist from Dad

BU custodian uses University benefit to give his son an education
BU Today

John Lewis: The Women Of America And Students Inspire Me Today

WBUR

Reconocen gesta de la alcaldesa de San Juan

Fue galardonada junto al defensor de derechos civiles John Lewis
El Nuevo Dia

Zhang Yimou accepts Boston uni honor, says Chinese movies’ influence limited

The Standard

Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou receives Boston University honorary degree

New China

John Lewis On Inspiring Young People To Effect Change

WBUR

Sunday, May 20

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The New York Times

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The Washington Post

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

Miami Herald

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The Tampa Bay Times

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The Tampa Bay Times

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The Sacramento Bee

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

Star Tribune

Civil rights icon, Trump critic speak at BU commencement

The Seattle Times

Gallery: Boston University graduation

Boston Herald

Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement

WVCB ABC 5

Civil rights icon, Trump critic highlighting BU commencement

Associated Press

Encouragement and reflection at Boston University’s commencement

Boston Globe

US Rep. John Lewis (Hon.’18) to 2018 Grads: Be Bold and Courageous

Civil rights leader says the world needs them to stand up for what’s right
BU Today

Mayor of San Juan: What Will You Do in a Moral Crisis?

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84, Hon.’18) delivers emotional Baccalaureate address
BU Today

View Commencement Photos, Messages, on This Year’s Tagboard

BU community captures the weekend via #BU2018
BU Today

Friday, May 18

Umoja Celebrates Seniors’ Rite of Passage

Pre-Commencement ceremony is first for black student union
BU Today

Security Plan for 2018 Commencement Weekend

Guests urged to travel light, take public transportation whenever possible
BU Today

Guide to BU’s 145th Commencement Weekend

Boston Pops, riverboat cruise, and more in lead-up to Sunday’s big day
BU Today

Commencement Student Speaker’s Road to Self-Discovery

Yasmin Younis (COM’18) reclaimed her Arabic identity at BU
BU Today

Thursday, May 17

A Look at Commencements Past

Slideshow captures ceremonies dating back more than 50 years
BU Today

Reflections on Faith

Graduating students share personal stories during Marsh Chapel’s “This I Believe” Sunday
BU Today

Commencement Speaker Rep. John Lewis Champions Civil Rights

Georgia congressman has devoted his life to making #goodtrouble
BU Today

Wednesday, May 16


2018 Metcalf Cup and Prize Awarded to Brooke Blower

CAS prof shares her love of modern American history with students
BU Today

Honorary Degree Goes to Filmmaker Shining a Light on Gender Violence

COM alum Vibha Bakshi’s work also offers hope
BU Today

Tuesday, May 15

James Wolff Honored with a 2018 Metcalf Award

Through his teaching, SPH prof seeks to make students global health consultants
BU Today

AIDS Researcher and Champion Anthony Fauci a 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient

Long-serving NIAID director, known for science and communication skills
BU Today

Monday, May 14

Advice to the Class of 2018: “You Are Enough”

BU faculty and staff offer some words of wisdom
BU Today

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84) Honored with a Doctor of Laws

San Juan mayor who battled a hurricane and a president is Baccalaureate speaker
BU Today

Friday, May 11

Filmmaker Zhang Yimou to Receive Honorary Degree

Doctor of Humane Letters being bestowed on famed Chinese director
BU Today

Thursday, May 10

See What the Class of 2018 Will Miss Most about BU

The BU Beach, T. Anthony’s, a 2018 Metcalf winner made the cut
BU Today

Monday, May 7

Commencement Speakers Announced

Inside Higher Ed

Friday, May 4

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Will Speak at 145th BU Commencement

Longtime US congressman will receive Doctor of Laws degree
BU Today

Thursday, May 3

Four Years in a Flash

A look back at some highlights the BU Class of 2018 has been witness to
BU Today

Congressman John Lewis will speak at BU’s graduation

Boston Globe

Class of 2018 to Be Celebrated at Today’s Senior Class Breakfast

Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients will be announced
BU Today

Rep. John Lewis to deliver BU’s commencement address

WHDH 7 News

Congressman John Lewis will deliver the 2018 commencement address at Boston University

The Civil Rights leader is also speaking at Harvard’s graduation.
Boston.com
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