News Coverage

Tuesday, May 28

A Face in the Crowd

Find yourself at Commencement 2013
BU Today

Thursday, May 23

Commencement 2013: Before, During, and After

Time-lapse shows it’s over in a blink
BU Today

Wednesday, May 22

Live! With Kelly & Michael

Morgan Freeman interview

SPH Convocation Speaker: Become “Dauntless Doers”

Former CDC head says patience must accompany passion
BU Today

Tuesday, May 21

“Find That Next Bill Cosby”

Famed actor to SED grads: go proudly into a tough profession
BU Today

“Relationship Is Everything” MED Grads Told

Doctors urged to use “privilege and power” in best possible way
BU Today

Monday, May 20

BU Posthumously Honors Two Students, Menino and Morgan Freeman at Commencement

Brookline Patch

U.S. Campuses Wrestle With Safety Perceptions

New York Times

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Sunday, May 19

Bidding Adieu

Two seniors reflect on the past four years
BU Today

Commencement Speaker Kopp: Start Now to Change the World

Boston Scholars Program renamed for Mayor Thomas Menino
BU Today

BU commencement honors student victims


At commencement, BU honors the fallen

Boston Globe

BU honors two students who died before graduation

Boston Globe

Inspiring Quotes From College Commencement Ceremonies

Boston Magazine “Boston Daily”

BU commencement

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WBZ-TV Ch. 4

Commencement 2013 Coverage

Relive the highlights via the archive of our streaming video

“Dream with Eyes Open,” Baccalaureate Speaker Tells Graduates

Methodist Bishop Peter Weaver (STH’75) suggests path in a sad world
BU Today

Friday, May 17

BU Officials Prepare for Commencement Weekend

Nearly 20,000 attendees expected

Enhanced Security for Graduation Weekend

New guidelines in effect
BU Today

Commencement Student Speaker: “Always Keep Your Mind Open”

With classmates from all over the globe, Adolfo Gatti felt at home at BU
BU Today

Methodist Bishop Will Give Baccalaureate Address

Peter Weaver returns to alma mater
BU Today

Thursday, May 16

Words of Wisdom: “Be Your Authentic Self”

Advice for the Class of 2013
BU Today

SED’s Jenkins Honored with Metcalf Award

A lifetime spent educating tomorrow’s teachers
BU Today

Commencement Weekend 2013: What to Do

Everything you need to know
BU Today

Scarlet Key Society Inducts 81 from Class of 2013

Seniors awarded for scholarship, community service
BU Today

Freeman will add to his awards collection

Boston Globe

Wednesday, May 15

Actor Morgan Freeman to Receive Honorary Degree

Oscar winner will be awarded Doctor of Humane Letters
BU Today

Innovator Finnerty Wins Metcalf Award

Popular CAS prof uses games to bring scientific method to life
BU Today

Morgan Freeman Is Getting an Honorary Degree From Boston University

Boston Magazine “Boston Daily”

Morgan Freeman to Receive an Honorary Degree from Boston University


Tuesday, May 14

YouSpeak: A Look Past, a Look Ahead

Seniors reflect on plans for the future and what they’ll miss most
BU Today

Metcalf Cup and Prize Winner: MED’s Deborah Vaughan

Her teaching formula: technology + professionalism = great doctors
BU Today

MIT’s Robert Langer to Receive Honorary Degree

Prolific thinker will speak at ENG Convocation
BU Today

Monday, May 13

Teach for America Founder Wants Educational Equity

Wendy Kopp to deliver BU’s 140th Commencement address
BU Today

Points of Departure: Once a Troupie, Always a Troupie

Stephanie Gray (CFA’13)
BU Today

Friday, May 10

Senior Week 2013

Celebratory send-off begins tomorrow
BU Today

Thursday, May 9

Landscaping Revs Up as Commencement Nears

Grounds crews engage in good-natured competition
BU Today

Wednesday, May 8

Security Bolstered at Commencement

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

Tuesday, May 7

Boston University Announces Commencement Speaker

Monday, May 6

Points of Departure: It’s All About the Bond


Points of Departure: A Springboard Moment


Points of Departure: A Full Experience


Points of Departure: Family Time


Points of Departure: There for Each Other


Commencement Speakers Announced

Inside Higher Education

Friday, May 3

Boston University Dean Jumps Into the Charles River After Losing a “Challenge”

Boston Magazine

Boston University Dean Belly Flops Into the Charles River in a Full Suit


Teach for America founder to deliver BU commencement, Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman will receive honorary degree

Teach for America’s Wendy Kopp Is Commencement Speaker

Honorary degree recipients named at Senior Breakfast
BU Today

Dig In, Class of 2013

Commencement speaker, Metcalf winners to be revealed at Senior Breakfast
BU Today

Friday, April 26

Final Push for Senior Class Gift

Eight days left to give
BU Today