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Photo of Claire Johnson (SAR’18, SSW’20, MPH’21), from left, and Kathryn Sparks (SSW’20) posing in their grad robes for Alex Ben-Jakob (SAR’17) (whose arm holding up a phone is seen in the right foreground) at the Myles Standish Plaza on May 26, 2020. Johnson and Sparks smile next to a big red "Boston University" sign.

Ongoing 2020 Commencement Celebration

2020 BU grads Claire Johnson (Sargent’18, SSW’20, SPH’21) (left) and Kathryn Sparks (SSW’20) and their roommate—and photographer—Alex Ben-Jakob (Sargent’17) took advantage of a beautiful day to get photos at Myles Standish Plaza on May 26.

Photo by Cydney Scott

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BU Alumni & Friends Proud to BU Podcast

Hyeji Byun (Pardee’11) is a licensing project manager at Big Hit IP. One aspect of her dynamic job is to find meaningful ways to bring the South Korean boy band sensation BTS closer to their fans. On this podcast episode, Hyeji shares her story and explains the common threads between her current career and her childhood dream of becoming a Korean diplomat.

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