Commencement Archive

2020

Retired US Navy four-star admiral and former chancellor of the University of Texas system

“To save the world, you will have to be men and women of great integrity.”

 

Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT

"Pick your issue [to address], and go for it with all your heart, all your mind, and all your knowledge."

 

2019

Founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies

Climate crisis "is unlike any other ever faced by humankind"

 

PhD ’94, Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology at Penn State University.

 

2018

Chief Operating Officer of Facebook

"It's about people"

 

SM ’02 PhD ’10, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Journalism, University of British Columbia Vancouver