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At Northeastern’s 117th Commencement, President Joseph E. Aoun urged graduates to use their most human qualities in order to succeed in a world that is continuously being reshaped by rapidly advancing technology. Bestselling author Tara Westover warned members of the Class of 2019 that they should look beyond the facile images that define them on social media. And student orator Rebecca Leeper celebrated the diversity of experience among her peers.
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Joseph Aoun, president of Northeastern University and author of Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, says that universities will increasingly have to offer their students life-long learning plans: “At present, our education system is not affordable, adaptable or scalable,” he says. “Education…