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2016 Commencement in Photos

University photographers documented all the splendor and excitement from Northeastern University’s 113th Commencement exercises on Friday.

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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the undergraduate ceremony, which was held at TD Garden in Boston. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered the Commencement address. Northeastern conferred honorary degrees upon a distinguished group of influential figures: Retired Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr., the administrator of NASA; Susan Hockfield, former president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Thomas McCarthy, an award-winning director, screenwriter, and actor whose most recent film, Spotlight, won the 2016 Oscar for Best Picture. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree.
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May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree.
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May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree.
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May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
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May 6, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - May 6, 2016 - Northeastern University celebrated its 114th Commencement on May 6, 2016. President Joseph E. Aoun led the graduate ceremony, which was held in Matthews Arena at Northeastern in Boston. Charles Elachi, director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a vice president and professor of electrical engineering and planetary science at the California Institute of Technology, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree. Photo by Billie Weiss for Northeastern University

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