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Full coverage of Northeastern University's 114th Commencement exercises and the 2016 graduates

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SPEAKERS & HONORARY DEGREE RECIPIENTS

SPOTLIGHT

John F. Kerry

Secretary of State
Commencement speaker: Undergraduate ceremony

Watch a Video of his address

Charles Frank Bolden Jr. Charles Elachi Susan Hockfield Tom McCarthy

MEET THE GRADUATES

Julie HuguninMeet the graduates: Julie Hugunin Alex VipondMeet the graduates: Alex Vipond Colin BernardoMeet the graduates: Colin Bernardo Julieta MoradeiMeet the graduates: Julieta Moradei
Wendy ChuMeet the graduates: Wendy Chu Terina KellerMeet the graduates: Terina Keller Andrew BarcaMeet the graduates: Andrew Barca Theo BoweMeet the graduates: Theo Bowe
Tylik StevensMeet the graduates: Tylik Stevens Nicole TorchiaMeet the graduates: Nicole Torchia Matt ConnollyMeet the graduates: Matt Connolly Kimberly EbberupMeet the graduates: Kimberly Ebberup
Students to receive posthumous degreesStudents to receive posthumous degrees For one Northeastern family, Commencement brings together three generationsFor one Northeastern family, Commencement brings together three generations

SPOTLIGHT

Northeastern student named Rhodes scholar

Logan Jackson, E’16, a senior and civil engi­neering major, is the first North­eastern stu­dent ever to receive the schol­ar­ship, which is among the most pres­ti­gious awards an under­grad­uate stu­dent in the United States can receive.

SPOTLIGHT

With Fulbright, Northeastern student wants to fuse education and violence prevention

Grad­u­ating senior Esther Laa­ninen has received a Ful­bright fel­low­ship to teach Eng­lish in Colombia. She says her global expe­ri­ences and teaching oppor­tu­ni­ties in com­mu­ni­ties around the world have pre­pared her well.

SPOTLIGHT

Seniors honored for co-​​op accomplishments

North­eastern cel­e­brated the co-​​op accom­plish­ments of 17 high-​​achieving seniors on Wednesday at the 45th annual Out­standing Coop­er­a­tive Edu­ca­tion Awards.

SPOTLIGHT

Torch Scholars light the way

The mem­bers of the sixth grad­u­ating class of the Torch Scholars Pro­gram rep­re­sented “bea­cons of light” at a cel­e­bra­tion in their honor on Thursday in East Village.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS


2016 COMMENCEMENT IN PHOTOS2016 COMMENCEMENT IN PHOTOS:
University photographers documented all the splendor and excitement from Northeastern University’s 114th Commencement.

Sights and sounds from Commencement

Relive the excite­ment of Northeastern’s 114th Com­mence­ment exer­cises with this video fea­turing the grad­u­ates, speakers, and emo­tions of the day.

Seen Around Campus

In these scenes captured around campus, Northeastern soon-to-be-graduates celebrate the week leading up to Commencement.


THE 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR IN PHOTOSTHE 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR IN PHOTOS:
University photographers were there to document all the people and happenings that made this academic year so special.

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