Barnard College Commencement 2012 Keynote Address by Barack Obama, President of the Boston University Events & Conferences, Boston, Massachusetts. It’s one quote from countless beautiful lines he wrote over his career. You are teaching us. Playing next. in International Business Law , inaugural Executive LL.M. Students can find additional information in the Undergraduate Student Guide and Graduate & Professional Student Guide. Beginning April 30, degree candidates can visit the BU Barnes & Noble Bookstore to purchase their academic regalia or rent for doctoral candidates. Boston University, School of Public Health - This Is Public Health. Please feel free to donate towards this mission. You’re connecting to each other in ways those who came before you could never dream of. And, my God, even Martin Luther King is Doctor King because of the PhD that he got here. And scientists, engineers, writers, business pioneers, governors, Olympic gold medalists, Oscar winners, cabinet secretaries, they all walked across this stage and left their mark on the culture, on society, and on the world. And you just look at that. Hosted by Boston University on May 22, 2012. Here is a rundown on commencement … I can’t do it for you. But I feel it best sums up an approach that contains the power to transform an ordinary life into one filled with grace and love and dignity. Now obviously — well, it actually did happen, but this is a stark depiction of how just essential technology has become to your generation’s identity and your ability to connect with the world. Pages: First |1 | ... | → | Last | View Full Transcript. Brown made the announcement at the Class of 2012 Senior Breakfast at the George Sherman Union’s Metcalf Ballroom, where a record-breaking 2,100 students gathered this morning. Globe staff photo/John Tlumacki By. Loaner regalia will be available for graduating students on a first come first serve basis, beginning Tuesday, April 17. The All-University Commencement Ceremony begins at 1:00pm at Nickerson Field. Jones is Dean Emeritus of the Boston University School of Social Work, and served as Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Urban Affairs at the University of Massachusetts and acting President of Roxbury Community College. And now you follow. June 15, 2020 2:34 am. Get the latest from Boston University School of Public Health, © Boston University. The 2012 Commencement Exercises for Boston University will take place Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 1pm on Nickerson Field. Here I am!” If you’re awake, you’re online. Check your phone? Well, graduates, I think it’s different today. Well thank you all. This is a symbolic conferment by the University; students do not receive their actual diplomas at this ceremony. School of Public Health students are welcome to participate. Biostatistics and Epidemiology Data Analytics Center (BEDAC), Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice, http://www.bu.edu/commencement/2012/regalia.shtml. Questions about commencement? You right, sitting there now, baking in the sun, thinking about the Celtics game tomorrow, possibly nursing a hangover — there’s one down here I’ve been watching — saying to yourself — she knows who she is — “Wow, that’s a lot of pressure. Today at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 1573 undergraduate students accepted their degrees as part of the 112th Commencement ceremonies before a crowd of 10,500 family and friends -- among the largest number of attendees a UMass Dartmouth Commencement has ever drawn. More information about the All-University Commencement can be found here. Commencement 2012. Our mission is to provide the most accurate transcripts of videos and audios online. Regalia for commencement: Everyone who participates in the academic ceremonies on commencement weekend is required to wear a cap and gown as approved by the University. You’re connected. But what I know, is I know one thing for certain: No graduating class gets to choose the world they graduate into — just as you can’t choose your siblings and your parents. I know what it’s like to plant a kiss on a life lived fully , and I can tell you from experience that, once you understand that, Professor Bellow’s right: that no further explanation is necessary. A small co-ed high school for the intellectually curious whose curriculum combines liberal arts coursework with classes at Boston University. 23. Terms & conditions apply. 1.1K likes. Photo: Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, delivers Boston University's commencement address during graduation ceremonies on the schools campus in Boston, May 20, 2012. They shape the things the way they are today, they define the human condition. What is different, though, is the chance that each generation has to make history and to make it larger or, in my business, to program it better. More than 850 graduates from 54 different countries received degrees today at Berklee's 2010 commencement, held at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. And, on that score, your generation’s opportunities are greater than any generation’s in modern history. www.bu.edu. Live it to the full. Please contact Mary Murphy-Phillips, Director of Student Services (mcmurph@bu.edu or 617-638-5059) Questions about applying for or the requirements for graduation? Here is the full transcript. , Executive LL.M. 5:34. Michael Convicer Sings the National Anthem at Boston University's 2012 Commencement Ceremony. The University Commencement speaker will be announced at Senior Breakfast. The BUSPH Commencement Ceremony for 2012 will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 5pm at Agganis Arena (925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02215). The BUSPH Commencement Ceremony for 2012 will be held Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 5pm at Agganis Arena (925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston 02215). Here is the full transcript. Visit Back2BU for the latest updates and information on BU's response to COVID-19. The University Leadership is closely working with State and … Students who graduate in September or January are encouraged to participate in the May commencement exercises. Northestern University’s 2012 commencement. With a wide variety of venues to offer, Boston University is the perfect location to host your next event! Check out the BUSPH 2012 Commencement Webpage for details about commencement! And this comes from his novel “Henderson and the Rain King.” And I stand before you today as someone who considers himself an adorer of life. What’s the first thing that you guys do when you wake up? Boston University Academy, Boston, MA. Welcome to them too of course. Now every class has its own unique challenges. You can write the code for all of us. CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY National Anthem Michael Convicer COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS’12 Invocation The Reverend Dr. Robert Allan Hill DEAN OF MARSH CHAPEL, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Student Speaker Leila Belmahi COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ’12 Presentation of the Class Gift Fernando J. Read some email, comb through your social networks? Please suggest your favorite videos and audios for transcription. You used to have a professor here — a decent writer by the name of Saul Bellow. You are emblems of the sense of possibility that will define this new age. “Here we are, smile, you’re on camera.”, There’s this joke, by the way, about the college kid getting mugged, who says, “Hold on, hold on, I need to update my status, telling my friends that now I’m getting mugged, then I’ll give you my phone.”. BU Law’s Commencement was a wonderful and spirited affair, highlighted by our […] By ipilar | Posted in ELLM Blog | Also tagged Boston University School of Law commencement 2012 , Boston University School of Law LL.M. Tufts University's Commencement and Degree Conferral. Tickets are not required for either the SPH Ceremony or the All-University Ceremony. March 14th, 2012. Doctoral candidates must rent regalia. Introducing speaker: I now call upon Eric Schmidt to deliver the 139th Commencement address of Boston University. This generation — your generation — is the first fully connected generation the world has ever known. Photo: Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, delivers Boston University's commencement address during graduation ceremonies on the schools campus in Boston, May 20, 2012. Students who graduate in September or January are encouraged to participate in the May commencement exercises. BUSPH Student Services also has a limited supply of academic regalia to loan to students who plan to attend commencement. This is no different. Some of you are probably texting right now or tweeting this speech. Well, graduates, now let me to explain. Google executive chairman Eric. Right? University President Robert A. Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Eagles, 27-time Grammy Award winner Alison Krauss, and innovative Ethiopian musician Mulatu … A BUSPH student and guest speaker are featured in this ceremony. Currently, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is in Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan and large-scale indoor and outdoor gatherings/events are still prohibited. Those who understand will require no further explanation.”. In a 2012 commencement speech to arts students at Boston University, Nimoy talked about advice he got from and other life lessons. E. Schmidt will give Boston University’s 139th Commencement address on Sunday, May 20, at Nickerson Field. Commencement Weekend 2021 is scheduled for May 13-16, 2021. Transcript: Google’s Eric Schmidt at 2012 Boston University Commencement Speech, The Power of Truth Telling: Christine Carter (Full Transcript), Cameron Herold: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs (Transcript), Google’s Eric Schmidt at 2012 Boston University Commencement Speech, Full Transcript: President Joe Biden’s Inaugural Address, The Science of How the Body Heals Itself: William Li (Transcript), How Can Illegal Drugs Help Our Brains: David Nutt (Transcript), Deep Dive: What We Are Learning from The Language of Whales: James Nestor (Transcript), Confessions of a Bad Exerciser: Christine Carter (Full Transcript). It’s an honor to look out on the next generation of BU Terriers. What can I do?” “Where can I plant my kiss?”. Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman, Google, Thank you. Interesting. Limbo III COLLEGE OF GENERAL STUDIES ’10 Graduation season is upon us. program , Executive LL.M. Kenneth Gamble Delivers Commencement Address. Eric Schmidt. The cost for a complete doctoral regalia rental is $95. BUSPH May graduates will be awarded their diplomas at the SPH ceremony. For details about regalia, visit http://www.bu.edu/commencement/2012/regalia.shtml. Your laptop? BUSPH May graduates will be awarded their diplomas at the SPH ceremony. Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt delivered his commencement address at 2012 Boston University Commencement ceremony on May 20, 2012. Changing your status, smiling. Leslie Friday. Report. Browse more videos. And you’re using these connections to strengthen the invisible ties that hold humanity together, and to deepen our understanding of the world around us. Listen to the MP3 Audio here:Google’s Eric Schmidt at 2012 Boston University Commencement Speech. Please note that there are three graduation dates each year (September 25, January 25, and May), but there is only one Commencement in May, which takes place on a weekend specified by the Charles River Campus. Please visit the BUSPH Registrar’s Graduation Information page, or contact the Registrar’s Office directly. With Commencement today, we close our year of commemorating Harvard’s 375th birthday. “I’m awake! Identity and connection — concepts as old as humanity itself — they make up so much of what we are, who we are now. It’s great to be here, and it’s an honor to have been invited. Listen to the MP3 Audio here: Google’s Eric Schmidt at 2012 Boston University Commencement Speech. Commencement 2021. May 3, 2012. The SPH Student Services Office functions as the event coordinator for Commencement. More information regarding loaner regalia will be posted to the Student Insider as this date gets closer. Well, that’s your question to answer. The cost for a complete master’s package is $113. No decisions have been made about the status of Commencement celebrations at this time. Globe Staff May 11, 2012. Now let me give you a quote: “I am a true adorer of life, and if I can’t reach as high as the face of it, I plant my kiss somewhere lower down. Every class enters a history that, up to that point, is being written for it. From an exuberant party for 18,000 in torrential rain and ankle-deep mud here in Tercentenary Theatre last fall to today’s invocation of John Harvard’s spirit still walking the Yard, we have celebrated this special year and this institution’s singular and distinguished history. And it also best, in my view, sums up what a fantastic university like BU tries to inculcate in every one of you who sets foot on this beautiful campus. 270 likes. Pretty amazing. Boston University also holds an All-University Commencement Ceremony in May. 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