May 24, 2013
NYU's 181st Commencement Ceremony
Credit: NYU Photo Bureau, Gallo
New York University's 181st Commencement exercises were held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Yankee Stadium. President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton presided over the event, which presented several honorary degrees including to renowned litigator David Boies (LAW ’67), lead counsel in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the historic same-sex marriage civil rights case now before the Supreme Court, and Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone (TSOA ’71).
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The Archivist's Angle
181 Years of NYU Commencement
By Erin Shaw (GSAS '14)
On Wednesday, May 22, more than 12,000 graduates received their degrees at Yankee Stadium at New York University’s 181st commencement ceremony. Though today commencement is a large and jubilant affair, the tradition started with humble beginnings.
Speakers on the Square
Recap: Baseball as a Road to God
On May 9, the New York University Alumni Association presented the 15th event in the Speakers on the Square series, marking the completion of eight years of incredible lectures by distinguished alumni and faculty.
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