Tagged: commencement

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks addresses BU COM graduates

Tyler Hicks (COM ’92), a BU alum and New York Times photographer who was held hostage in Libya for four days in March, was the speaker at the College of Communication’s (COM) convocation.  He urged COM’s graduates to “bear witness.”  Watch his address below:

Boston University Commencement 2011: Guide to content and live coverage

Boston University’s 138th All-University Commencement will take place this Sunday, May 22, 2011. For a snapshot of the day’s coverage and ways to participate, check the sections below: Commencement Coverage – For news on Commencement, speaker profiles and Commencement-related activities, visit BU Today’s Commencement 2011 News Coverage landing page. – For a full schedule of […]

Studying a third language through a second: Senior Yue Huang on her BU experience

Senior Yue Huang (COM’11) traveled from her home in Beijing to Boston University, and quickly learned that although she knew English, her American slang could use some work. She didn’t stop there — using her second language to learn her third (Spanish), and eventually her fourth (French). In Points of Departure, Huang talks about growing […]

Katie Couric to deliver commencement address

Boston University today announced that Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of The CBS Evening News, will deliver the commencement address at Boston University’s 138th graduation ceremonies at BU’s Nickerson Field at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Ms. Couric will speak before more than 5,000 graduates and 20,000 guests at New England’s largest graduation […]

Hey Seniors, Check this out

Now that I’m back from Spring Break, I’m faced with a  harsh reality check:  commencement is just around the corner. In fact, exactly 2 months from today we will be filling onto Nickerson Field in those gorgeous red gowns to collect the most important piece of paper we have ever earned. If the very thought […]