Commencement — A Shining Moment

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Peters, who was this year’s Commencement speaker, gave each graduate a commemorative cartoon of Grimmy graduating. (WUSTL Photographic Services)

Washington University held its 151st Commencement Fri., May 18. As the morning sun shone brightly on Brookings Quadrangle, the ceremony was one to remember — including a rousing Commencement address by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Peters; an inspirational speech by Alex Cooper, senior class president; the conferring of honorary degrees; the singing of the “Alma Mater” and much more.

For more information, visit Commencement.

Leave a Comment

Comments and respectful dialogue are encouraged, but content will be moderated. Please, no personal attacks, obscenity or profanity, selling of commercial products, or endorsements of political candidates or positions. We reserve the right to remove any inappropriate comments. We also cannot address individual medical concerns or provide medical advice in this forum.