Echoes of voices past

Echoes of voices past

Washington University has hosted luminaries who have inspired and challenged us. Alumni and faculty recall their memories of hearing three notable speakers on campus.

Volunteers needed for December ceremony

The Commencement Office is seeking volunteers for the December Degree Candidate Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 in the Athletic Complex Field House.
Chancellor Wrighton’s message to the Class of 2016

Chancellor Wrighton’s message to the Class of 2016

“To quote the late Steve Jobs: ‘You can do it. Don’t be afraid.’ Today is your commencement marking your start to making the world better,” said Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, to the Washington University in St. Louis Class of 2016. “Thank you for taking up this challenge!”
Graduate student Ashley Macrander’s message to graduates

Graduate student Ashley Macrander’s message to graduates

The text of the Commencement speech by graduate student Ashley Macrander, who earned a doctorate in education. 2016 marked the first time a graduate student gave a speech at the universitywide Commencement.
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