On May 20, 2011, Washington University celebrated its 150th Commencement exercises. Fashions may have changed over the years (as seen in the photos above), but the ceremony and excitement of the occasion have never waned.
For more news and information on Commencement, including a link to replay the ceremony, visit http://commencement.wustl.edu/. For a complete transcript of Elie Wiesel's Commencement address, visit http://commencement.wustl.edu/history/pastspeakers_recipients/2011/speech/index.html. For Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton’s remarks to the graduating class, visit http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/22355.aspx.