Commencement 2016

Shaun Mataire in mortar board and sunglasses

Shaun Mataire, computer science major from Harare, Zimbabwe.

Two people napping on red and white checked picnic blanket

Phineas Schlossberg, computer science major from St. George, Vt., and Rosie Crockett, English major from Towson, Md., at the all-campus picnic.
Zadie Smith at lecturn

Award-winning novelist Zadie Smith was the Commencement speaker. She told the graduating seniors, “Generations are defined by the projects they take on together.”

Graduate with diploma with mortarboard wreathed in flowers

Jeanette W Au, an independent major focused on international affairs, from Honolulu, Hawaii.

Kington and Davis hugging

Dan Davis, a math major and president of the Student Government Association this year, and President Raynard S. Kington.
Students receive congratulations from professors lining the processional path.

Rosie O’Brien (left), a political science and studio art double major from Lawrence, Kansas, and Kit Nika, an English major from Springfield, Ill., during procession.


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