Emory University’s Class of 2005 numbers 3,423 (now) former students, and the 160th Commencement ceremony on the Quadrangle, Monday, May 16, celebrated the accomplishments of every one of them. Recently retired NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw delivered the keynote speech. Following Brokaw’s address (and the presentation of honorary degrees and several faculty and student awards), the main stage was turned over to Emory College. Each student seen above walked across the platform to receive his or her diploma—a ritual duplicated across campus at the individual school ceremonies.
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Emory sends off next generation of grads
The more than 3,400 members of Emory's graduation Class of 2005 represent the best and brightest of their generation. On the sunny morning of Monday, may 16, they received their degrees and were addressed by a master chronicler of generations both past and present.
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