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Watch NYU's 185th Commencement on demand.


New York University's 185th Commencement was available to stream live on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT) for those who were unable to attend the ceremony at Yankee Stadium.

President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairman William R. Berkley presided over the event. This year's Honorary Degree recipients included Thomas R. Frieden, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly, Melissa V. Harris-Perry, Jean-Marie Lehn, and Senator Barbara A. Mikulski. Pharrell Williams spoke on behalf of all the honorary degree recipients. Award recipients honored at an earlier date included Anthony Welters and Carl Weisbrod.

Students cheer at Yankee Stadium

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