NYU will holds its 183rd Annual All-University Commencement in Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Yankee Stadium. Some 25,000 – 30,000 graduates, family members, faculty, and guests are expected to attend.

Photo of students during commencement ceremony

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  • WHAT: NYU will holds its 183rd Annual All-University Commencement in Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Yankee Stadium. Some 25,000 – 30,000 graduates, family members, faculty, and guests are expected to attend.

Sherrilyn Ifill – President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and a leading voice in the national discourse on race and civil rights – will address the graduates and guests on behalf of all the honorary degree recipients.  Other recipients include the pianist Lang Lang, mathematician Peter Lax, humanitarian Graça Simbine Machel, and physician and biomedical researcher Jan Vilcek.

  • WHERE:  Yankee Stadium, East 161st St, Da Bronx.
  • WHEN:   Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Press check-in begins at 8:30a.

 

 

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