News and Articles About Commencement addresses
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Peter Thiel, investor and co-founder of Palantir and PayPal, spoke about unconventional paths at the Hamilton College Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Sheryl Sandberg spoke publicly about her husband's death for the first time at the University of California at Berkeley Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Comedian Jim Carrey's 2014 commencement message illustrated the importance of always choosing love over fear.
Take a look at our round up of the best advice and insights from newsmakers and thought leaders this year.
Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
"You can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
The former New York City mayor chastised college students across the country for censoring conservative voices.
'I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped,' the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times told Wake Forest grads. 'When that happens, show what you are made of.'
Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
The Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator and star tells Merrimack College graduates to create their own opportunities.
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Tory Burch defined entrepreneur not as a job title, but a state of mind during her 2014 commencement address, telling graduates that achievement requires good old fashioned tenacity and hard work.