Lessons learned outside the
On Thursday, 5,205 seniors from Johns Hopkins University
will cross a stage on Homewood Field to receive their
diplomas, joining thousands of seniors across the country
in celebrating the end of their undergraduate years and the
beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Along with degrees in everything from
biomedical engineering to philosophy, many newly minted
Johns Hopkins graduates will leave the university with more
than just the lessons learned inside their classrooms. For
them, a combination of classwork and real world experience
gained through volunteer programs has prepared them for the
world that awaits them.
Senior Babak Nazer says his experiences
outside the classroom have broadened his horizons and
helped him choose a career path.
Ceremonies put cap on 127th
A scholarly journey ends for the more than 5,200 students
who will receive degrees and certificates from the various
academic divisions of Johns Hopkins this week. As the
university's 127th academic year draws to a close, a new
tradition is set to begin as, literally, the sky will be
the limit for many graduates. The hope is that it's a sunny
Forsaking the big tent used in past
years, the 2003 universitywide commencement -- as well as
the Homewood undergraduate, Whiting School graduate and
SPSBE diploma ceremonies -- will be held on the open-air
Homewood Field, located at the northern end of the Homewood
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