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New Student Tip #5: Graduation Terminology

As a Northwestern student expecting to receive a degree, it will be helpful to understand two terms associated with graduation: Commencement: the university-wide ceremony at which speakers address all students, and the university President verbally (and thus only ceremoniously) confers degrees upon the students. For the MSC program, names of the previous year’s cohort are

New Student Tip 4: Apps!

Tip #4: Northwestern apps. With commencement approaching, I recently received an email about an app that can be used for schedules and other information regarding the ceremony. Figuring this might be handy at some point, I searched the app store on my phone for “Northwestern University,” and I was surprised to find several apps in

Northwestern University’s 156th Annual Commencement

On June 20th, about 15 MSC to-be graduates participated in Northwestern University’s 156th Annual Commencement.  We all met at Francis Searle, helped one another figure out how to wear our ‘hoods’, took photos, met family members, and then hopped on the shuttle bus to Ryan Field. Upon arriving at the field, we became part of the

Seth Maxwell to Give MSC 2014 Convocation Keynote Address

MSC is pleased to announce that Seth Maxwell, founder and CEO of The Thirst Project, will deliver the keynote address at convocation on August 9, 2014. About Seth Maxwell Seth Maxwell is the Founder & CEO of The Thirst Project. The Thirst Project has made a bold commitment to ending the clean water crisis. In