Commencement

Departmental Celebrations

Many departments are planning to hold virtual celebrations for their concentrators during the week of Commencement. Please see the list below of current celebrations. If you do not see your department here, please contact them directly. 

This list will be updated as more celebrations are confirmed. 

April 29 | 2 p.m. EDT

A virtual celebration will be posted to the Anthropology website. 

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April 28 | 2 p.m. EDT

Join JIAAW faculty, graduate students, and concentrators as we celebrate the achievements of our graduating students!

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We would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to all of the Class of 2021 senior undergraduate students from Brown University and the Program in Biology! Although we were unable to hold a diploma ceremony in person this year, many of the program's faculty and staff came together to create a website of congratulations for you all: https://biology.brown.edu/biology-celebrates-class-2021.

April 28 | 5 p.m. EDT

Join Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations for the BEO Class of 2021 Virtual Celebration. 

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Visit our graduation page on April 30 to view messages from our Department Chair, DGS, and others who have added their videos and congratulations on our tribute wall. Our 2021 Commencement slide show will feature all 2020-21 Chemistry Department graduates.

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April 30 | 11 a.m. EDT

Please join Brown University’s Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences for a celebration of our 2021 graduates. This is a virtual event.

Please email [email protected] for the Zoom link if you have not already RSVP’d for this event or received the link from our Chairman. 

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April 30 | 2 p.m. EDT

A virtual celebration will be held.

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Visit the Computer Science website for a special congratulatory video that will be launched on Commencement Weekend. 

April 29 | 8 - 9:30 p.m. EDT

Please join Brown University’s Concentration in Contemplative Studies for a celebration of our 2020 and 2021 graduates.  This is a virtual event. 

To receive a Zoom link, please contact [email protected]

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April 29 | 12 p.m. EDT

Join East Asian Studies as they celebrate their 2021 graduates. Registration required. 

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Please visit the Economics website on Commencement weekend which will feature a tribute to the department's graduating seniors: economics.brown.edu.

April 30 | Noon EDT

Please register to receive the link to the Education Virtual Commencement Celebration.  A Virtual reception  will immediately follow via this link where graduates and their guests can connect with professors and/or one another.

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A celebratory webpage and video is now available on the School of Engineering website. 

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A celebratory website will be made available on the English website. More information to follow. 

April 29 | Noon EDT

During this celebration, graduating seniors & their families will join IBES faculty & staff in viewing a video about this year's Environmental Studies & Sciences graduating seniors. Following the event there will be time for virtual discussion.

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April 29 | 4 p.m. EDT

The DEEPS community will be coming together on Thursday, April 29th at 4:00 pm to celebrate our graduating seniors, and our Ph.D. and Master’s Degree students.

Although we cannot be together in person, we are hoping that we can all join in congratulating our seniors, Ph.D., and Master’s students on their accomplishments.

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April 26 | 2 p.m. EDT

Please join us for a virtual celebration in honor of the Hispanic Studies Department's 2021 graduating seniors! There will be some words from our faculty, special passages read by our students, and a surprise video!

Registration Required

April 28 | 11 a.m. EDT

Join the History Department as they celebrate their graduates. 

Registration Required

April 29 | 2:30 p.m. EDT

Students, alumni, families, friends and colleagues are invited to join us in celebration of the 2021 class of PhD students and undergraduates graduating in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture. A virtual reception for all our alumni follows immediately after the department commencement celebration.

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April 29 | 11 a.m. EDT

A Commencement celebration for Independent Concentrators. 

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April 22 | 2 p.m. EDT

Italian Studies Capstone and Graduation Event

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April 26 | 1:30 p.m. EDT

LACA is proud to hold this Zoom meeting for our Class of 2021 concentrators. Please use the Google form below to register for this event. A link will be emailed to you on April 26. Please Register to receive the link the day of the event. 

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April 29 | 11 a.m. - noon EDT

Master of Public Affairs Year-End Celebration

A gathering of graduating MPA classmates, faculty, and staff to share reflections on the year. Featuring keynote speaker Tom Perez and student speaker Margaret Elam.

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A celebratory website will be available on the Mathematics website. More information to follow. 

April 29 | 4 p.m. EDT

Neuroscience Undergraduate Commencement Celebration

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April 29 | 6 p.m. EDT

Join the Philosophy Department as they celebrate their graduates. Please use password: 532990.

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April 30 | noon EDT

Join the Department of Political Science as they celebrate their graduating seniors. 

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April 29 | 1 p.m. EDT

More information to follow. 

April 29 | 6:30 - 8 p.m. EDT

Please join the Brown University School of Public Health and
Dean Ashish K. Jha, MP, MPH in celebrating the Graduates of the Class of 2021. Registration Required.

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April 29 | Noon EDT

Graduates and their families will receive an invitation from the Sociology Department for this virtual celebration. 

April 27 | 6 p.m. EDT

Join the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance in a virtual celebration of the Class of 2021. 

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May 1, 2021 | 7PM (EST)

Commencement Dance Concert
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Reserve your tickets at tickets.brown.edu

Your confirmation email will include a link to a webpage that will host all Zoom links for the festival. 

May 2, 2021 | 6pm (EST) 

50 Years of Dance @ Brown
featuring a preview of excerpts from a documentary on Julie Adams Strandberg, founder of the Brown Dance Program

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Reserve your tickets at tickets.brown.edu

Your confirmation email will include a link to a webpage that will host all Zoom links for the festival. 

April 28 | 2 p.m. EDT

Join Urban Studies as they celebrate their 2021 graduates. 

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April 29 | 6 p.m. EDT

A virtual Celebration of the class of 2021 Visual Art Concentrators

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