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Commencement Colloquy


The President’s Commencement Colloquy

The grand tradition of the President's Commencement Colloquy - a lively and thought-provoking panel discussion moderated by President Jackson - will be held on May 21, 2021, and the theme for the discussion will be “Grand Challenges of Humanity … Opportunity in Disruption.”

Dr. John L. Anderson
President of the National Academy of Engineering
The Honorable Ashton B. Carter
Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government
Director and Chief Executive of the Francis Crick Institute
Dr. Fauci
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); Chief, NIAID Laboratory of Immunoregulation National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute