Brandeis University President Ron Liebowitz delivers remarks at Commencement.
A warm embrace after four years of growth in and out of the classroom.
Carina Ray, associate professor of African and Afro-American Studies, served as the Commencement announcer.
The flag of the Class of 2018.
Avery Dowd '18 sings the Star-Spangled Banner.
All smiles on a momentous graduation day.
Meyer Koplow '72, P'02, P'05, reminds the crowd that Brandeis isn't a singular object or a place, but its people.
Legendary Israeli folk singer Chava Alberstein is conferred an honorary degree in arts.
Seated with friends as the Commencement ceremonies unfold.
Mary Sue Coleman (second from left), President of the Association of American Universities, is conferred an honorary degree; Also pictured: Provost Lisa Lynch (far left), President Ron Liebowitz (center right), and Biology professor Eve Marder.
Following along with the graduation day festivities.
Freeman Hrabowski III, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is conferred an honorary degree.
From left: Provost Lisa Lynch, Jay Ruderman '88, Shira Ruderman, Monika Mitra, P'21, and Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz.
Honorary degree recipient Chava Alberstein performs a song during Commencement.
Keynote speaker Freeman A. Hrabowski III addresses the crowd.
The Class of 2018 celebrates during Commencement.
Freeman Hrabowski during his speech.
Wil Jones '18 gestures to his classmates from the podium.
Graduates pose with the granite sign outside the Brandeis main entrance.
Sarah Elizabeth Mabry MA'18 gives the graduate student address.
Graduates celebrate during Commencement proceedings.
Mark A. Surchin, president of the Brandeis University Alumni Association, addresses the crowd.
The crowd empties from Gosman Sports and Convocation Center.