Commencement in Pictures
Photo by Stuart Watson
Before assembling on the reviewing stand
to watch the procession along Locust Walk, President
Judith Rodin carried on the tradition of visiting Ben on
the Bench. Joining Penn's founding father and Dr. Rodin
were the honorary degree recipients and Trustee Chairman
James Riepe. From left to right, Dr. Jaroslav Pelikan,
baccalaureate speaker; Ben; Lee Friedlander; Bono, commencement
speaker; Dr. Rodin; Chairman Riepe; and Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn.
Not in the photo above, musician
Max Roach, who was unable to attend the Commencement due
to his health, but still recieved an honorary degree which
was presented to his daughter, in his absence.
Photos by Marguerite Miller
Provost Robert Barchi, Commencement
Speaker Bono, and President Judith Rodin at the reviewing
stand on Locust Walk.
of the University Leslie Kruhly.
The bagpipers provide the familiar sounds
of the Penn processional.
The Class of 2004 on Franklin Field.
The Almanac online
slide show, presents a quick pictorial presentation (running
time 5 minutes)--a
montage of memorable moments mixed with the festive fanfare
and friendly farewells, from the colorful procession along
Locust Walk to Franklin Field and back to College Green.
streaming video of Penn's 248th
Commencement--from the processional to the recessional (2
hours and 49 minutes) see www.upenn.edu/commencement/webcast.html.