Who Gets to Make Commencement Speeches (and Why)?
Why are battles over just who gets the honor of toasting new graduates—and what they say—always so heated?
New Graduates’ Favorite JSTOR Articles
When JSTOR saved the day...Recent college grads remember the articles that helped them with their research before graduation.
The Delightful Language of Commencement
Commencement speeches have inspired, motivated and captivated many. Just what makes the words found in them so wonderful and life-affirming?
The History of Graduation Ceremonies and Other School Rituals
Graduation ceremonies and traditions have certainly changed over the past 100 years.