Tag: commencement 2015

John Waters Gives the Best Graduation Speech


John Waters Remakes Pink Flamingos for Children

We’ve had some excellent commencement speakers visiting Baltimore over the past few weeks (and past few years). But no one is quite like John Waters.

Relive Commencement Speeches from John Harbaugh, Pixar’s President


harbaughThere are going to be a lot of new college grads around town this weekend. Before they were sent off on the streets of Baltimore, some of our leaders provided words of inspiration. Here’s a look at the local commencement speeches, and a chance to watch some of them:

MICA Announces Commencement Speaker, Honorary Degree Recipients



The Maryland Institute College of Art commencement takes place two weeks from today. As you might expect from a world-class art institution, MICA has enlisted an admirable group of artists, critics, historians, and general geniuses to be on hand for the event.

Say Hello to Johns Hopkins’ Impressive Honorary Degree Recipients



You have to be pretty special to get a degree from Johns Hopkins, which means you have to be extra special to be deemed worthy of an honorary degree. This year’s recipients are a laudable bunch, including a Baltimore politician, distinguished musicians, and a public health hero.