May 4, 2011
Tulane University's 2011 Commencement to feature Thomas Friedman, Cokie Roberts, Stevie Wonder and Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert.VIEW FULL-SIZE PHOTO
WHAT: Tulane University’s 2011 Commencement
WHO: Approximately 2,300 Tulane graduates, their families and friends joined by keynote speaker Thomas Friedman, honorary degree recipients Cokie Roberts, Stevie Wonder and Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert. Other highlights include a full academic procession led by gonfalon-bearing graduates; herald trumpets; performances by Dr. Michael White's Original Liberty Jazz Band and singer Wanda Rouzan; confetti cannon blasts; a traditional New Orleans second-line parade and more.
WHERE: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Section I-2 and J.
WHEN: 4 p.m., Thursday, May 12.
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