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New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman, Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert, Stevie Wonder, Cokie Roberts and More Salute Tulane University Graduates

May 4, 2011

Mike Strecker
Phone: 504-865-5210

mstreck@tulane.edu

Tulane University's 2011 Commencement to feature Thomas Friedman, Cokie Roberts, Stevie Wonder and Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert.

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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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Page URL: http://tulane.edu/news/releases/pr_05042011.cfm

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