“Do something you love, do something that matters. When you are old and gray and you look back on your life, you will want to be proud of what you have done. The source of that pride won’t be the things you have acquired or the recognition you receive. It will be the lives you have touched and the difference you have made,” Steven Chu ’70 told the graduating Class of 2013 during Sunday’s graduation ceremonies.
The former secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy was one of several honorees and guests who helped Rochester students celebrate the University’s 163rd commencement, a three-day series of ceremonies across campus.
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Arts, Sciences & Engineering
Eastman School of Music
Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
School of Medicine and Dentistry
School of Nursing
Warner School of Education
The Simon School of Business celebrates commencement on June 9.