A Look Back at Commencement 2013
Cory Booker encouraged graduates to “have a vision” in his speech at the 152nd Washington University in St. Louis Commencement ceremony.
Named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine, Cory A. Booker, the mayor of Newark, N.J., is credited with helping revitalize New Jersey’s largest city with his hands-on and innovative approach. On May 17, 2013, Booker addressed approximately 2,800 members of the Class of 2013 and their friends and family members.
2013 Honorary Degree Recipients
Booker received an honorary doctor of laws degree during the ceremony. Five leaders in their fields were also awarded honorary degrees at the 2013 Commencement ceremony.