IIT College of Science would like to congratulate the students who were officially recognized for their academic achievements during the 146th Commencement Exercise on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
The Illinois Institute of Technology commencement ceremony was officiated by President John L. Anderson whose speech discussed his tenure at IIT as well as the future path of both the university and its graduates.
The commencement address was given by Christine Lagarde, current managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Madame Lagarde spoke of change and how graduates can shape their own journeys, in addition to mentioning that one of her sons was an IIT 2014-15 graduate.
Photos from the College of Science ceremony can be viewed here.
Commencement photos by Thomas Irving
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The biology program at IIT provides a rigorous educational experience in the fundamental areas of biology including genetics, microbiology, cell biology and biochemistry, and structural biophysics. It gives you a firm foundation in the field, both in biological theory and experimentation, so that you may pursue many career paths after leaving IIT.
Our students also benefit from small class sizes, classes taught by faculty (not teaching assistants) who are accessible to students, and individual advising by members of the faculty.
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