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Effective March 10, 2020, all Duke-sponsored events over 50 people have been cancelled, rescheduled, postponed or virtualized.
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Commencement Student Speaker Information Session

All September and December 2019 graduates and/or May 2020 degree candidates are invited to submit a speech that, if chosen, will be given at the commencement ceremony. All speeches must be submitted by midnight on March 18, 2020. Finalists will be asked to deliver their speeches to the selection committee at a later date. The information sessions will describe the do's and don'ts of what makes a good commencement speech.