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Washington Post Publisher To Deliver JD Commencement Address
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Washington Post Publisher Fred Ryan ’77 JD ’80 to Deliver USC Gould School of Law Commencement Address, Friday May 11
Ambassador Lamia Mekhemar, Consul General of Egypt is the featured speaker
at the G&IP Ceremony
WHAT: USC Gould School of Law Class of 2018 graduation ceremony.
WHEN: Friday, May 11, 2018. The processional march begins at 6 p.m. for the JD students and 7:30 p.m. for the G&IP students.
Fred Ryan, Washington Post publisher since 2014, will deliver the JD commencement address. The Washington Post has distinguished itself as the world’s leader for political reporting. With Ryan at the helm since 2014, reporters have broken countless stories and served as the ever-present watchdog for our representatives in Washington.
For the G&IP ceremony, following the JD ceremony, Ambassador Lamia Mekhemar, Consul General of Egypt will be the featured speaker. Over the course of her illustrious diplomatic career, Ambassador Mekhemar has been an advocate for supporting and furthering the cause of women and children.
PARKING: The closest free parking is at the USC Royal Street and USC Shrine Parking Structures. Click here for a campus map.
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Washington Post Publisher Challenges and Inspires
May 17, 2018
Gould alum Fred Ryan urges new lawyers to keep pace with “disruptive change”
Standout Ceremony for LLM Commencement
May 17, 2018
Representing 46 countries, Class of 2018 is Gould's most diverse ever
Another Person’s Shoes
May 8, 2018
Nigerian lawyer Sharon Obuns wants to use her LLM degree to raise awareness for the benefits of mediation