steven chu

Honorary degree recipients announced

Washington University announced Wednesday afternoon that it will award five honorary degrees during the school’s 149th Commencement on May 21. In addition to Commencement speaker Steven Chu, the U.S. secretary of energy and a Nobel laureate, degrees will be awarded to research physician Brian J. Druker, Joanne Knight, Richard A. Roloff and Nelson S. “Strobe” […]

| Associate Editor

U.S. Secretary of Energy to be 2010 Commencement speaker

Steven Chu will deliver the Commencement address in Brookings Quad to the graduating class of 2010, the University announced on Wednesday evening. Steven Chu will deliver the Commencement address in Brookings Quad to the graduating class of 2010, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced on Wednesday evening. Chu is the secretary of energy for the United States and has long been an advocate for alternative energy sources.

| Senior News Editor

Selection of Chu fitting for class of 2010

From engaging with the vice-presidential debate to lobbying for MetroLink expansion and leading the campus’s response to the , the Class of 2010 has been defined by student activism. From engaging with the vice-presidential debate to lobbying for MetroLink expansion and leading the campus’s response to the incident this fall at Mother’s Bar, the class of 2010 has been defined by student activism.

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