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Columbia Celebrates Commencement 2005
Photos by Eileen Barroso and Chris Taggart

Stark rays of sunshine finally presided over this year's commencement ceremony as President Lee C. Bollinger addressed over 30,000 parents, family, alumni, faculty and the Class of 2005. The event, which for the previous two years had been battered by steady rainfall, marked the largest graduating class in Columbia's history, with more than 11,000 students receiving degrees.

Shot: May 18, 2005
Published: May 27, 2004
Last modified:Jun 02, 2005