The big picture

Published: May 2014


An audience of more than 20,000 gathered in Alumni Stadium on May 19 to celebrate the University’s 138th Commencement, at which 2,182 undergraduates and 1,307 graduate students were awarded degrees. As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, JD’76, delivered the Commencement address, Gary Wayne Gilbert, director of University photography, captured the scene using a camera mounted on a robotic device. In two and a half minutes, Gilbert took 21 adjacent shots, which he then wove into a single image.

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This feature was posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 and is filed under Interactive Features.