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Commencement 2004
Happy graduates at Commencement Convocation 2004

UC Berkeley Web Feature

Tie dye in the tiers An only-at-Cal celebration: Convocation melds tradition, innovation, homilies, profundities, flippancy, poetry, protest and celebration into a graduation with a distinctly Berkeley feel. Full webcast
Exit sign on a mortarboard Words of wisdom: The Berkeleyan samples what graduation keynote speakers — luminaries from every walk of life — had to say to the Class of 2004.
Graduate montage What's Next? With graduation behind them, Berkeley's Class of 2004 looks in the crystal ball and talks about where they will go from here.
Graduate Sights and sounds of Commencement
     Slide show with audio
     Slide show without audio
Chancellor Berdahl 'Truth is never served by secrecy': Chancellor Berdahl's final commencement address. Webcast
Emily Kagan Note to Self: Poetry slam veteran Emily Kagan. Webcast
Ted Koppel Real-life experiences and extraordinary people: Newscaster Ted Koppel's keynote address at Commencement. Webcast
Margaret Acc-Chia Chow 'Remain courageous in the face of opposition and uncertainty': University Medalist Margaret Chow's Commencement address. Webcast
Margaret Chow profile: "Make this campus yours"
University Medal finalists Meet the University Medal finalists:
Leadership depends on dialogue, says ex-ASUC president Jesse Gabriel
From Istanbul to Berkeley, Perin Gurel is on the lookout for new challenges
David Young relies on faith and family to bring his vision to life
Would-be physician Maria Garcia gives back to the Latin-American community
After changing her major and her mind, Deann Del Rio takes on modern medicine
2004 in balloons Seniors.berkeley.edu: A guide for grads and their families, including Frequently Asked Questions and helpful links to commencement information.