Post Commencement News2

News posted on May 15 2014

Alvin Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle Delivers Keynote Address at 136th Commencement

'It's not about finding yourself, it's about BEING yourself'

Commencement Honorees 2014

News posted on May 01 2014

Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Headlines University of the Arts' 136th Commencement Ceremony

Robert L. Battle to give keynote address; bassist/producer/musical director Adam W. Blackstone '04 (Justin Timberlake) and Emmy-winning sound editor Jeffrey Stern '75 ("Boardwalk Empire") to receive Silver Star Alumni Awards.

Neil Gaiman book signing

News posted on May 15 2013

Author Neil Gaiman's 'Make Good Art' Speech Still an Inspiration

The graphic novelist releases book based on 2012 Commencement address, hosts Q&A and book signing for UArts community.

Commencement 2013 headshots

News posted on Apr 19 2013

Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Douglas Carter Beane Headlines University of the Arts' 135th Commencement

Cermeony takes place May 16 at the Academy of Music.

Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman

News posted on Jan 08 2013

Neil Gaiman's 'Make Good Art' Commencement Speech to Become Book

Print edition of award-winning author’s advice to UArts graduates is designed by renowned book designer Chip Kidd.

News posted on May 25 2012

Neil Gaiman's Commencement Advice Is Internet Sensation

Address by the award-winning author and graphic novelist is being called the best commencement speech of 2012.