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2017 Commencement

Arts, Sciences & Engineering will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on the River Campus Eastman Quadrangle, beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 21. During this ceremony degrees will be conferred for all bachelor's candidates. Individual diplomas are presented at the departmental diploma ceremonies.

The Economics diploma ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 21 at 11:15am in Strong Auditorium.

Elhanan Helpman of Harvard University to present the first Jones Lecture

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Time and Location TBD

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Did you know?

  • The Department of Economics is ranked among the top in the nation. In fact, because of our relatively small faculty size, the department ranks among the top five on a per-faculty basis.

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  • Rochester’s economics PhD program—in existence since the 1950s—was created in part by Lionel McKenzie, one of the leading economists of the time.

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  • Our graduates are prepared for careers in business and government as well as graduate studies in business administration, economics, public policy, law, and more.

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