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McCormick PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 4 p.m.

Location: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive map it

Order Your Regalia

Regalia is required for graduates participating in the ceremony.  The regalia ordering deadline has passed.  If you require assistance with regalia, please contact Elizabeth Rentfro.

Event Streaming

The ceremony will be recorded and there will be a live video feed, which you can share with family and friends who are not able to attend.

Live Stream

Graduation Speaker

Sharmila Mulligan (’88, WCAS ’88, KSM ’94) serves on the board of directors for several Fortune 500 and technology companies. Most recently, she served as chief

strategy officer at Alteryx. She joined Alteryx through the company’s acquisition of ClearStory Data, a data analytics firm, where she served as founder and chief executive officer. Mulligan previously served as executive vice president for Aster Data Systems Inc. until its acquisition by Teradata. Prior to Aster Data, Mulligan was executive vice president of products and marketing at Opsware Inc. from 2002 until its acquisition by HP Inc. in 2007, when she became HP’s vice president of software solutions. She has also led product management and held vice president positions at Netscape Communications, Microsoft, and General Magic.

Mulligan is also a strategic adviser to several high-growth technology companies that are on IPO trajectories, and an active investor in numerous enterprise software and consumer technology companies. She holds bachelor’s degrees in computer science and economics from Northwestern, as well as an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. She currently serves on the advisory board for Northwestern Engineering’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Board of Visitors for Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

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Department and Program Celebrations

Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduation Reception

Date: Tuesday, December 6, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Willens Wing Atrium, Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road
Contact: Nataliya Panchyshyn

Master of Biotechnology (MBP) Graduation Celebration

Date: Friday, December 9, Noon–2 p.m.
Location: Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive
Contact: Olivia Rae Cerra-Krawiec

Master of Engineering Management (MEM) Graduation Celebration

Date: Saturday, December 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: Walter’s Athletic Center (Room TBD), 2255 Campus Drive
Contact: Miriam Williams

Master of Science in Analytics (MSiA) Graduation Celebration

Date: Saturday, December 10, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: Kellogg Global Hub, White Auditorium, 2211 Campus Drive
Contact: Kathy Benson

Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI) Graduation Celebration

Date: Sunday, December 4, 6–8 p.m.
Location: Rezas Restaurant, 1557 Sherman Avenue, Evanston
Contact: Shawn Smith

Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) End-of-Quarter Gathering and Graduation Celebration

Date: Saturday, November 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Location: Firehouse Grill, 750 Chicago Ave., Evanston
Contact: Stephen Dowling

Master of Science in Robotics (MSR) Graduation Celebration

Date: Saturday, December 10, Noon–2 p.m.
Location: AB Infill Atrium, Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road
Contact: Logan Hart

MBAi Graduation Reception

Date: Friday, December 9, 5-7 p.m.
Location: White Auditorium, The Global Hub, 2211 Campus Drive
Contact: Renaissance McIntyre

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Spring Graduation Ceremonies


Monday, June 12, 2023, 9 a.m.

Location: Ryan Field

Visit the Northwestern Commencement website for more information.

McCormick PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony

Sunday, June 11, 2023, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena

McCormick Undergraduate Convocation

Sunday, June 11, 2023, 5 p.m.

Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena

Questions: northwestern-engineering-events@northwestern.edu

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