With fewer than ten days remaining until Commencement, the needed structures are starting to appear. I took a walk through the heart of the University campus this morning and found the platform and tent that will be used for the main graduation ceremony that precedes Fletcher’s event for the conferring of diplomas.
We’ve enjoyed fantastic weather lately and the warm temperatures have coaxed into bloom the flowers and trees that are running a little behind schedule, due to our crazy winter.
The Fletcher exam period ended yesterday, and the Hall of Flags is nearly deserted this morning. Some students are still completing research papers and may also have exams at other schools where they have cross-registered for classes. But most first-year students are off to internships and second-year students are starting their “Dis-Orientation” week today. Dis-Orientation is the official/unofficial student-organized week of social events that is the closing bracket on the Fletcher experience that began with Orientation at the start of their studies.
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