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2019 Induction Weekend: Induction Ceremony

Oct 12, 2019 |
Cambridge, MA
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We invite all newly elected members to join us for the induction ceremony. Following an introduction from Academy President David Oxtoby, a greeting to our International Honorary Members from James Cuno, reading of the traditions of membership, and a performance by the Boston Children's Chorus, we will hear from our class speakers.

Our Class I: Mathematical and Physical Sciences speakers are climatologists Ellen Mosley-Thompson and Lonnie G. Thompson. The Class II: Biological Sciences speaker is microbiologist Jo Handelsman. For Class III: Social and Behavioral Sciences, we will hear from diplomat Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein. Our Class IV: Humanities and Arts speaker is historian Margaret D. Jacobs, and the speaker for Class V: Public Affairs, Business, and Administration is lawyer and advocate Sherrilyn Ifill.