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2008 News in Brief



Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering awards 105 degrees

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Graduates gathered with families, friends and alumni today to celebrate MIT’s 142nd Commencement Exercises. Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for pioneering the microlending movement, delivered the Commencement address in a rain-drenched Killian Court. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering awarded 105 degrees: 22 doctorates; 14 Master of Science degrees; 18 Master of Science in Transportation; 28 Master of Engineering; and 23 Bachelor of Science degrees (seven in environmental engineering, 13 in civil engineering and three undesignated).