Back in August, I shared the news that I’d be coming here to New York this academic year to study business and economics journalism.
Nine months later — and I can still hardly believe it’s true — I’ve finished. Here’s the proof:
Here I am with some pals before the main Columbia commencement ceremony yesterday morning:
And below — and on YouTube here — is an especially fun moment from the conclusion of the event.
Once things had ended, Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” blasted from the loudspeakers. And then came this more contemporary New York-related anthem…
Yesterday afternoon was the Journalism School commencement event, which included a talk by Errol Morris and remarks by Nicholas Lemann, our outgoing dean, and others.
You can find more details about that gathering on the Journalism School’s site.
So what comes next for me? Stay tuned.
Thanks, as ever, for reading.