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Class of 2016 Freshman Convocation

Recorded Aug. 27, 2012.

Leading his first Freshman Convocation, President L. Rafael Reif welcomed MIT’s incoming Class of 2016 in Killian Court on Monday under a blazing sun and clear blue skies. “For those of you who haven’t been in Boston or Cambridge,” he joked, “every day feels like this.”

“I feel a very special connection to this class,” the Institute’s new president said. “This is my freshman year, too.”

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MIT Video Productions

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