MIT's 146th Commencement: by the numbers
In the past few weeks, Killian Court has undergone a transformation in preparation for MIT’s 146th Commencement: Shrubs have been planted, the grass meticulously mowed, nearly 14,000 chairs precisely aligned, and a stage — to be crossed by some 2,500 graduates — built and reinforced.
On Friday, June 8, 2012, the riverside courtyard will teem with more than 10,000 guests: families and friends who will travel from near and far to watch their graduate receive a hard-earned diploma.
See some of the numbers behind putting on the Institute's largest annual event.
Read more at MIT News: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2012/commencement-advance-0606.html