Every year, before they receive their diplomas, MIT students line up to hear their names announced in front of thousands of people.

What they may not realize, however, is just how much preparation goes on behind the scenes to ensure a smooth commencement ceremony. The reading of the graduates’ names, the longest portion of most graduation ceremonies, has been boiled down to a science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is holding its 2019 commencement on Friday, June 7.


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