Sheryl Lee Ralph has become a staple in the entertainment industry, with an acclaimed career spanning over three decades. From bringing characters to life on screen, performing on Broadway, producing, landing the title of national best-selling author with her literary debut to her deep-rooted philanthropic endeavors that touch lives across the world. Ralph is an award-winner of an Emmy, Critics Choice, and Independent Spirit Awards.
Looking Back at Commencement 2023
Congratulations Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Class of 2023
Additional Commencement Videos
Listed below are video segments of the 257th Anniversary Commencement celebration. To view a video click on the link below or visit the Rutgers Commencement YouTube channel.
Congratulations Class of 2023! Graduates' names from Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences are showcased on our website for families and friends around the world to view.
Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients
These individuals have distinguished themselves by making major contributions to their professions and communities
Karikó is an adjunct professor of neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. For four decades, her research has been focusing on RNA-mediated mechanisms with the ultimate goal of developing in vitro-transcribed mRNA for protein therapy.
Mark A. Angelson is the chair of the Institute of International Education, the nonpartisan world leader in international education and scholar rescue, that administers the Fulbright Scholarships for the U.S. Department of State and hundreds of other programs from offices around the globe. Angelson has served as chair of Rutgers University’s Board of Governors and currently serves as board vice chair.