Seven of our students graduated with PhD degrees at the University Commencement ceremony held on Monday, May 23. A reception was held in the department in their honor. Pictured here are new PhDs, from left to right, Timothy Malacarne, Gülay Türkmen-Dervişoğlu, Yingyao Wang, Shai Dromi, and Jin Su Joo. In addition to the new PhDs, nine continuing students were awarded MPhil degrees and six gained MA degrees. Congratulations to all!