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Warm, sunny weather greeted members of the Class of 2010, family, friends and other guests who participated in MIT's 144th Commencement exercises, held on Friday, June 4 in Killian Court.
In his Commencement address, Raymond S. Stata ’57 told students that as MIT graduates, they were “the best the world has to offer” — and he challenged them to build a better world.
“My charge to you this morning is don’t play it safe — because the risk of inaction is too great,” Stata, chairman and cofounder of Analog Devices Inc., told the more than 2,350 newly minted MIT degree holders in the audience. “Dare to be part of the solution.”