The 2016 commencement season has featured big names in politics, activism and show business. This year, graduates have found meaning in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s assertion that everyone’s stories are essential and have been inspired to act on Jane Goodall’s advice to live to their full human potential.
The Class of 2016 has seen Arianna Huffington advocate for sleep and Barack Obama critique the idea of building walls.
Above, watch some of the highlights from this year’s speakers. You can also read their full speeches at the links below: