If You Want to Change the World, Start By Making Your Bed

U.S. Navy Admiral William H. McRaven

In his commencement speech at the University of Texas-Austin, U.S. Navy Admiral William H. McRaven gives some unusual – an unusually inspirational – advice for all of us.

Father and Son Graduate College Together

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On Sunday, two Dorian Joyners donned their caps and gowns to graduate from Morehouse College in Georgia, where the commencement speech was given by President Obama.

David Foster Wallace’s “This is Water” Speech is Now a Beautiful Short Film (Video)


DFW’s famous commencement speech has been turned into a short film.

Robert Krulwich Commencement Address Gives Parents Words to Remember

The Graduate

As graduation season approaches, a father of toddlers crashes college graduation ceremony to get some perspective

From Homeless to Heroes


How a group of homeless men and women are redefining what it means to be good and successful.