Conan Headlines YouTube’s First Live Campus Commencement at Dartmouth Sunday Morning

By on 06/10/2011 11:59 AM @beet_tv

SAN BRUNO/HANOVER/PALO ALTO — YouTube, which has recently introduced its live streaming platform, will stream its first live commencement from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire this Sunday (6.12) at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Dartmouth's YouTube channel.

Late night comedian Conan O'Brien is the commencement speaker.  Honorary degrees will be presented to former President George H. W. Bush, the new News Corp education czar Joel Klein and others.

Stanford Live

At 12:30 EDT, the live stream of the Stanford commencement in Palo Alto will begin. The commencement speaker is Mexican President Felipe Calderón.

In April, Beet.TV visited the San Bruno headquarters of YouTube to interview Joshua Siegal about YouTube's new live streaming offering.   We have republished the interview today.

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