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Obama ASU Address: Watch The Commencement Speech (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down for full video President Obama delivered the commencement address at Arizona State University on Wednesday night. Obama began by gently...

"Daily Show" Goes To ASU To Find Out Why They Snubbed Obama (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo and Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Just over a month ago HuffPost citizen reporter Dawn Teo wrote about ASU's refusal to give President Obama the customary honorary degree for deliverin...

An Honorary Degree Is Not An Endorsement

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

Bestowing an honorary degree acknowledges importance, distinction, and achievement; it is not a blanket endorsement. Surely, Obama's importance, distinction and achievements merit such honors.

Sam Stein

Obama And ASU: Who Has Received An Honorary Degree?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

William P. Carey founded and chaired the real estate investment-banking firm, W.O. Carey & Co. LLC, in New York City. His company owns more than 650 c...

An Honorary Degree for Kermit The Frog But Not President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The reason for the degree snub then can't be lack of merit or a lack of a body of work. It's something else and that something else speaks to the politics and money behind who gets an honorary degree and why they get it.