On Monday, June 16, traditional commencement was held for students of the Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences. This marked the first time that an Ayala School Commencement was celebrated under its new name, Katherine Hills ’83, chair of the Ayala School Alumni Club served as the Alumni Mace Marshall. Dr. Jacqueline DuPont Carlson, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dupont Residential Care, Inc. and new member of the Dean’s Leadership Council was the commencement speaker. Dr. DuPont Carlson presented a moving address describing how she discovered a love of serving others, encouraging the graduates to make their professional and personal lives more meaningful by volunteering and having an impact on their local communities. In all, there were 878 members of Ayala School’s Class of 2014, including 822 bachelor’s degrees, 21 master’s degrees and 35 doctorates.