Warren Washington receives honor from Colby College

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivers commencement address

Warren Washington receives honorary degree

NCAR Senior Scientist Warren Washington receives an honorary doctorate from Colby College on Sunday, May 21, 2017, as former Vice President Joe Biden, sitting at left, looks on and Colby College President David Greene speaks at the lectern. Washington and Biden, who delivered the commencement address, were two of four people honored during the Colby College commencement ceremony. The other two were Amy Walter, editor of the Cook Political Report, and Yoshihiro Takishita, founding president of the Association for the Preservation of Traditional Japanese Farmhouses. (Image courtesy Michele Stapleton, Colby College.)