Actress Meryl Streep, honorary Doctor of Arts, blows a kiss to the audience during the morning exercises of the 359th Commencement.
Reverend Peter J. Gomes joins in the singing of the Harvard Hymn following the conferring of honorary degrees during Commencement exercises.
The Autumn River Brass Band leads senior undergraduates from Dunster House into Harvard Yard to take part in Commencement exercises on May 27, 2010.
Winthrop House Commencement
Winthrop House Master, Law School Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., speaks at the diploma ceremonies on Thursday, May 27, 2010.
Members of the Harvard College Class of 2010 fill the aisles of The Memorial Church during a service led by Reverend Peter J. Gomes.
Actress Meryl Streep and former Supreme Court justice David H. Souter '61 prepare for the 359th Commencement in Tercentenary Theatre. Both Streep and Souter received honorary degrees during morning exercises on May 27, 2010.
Professor David G. Nathan '51 and actress Meryl Streep share a laugh during morning exercises of Harvard's 359th Commencement on May 27, 2010 . Nathan received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science while Streep was recognized as Doctor of Arts.
James V. DiPaola, Sheriff of Middlesex County, calls the meeting of the 359th Commencement to order.
The recipients of honorary degrees join the Commencement Choir and University Band in singing The Star-Spangled Banner at the start of morning exercises on May 27, 2010.
Mary Anne Marks '10 concludes her presentation of the Latin Salutatory, entitled "Cor Harvardianum, Cor Nostrum (The Heart of Harvard, Our Heart)."
James "Jimmy" Tingle MPA '10 discussed his childhood in Cambridge and struggle with statistics at Harvard during his Graduate English Address, "The Town, The Gown, and Asking for Help."
Graduates are all smiles during the conferring of degrees on candidates from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Graduates from the Harvard Divinity School observe the morning exercises of the 359th Commencement on May 27, 2010.
Students from the Harvard Law School Class of 2010, gavels in hand, celebrate their graduation during the morning exercises of Commencement.
Harvard Business School graduates take part in the 359th Commencement in Tercentenary Theatre.
Graduates of the John F. Kennedy School of Government rejoice in Tercentenary Theatre during the 359th Commencement.
Graduation caps fill the air in Tercentenary Theatre following the official graduation of the Harvard College Class of 2010 on May 27, 2010.
Members of the Senior Class of 2010 cheer as President Drew G. Faust confers degrees on candidates from Harvard College.
Justice David H. Souter ’61 delivers the Commencement address for the class of 2010.
Chairs and programs line Tercentenary Theatre prior to the morning exercises of the 359th Commencement on May 27, 2010.