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Commencement 2015
College

Commencement 2015

Latin Salutatory
Student Life

Latin Salutatory

James Paul McGlone '15 wows the audience while performing the Latin Salutatory during Commencement on May 28.

Commencement 2015
Student Life

Commencement 2015

Devabrata Chakraborty holds a globe along with soon-to-be Kennedy School graduates during Commencement on May 28.

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree
Commencement

Deval Patrick Receives Honorary Degree

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 receives an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015
On Campus

Deval Patrick at Commencement 2015

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval L. Patrick '78 received an honorary degree during Commencement on May 28.

The Sheriff Speaks
On Campus

The Sheriff Speaks

Sheriff of Middlesex County Peter J. Koutoujian adjourned the Morning Exercises of Commencement 2015.

Commencement 2015
College

Commencement 2015

Undergraduates gathered in Memorial Church before the Commencement Morning Exercises began.

Hugging a House-Master
College

Hugging a House-Master

Jordan Mann '15 hugs Kirkland Co-Housemaster Verena A. Conley before entering Memorial Church preceding the Commencement Exercises on May 28.

Commencement Celebration
Student Life

Commencement Celebration

Jovonne J. Bickerstaff, who earned a PhD in Sociology, and Jacqueline C. Rivers, who earned a PhD in Sociology and African and African American Studies, celebrate during Commencement on May 28.

Commencement 2015
Student Life

Commencement 2015

Jovonne J. Bickerstaff, who earned a PhD in Sociology, hugs Jacqueline C. Rivers, who earned a PhD in Sociology and African and African American Studies, as her degree is conferred during Commencement on May 28.

Commencement

To Applause and Admiration, Ginsburg Receives Radcliffe Medal

Joined on the stage by former Stanford Law School dean Kathleen M. Sullivan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed landmark cases she argued during her career as a litigator.

Central Administration

Alumni Elect Five New Overseers

The five alumni, who will serve six-year terms as Overseers, are R. Martin Chávez ’85, Fernande R. V. Duffly, Brian Greene ’84, Beth Y. Karlan ’78, and John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

Graduates in Tercentary Theatre
College

Graduates in Tercentary Theatre

New and soon-to-be graduates sit in Tercentary Theatre during Commencement on May 28.

Pfoho in the Procession
College

Pfoho in the Procession

Students from Pforzheimer House process through the Yard before settling into their seats for the Morning Exercises of Commencement on May 28.

President Faust at Commencement
On Campus

President Faust at Commencement

University President Drew G. Faust stands with other officials before awarding the candidates from various schools their degrees.

Beauty After Ruin
Highlight

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
Highlight

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown
Highlight

Year in Sports 2015

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers