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Commencement

Barth ’89 Will Lead Alumni at Commencement as Chief Marshal

Richard Barth ’89, CEO of KIPP charter schools, will serve as the chief marshal at the University’s Commencement exercises on May 29, the Harvard Alumni Association announced on Tuesday.

Petraeus at the IOP
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Today in Photos (04/09/2014)

Class Day 2014 Speakers
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Class Day 2014 Speakers

Ivy Orators Jenna D. Martin ’14 and Zack W. Guzman ’14, and Harvard Orators Christy L. Disilvestro ’14 and Adam J. Conner ’14 will speak at this year's College Class Day.

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Samantha Power Will Return to Kennedy School To Give Class Day Address

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha J. Power will address 2014 graduates of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at the school’s Class Day on May 28.

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Students Question Selection of Bloomberg as Commencement Speaker

Concerns center around Bloomberg’s support of stop-and-frisk, a New York City police policy which allows officers to stop, question, and search pedestrians for illegal materials at random.

Michael Bloomberg
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Michael Bloomberg

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Michael Bloomberg
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A Few Tips for Bloomberg's Commencement Speech

For those who were too busy studying for their midterms, it was recently revealed that Michael R. Bloomberg, former mayor of New York City and sixteenth wealthiest person in the world (hey, we’re moving up from last year’s 580th), will speak at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Ceremony on May 29. Hey Mikey, since we know you read Flyby, here are some tips to help you with your speech.

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Michael R. Bloomberg Will Deliver 2014 Commencement Address

Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City and the co-founder of the multibillion dollar financial information company Bloomberg L.P., will address graduates and their families at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises on May 29.

House Life

Statistical Breakdown of the Class of 2013

An interactive examination of the habits, preferences, and plans of the graduating senior class.

Faust Speaks to Graduates
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Faust Speaks to Graduates

University President Drew G. Faust addresses Harvard graduates, friends, and family members at commencement's afternoon exercises.

Faust Speaks to Graduates
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Amidst Celebrations, Faust Warns of Grave Repercussions of Sequestration

Addressing thousands of new graduates and their supporters in Tercentenary Theatre, University President Drew G. Faust argued Thursday afternoon that research spending cuts stemming from sequestration threaten Harvard’s ability to mount an effective intellectual response to crises like those experienced this year.

'And You Get a Car!'
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'And You Get a Car!'

In the commencement 2013 afternoon exercises, Oprah Winfrey encouraged students to rebound from setbacks, using her own experiences as examples of how to do so.

'And You Get a Car!'
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'There Is No Such Thing as Failure,' Oprah Tells Harvard Graduates

Oprah Winfrey, the media mogul and philanthropist of international fame, urged the University’s newest graduates to embrace setbacks as an opportunity for growth in her Commencement speech in Tercentenary Theatre Thursday afternoon.

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Boss Harvard
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Boss Harvard

After completing the longest contract negotiations in the union's history, HUCTW members feel that Harvard can do more to maintain ideal standards for its non-faculty members.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
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VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

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