The Senior Class Committee announced the four members of the graduating Class of 2017 who will share reflections on their time at Harvard May 24 for the College’s annual Class Day celebrations.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura T. Healey ’92 will lead this year’s Commencement exercises as the chief marshal.
Sally Q. Yates, the former Acting Attorney General of the United States whom President Donald Trump fired in January, will be the Law School’s 2017 Class Day speaker.
In the past 30 years, the University has chosen just seven women to deliver the Commencement Day oration—a pattern that some involved in planning graduation exercises criticize.
Mark Zuckerberg was named as Harvard's Commencement Speaker this year. Looks like he'll finally get to experience a real Harvard graduation.
Students, faculty, and staff of the Harvard Divinity School flood into Andover Hall to observe portions of “Faces of Divinity: Envisioning Inclusion for 200 Years.” The exhibit, which explores how the Divinity School became multireligious, opened Tuesday as a part of the school’s bicentennial celebrations.
University President Drew G. Faust outlined a vision for a university education that shapes a student’s character and values—not just their intellectual and professional development—in her annual Commencement address Thursday afternoon.
In a sunny and spirited Tercentenary Theatre, Harvard awarded 7,727 degrees and 11 certificates during its 365th Commencement exercises Thursday morning, including 1,661 degrees to Harvard College students and 988 to students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Renowned filmmaker Steven Spielberg called on graduates to follow their intuition and avoid falling prey to overwhelming “voices of authority.” Drawing upon his own path to a career in film, Spielberg compelled graduates to follow their gut.