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Ten people received honorary degrees from the University, including Yale President Peter Salovey and former Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick ’78.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, front left, and University President Drew G. Faust, front center, smile at the 2015 senior class marshals as they lead the Class of 2015 with Reverend Jonathan L. Walton, front right, to Memorial Church for the 2015 Baccalaureate Service on May 26.
Lizzy R. Fitzhenry ’15 embraces her mother, Joan, and her 21-month-old niece before entering Memorial Church for the 2015 Baccalaureate Service. Joan Fitzhenry described the experience of Commencement so far as "wonderful, teary."
Evan M. O'Dorney '15 listens as the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performs a hymn by Oliver Wendell Holmes that O'Dorney set to music during the 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises on May 26 in Sanders Theatre.
Senior class marshal Bob Wu '15 gives a thumbs up as the 2015 class marshals pose for photographs in the Yard before the Baccalaureate Service on May 26.
At a panel introduced by University President Drew Faust, three College alumni discussed their work in creating "Whiplash," a film about a jazz student and his instructor.
Kelsey S. McKenna '15, right, and inactive Crimson editor Hannah M. Borowsky '15 share a laugh during the Leverett House Senior Dinner on Thursday. The blockmates, who were in the same Freshman Outdoor Program group, met when Orowsky let McKenna store her wallet in her purse. They have been friends ever since.
Over 40 participants gathered outside Memorial Church Thursday to memorialize victims of the recent earthquakes in Nepal. CORRECTION: A version of this caption incorrectly stated the date of the vigil. In fact, it was held on Thursday.
"I'm here to honor the victims that have lost their lives, and I'm just here to support the community," said Esha Pillay, 24, a student at the Kennedy School. Over 40 participants gathered for a candlelight vigil cosponsored by the South Asia Institute and Students for Nepal.
Participant Esha Pillay lights her candle at a candlelight vigil to honor victims of recent earthquakes in Nepal Thursday on the steps of Memorial Church. The vigil was cosponsored by Harvard's South Asia Institute as well as Students for Nepal, a group of students and professionals in the greater Boston area working to support Nepal's recovery.
Patrons lined up outside the program’s space at 224 Western Ave. to browse handmade dishes, sculptures, and jewelry and to talk with the artists staffing the opening reception.
Some of the panelists raised objections to the Supreme Court ruling that corporations can exercise the same religious rights as individuals.