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Harvard Law School

Today in Photos (05/30/2013)

Red, White, and Blue
Seniors

Red, White, and Blue

Courtney Diekema '13, of Harvard's Air Force ROTC program, listens during President Drew Gilpin Faust's speech at the ROTC Commissioning ceremony on Wednesday. The ceremony, in which four ROTC graduates were commissioned as officers in the U.S. military, filled Fong Auditorium completely after rain prevented the event from being held in Tercentenary Theatre.

Drew Faust

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Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust speaks at the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony on Wednesday. Faust thanked the newly commissioned officers for their service and also urged audience members to recognize the sacrifices of those in the military. "We must commit ourselves to taking responsibility for the burden our veterans have carried," Faust said.

Seniors

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Colin Dickinson '13 takes his oath of allegiance as he is commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy on Wednesday at the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony.

Seniors

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Gavin Pascarella '13 receives pins from family members as he is commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps on Wednesday at the ROTC commissioning ceremony. Along with fellow graduate Brian Furey '13, Pascarella is now a Second Lieutenant in the Corps.

Seniors

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Seniors Colin Dickinson, Christian Yu, Gavin Pascarella, Brian Furey, and Courtney Diekema receive a standing ovation from the crowd in Boylston Hall after the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony on Wednesday. Pascarella and Furey were named Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps, and Diekema joined the U.S. Air Force as a Second Lieuenant. Dickinson is now an Ensign in the U.S. Navy, with Yu set to commission at a later date.

Drew Faust

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony 2013

ROTC

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Members of Harvard/MIT/Tufts Army ROTC practice at 6:30 AM outside Soldiers Field on September 17. ROTC made its official return to campus this year.

A Naval Honor
Drew Faust

A Naval Honor

Havard University President Drew G. Faust receives the Navy Distinguished Public Service Medal from Secretary of the Navy Ray E. Mabus.

A Naval Honor
Central Administration

U.S. Navy Awards Faust for Welcoming ROTC

The U.S. Department of the Navy awarded University President Drew G. Faust with its highest civilian honor two weeks ago, Harvard announced this week.

ROTC

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Student Life

Women on the Battlefield: ROTC Responds

Three times a week Charley M. Falletta ’16 beats the sunrise awake. Physical training at 6:30 a.m., an early-morning military science class, a weekly leadership lab: These commitments frame the rhythm of Falletta’s weeks here at Harvard.

Harvard Welcomes Veterans
Central Administration

Student Service Members Facilitate Conversations for Veterans

A panel of Harvard affiliates called on student service members to facilitate conversations with their peers about the role of the military at a welcome ceremony for veterans currently attending the University Monday night.

Harvard Welcomes Veterans
Central Administration

Harvard Welcomes Veterans

Harvard affiliates lead a discussion during the University’s welcoming event for veterans, which was held on Monday afternoon at the Faculty Club.

ROTC Practice
Allston

ROTC Practice

Students from Harvard, MIT, and Tufts broke into pairs for some of their exercises like sit-ups and push-ups during their 6:30AM practice on Monday morning at McCurdy Field in Allston.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance