Stephanie D. Wilson ’88, a NASA astronaut and engineer who flew three missions aboard the space shuttle Discovery, was chosen by her classmates to serve as Harvard’s chief marshal for Commencement 2013.
The Harvard University Band performs at the annual meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association which took place in Tercentenary Theatre.
Carl F. Muller AB '73, MBA '76, JD '76, HAA President, invites Drew Faust to the podium to share the highlights of the year.
Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and philanthropist, expresses her excitement for being at Harvard. Oprah Winfrey was the Commencement Day Speaker this year.
Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and philanthropist, congratulates the graduating class and wishes them the best of luck for future. Oprah Winfrey was the Commencement Day Speaker this year.
University President Drew G. Faust addresses Harvard graduates, friends, and family members at commencement's afternoon exercises.
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.
Linda Greenhouse, New York Times reporter and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her coverage of the Supreme Court, was the Orator of this year at the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises. The 223rd Literary Exercises, which celebrate the humane learning and passion for intellectual exchange that are the ideal and hallmark of the Chapter, took place at 11 am on Tuesday 28 May 2013 in Sanders Theatre.
Richard Tarrant presents the Teaching Prize to Stephen Blyth (Department of Statistics) at the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises in Sanders Theatre in May 2013.
Col. Everett Spain praises the Harvard men and women who gave up their lives while serving the nation. The Harvard Community gathered in the Memorial Church to honor the 1,250 Harvard men and women who have died in uniform.
At 12:20 AM on November 7, as CNN projects that Obama’s victory in the Presidential election, balloons drop at the Kennedy School’s IOP election watch party.