Robert F Worley
A revolutionary-era band leads Kirkland House seniors to Tercentenary Theatre before morning exercises on Thursday.
Graduate students from each of the university's graduate schools gather behind Sever Hall before processing into Tercentenary Theatre on Thursday morning.
Fanaye Solomon Yirga '13 delivers the Latin Salutatory address during commencement morning exercises.
Marshals gather before the start of the morning exercises of the 362nd Commencement on Thursday.
Harvard Medical Students stand as University President Drew Faust confers their degrees.
Boston's longest-serving mayor Thomas M. Menino receives an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during morning exercises on Thursday.
Media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey sits onstage before the beginning of morning exercises. Winfrey received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.
Media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey receives an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during commencement morning exercises on Thursday.
Graduate School of Arts and Science Ph.D. students rise to get a glimpse of Oprah Winfrey before the start of morning exercises on Thursday.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian calls the morning exercises to order in Tercentenary Theatre on Thursday.
Reflecting on her family's experiences and her own, broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien '88 speaks to seniors at Class Day on Wednesday.
Having never met University President Drew Gilpin Faust while walking around campus, Ivy Orator Blythe B. Roberson ’13 searches for her in the crowd at Class Day on Wednesday.