Graduating Harvard Seniors Receive Diplomas at ‘Heartwarming’ House Ceremonies
Following morning Commencement proceedings in Tercentenary Theatre, graduating seniors returned to their residential houses Thursday to receive their diplomas at small ceremonies featuring food, photographs, and abundant house pride.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates Additional $10,500 to Senior Week to Fully Subsidize Some Tickets
The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate an additional $10,500 to Senior Week from the Finance Team budget and to reserve funds for future years of the Summer Storage program at a meeting Monday night.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates $5K to Senior Week Festivities
The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate $5,000 to Senior Week in its weekly meeting Monday.
Wedding Bells Class of 2022
Hear from seven couples in the Class of 2022 who are married or engaged to be married soon.
Eight Harvard Affiliates Named 2023 Schwarzman Scholars
Eight Harvard affiliates, including five seniors at the College, were named Schwarzman Scholars last month. The prestigious scholarship allows students to study China and its relationship with the rest of the world.
Harvard Senior Maggie Chen Tapped for Marshall Scholarship
Senior Maggie S. Chen ’22 was among the 41 recipients of this year's prestigious Marshall Scholarship.
Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Class of 2022 ‘Senior 48’
Forty-eight seniors learned Monday that they had been inducted into the Harvard chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, joining the “Junior 24” selected in the spring.
Four Harvard Seniors Awarded American Rhodes Scholarship
Four Harvard seniors were awarded the American Rhodes Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford in fields ranging from mathematical theoretical physics to public policy.
Fourteen Senior Class Marshals Selected for Class of 2022
Fourteen seniors were announced on Sept. 24 as senior class marshals for the Class of 2022.
The First Marshal for the Harvard Class of 2022, Menatallah “Menat” N. Bahnasy '22.
New Harvard Graduates No Longer Eligible For Alumni Email Addresses As University Explores Alternative Services
The Harvard Alumni Association discontinued the ability to create new @alumni.harvard.edu email forwarding accounts last month, leaving this year’s graduates unable to obtain the email handle which many say is important to job searches and networking.
Harvard Hosts Ceremonies Celebrating Black and Latinx Graduates
Harvard’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging hosted Latinx and Black graduations for students across the University’s schools on Tuesday afternoon.
Bacow Confers 1,292 College Degrees in Harvard’s Second Virtual Graduation; Speaker Ruth Simmons Urges Grads to ‘Be a Force for Inclusion’
Harvard awarded 2,440 degrees across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at its second consecutive virtual Commencement ceremony Thursday, including 1,292 degrees to the College’s Class of 2021.
Jeremy Lin ’10 Remarks on Meaning of Success at College Class of 2021’s Virtual Class Day
Professional basketball player Jeremy Lin ’10 encouraged the graduating Class of 2021 to seek community and embrace their identities in the pursuit of success during Harvard College’s virtual Class Day Wednesday.
Seniors Celebrate Thesis Submissions With Minimal ‘Pomp and Circumstance’
For members of the Class of 2021, virtual thesis submission is the latest in a string of quintessential experiences at the College that have been blighted by Covid-19. Though the College invited seniors to live on campus in the spring, not all opted to do so, and large social gatherings remain prohibited.
Up in the Air: Class of 2021 Looks Ahead to a Rocky Job Market
This year’s senior class is graduating into a job market that looks radically different from what it did a year ago. In interviews, several members of the Class of 2021 described a range of experiences throughout this recruiting season: some reported it went smoothly, while others asserted the pandemic had created new bumps in the process. All reported a new sense of uncertainty.
‘Doesn’t Cut It’: College Seniors React to Commencement Announcement
Harvard’s decision Friday to postpone its in-person Commencement Exercises in favor of a May virtual ceremony for the second year in a row was met with dismay but expectation from some seniors.
Harvard Will Expand Spring Housing to Fill 3,100 Beds, Favoring Upperclassmen
Harvard will expand the number of undergraduates invited to live on campus next semester, including College seniors and juniors who enrolled this fall, as classes continue online.
Fourteen Senior Class Marshals Selected for Class of 2021
The marshals, who collectively comprise the Senior Class Committee, are tasked with organizing class-wide events up until Commencement in May. They also coordinate the Senior Gift fund and plan post-graduation reunion events.
Bacow Confers 1,542 College Degrees in Harvard’s First Virtual Graduation
In Harvard’s first online commencement ceremony, University President Lawrence S. Bacow conferred 1,542 bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees to the Class of 2020.
Class Day 2019
Catherine L. Zhang ’19, the First Senior Class Marshal for the Class of 2019, spoke at Class Day to her entire undergraduate cohort.
Lowell’s commencement ceremony in 2019. Traditionally on Commencement Day, seniors attend Morning Exercises in Tercentenary Theater, followed by House-specific ceremonies to confer diplomas.
Senior Class Picture
With the expected cancellation of an in-person Class Day, seniors from the Class of 2020 organized on Widener Steps during the last week on campus to take the traditional senior class picture.
Senior Thesis Pictures
As many seniors were completing their theses during the month of March, students rushed to take the classic thesis picture on Widener Steps amid the chaos of vacating campus due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.