Create a sense of purpose for all, Zuckerberg urges

Facebook founder returns to Harvard to gain a degree and impart wisdom to graduates

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Commencement News

Revelry amid the raindrops

Snapshots of Harvard's 366th Commencement, from dawn to dusk

Apathy not an option, Biden says

In Class Day address, former vice president urges graduates to help shape the nation

‘When the law and conscience intersected’

At Law School, Sally Yates explains why she refused to enforce travel ban, even if it cost her job

The gift of the art of noticing

Going into the world, see as well as be seen, Faust advises Class of ’17 at Baccalaureate Service

Departing as leaders

Praise, counsel, gratitude for six seniors at ROTC commissioning ceremony

At PBK ceremony, a call to empathy

‘Life teaches that presence matters,’ says MIT’s Sherry Turkle, joined at Sanders Theatre by poet Mark Doty



Vice President Joe Biden: Class Day Speech | Harvard Commencement 2017

Vice President Joe Biden addresses graduating seniors at Harvard’s Senior Class Day ceremony on May 24, 2017 at Tercentenary Theatre.

Harvard researchers study what causes falls among elderly

For over 50 years, scientists at the Institute for Aging Research, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have been studying what causes falls among the elderly, and how to prevent them. 

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Radcliffe Day honors Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill

Rain and cool temperatures didn’t dissuade a crowd of hundreds from gathering under a white tent just off Brattle Street on Friday for the annual post-Commencement celebration, luncheon, and …

Place yourself among the Harvard graduates

This 360 video puts you in the shoes of a Harvard student experiencing graduation as it unfolds.

Make a difference, Zuckerberg tells Harvard graduates

One of Harvard’s most famous dropouts returned to receive a degree and encourage the Class of 2017 to go out and make a difference in the world.

Mark Zuckerberg’s speech as written for Harvard’s Class of 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's speech (as written) for Harvard's 366th Commencement.

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How the Meaning of Digital Transformation Has Evolved

Executives feel less confident about it today than a decade ago.

You Just Had a Difficult Conversation at Work. Here’s What to Do Next

What to say and do to make things less awkward.

How Corporate Values Get Hijacked and Misused

It leads to cynical employees and low morale.

Male Mentors Shouldn’t Hesitate to Challenge Their Female Mentees

We all learn to lead through stretch assignments.

Mediation Training: What Can You Expect?

Organizations have long recognized the value of hiring professional mediators to help resolve disputes. …

Harvard Serves as Host of Men’s Lacrosse Championships at Gillette Stadium

The NCAA Divisions I, II and III Men's Lacrosse Championships took place on Memorial Day Weekend at Gillette Stadium with Harvard, along with the Kraft family and staff, serving as hosts for the …

Examples of Difficult Situations at Work – Negotiating Skills for Dealing with Difficult People

Here are a few examples of difficult situations at work and some negotiation skills for dealing with difficult people we encounter in every area of life. …