Steven Spielberg: Find a ‘villain to vanquish’

Filmmaker urges graduates to make their ‘character-defining’ choices wisely

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Commencement News

A sunny day and even brighter futures

At Harvard's 365th Commencement, the emphasis is on congratulations, rituals, and, most of all, celebrations

In 20 photos, the splendid tapestry of Commencement

See the many sides of Harvard’s celebratory ritual

Putting the Glass Flowers in new light

Gallery set to reopen after major renovation

RoboBees can perch to save energy

New technique can extend the flying time of microrobots

New member of Harvard Corporation

David Rubenstein will assume role in July of 2017


Sun., June 5, 2016, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Members Open House

Sun., June 5, 2016, 8:00pm


Tue., June 7, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Flowers of Evil

Thu., June 16, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Gallery Talk: Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

Fri., June 17, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides

Mon., June 20, 2016, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Study Center Open Hours


Filmmaker Steven Spielberg Speech | Harvard Commencement 2016

Director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg, gave his speech at Harvard's 365th Commencement on May 26, 2016 at Tercentenary Theatre.

Rashida Jones: Class Day Speech | Harvard Commencement 2016

Actress and advocate Rashida Jones '97 addresses graduating seniors at Harvard’s Senior Class Day ceremony on May 25, 2016 at Tercentenary Theatre.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Janet Yellen, honored by Radcliffe, ponders economy

Janet L. Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the country’s central banking system, accepted the Radcliffe Medal at a luncheon in Radcliffe Yard, and discussed …

The splendid tapestry of Commencement

Photos show the many sides of Harvard's 2016 Commencement festivities.

Spielberg: Find a ‘villain to vanquish’

In his Commencement address, veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg urged the members of Harvard’s Class of 2016 to stick to their morals and act when necessary.

Harnessing the strength of the alumni community

Martin J. "Marty" Grasso Jr. '78 is the new president of the Harvard Alumni Association, taking the reins from Paul L. Choi '86, J.D. '89.

News from Around Harvard

Meet the 2014 Commencement Marshals

“It is a special honor that recognizes all of the ways graduate students help each other get through their degrees—from extracurricular clubs to dissertation workshops, from Dudley House …

The Power of Kindness

Professor of the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion Kimberley C. Patton was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 25, 2015. …

Radcliffe Institute Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

Philanthropy News Digest shares that the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2017-18 Fellowship Program. …

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Awarded Radcliffe Medal

The Harvard Crimson reports: "Yellen, often considered the most powerful woman in the world, joined her predecessor Ben S. Bernanke ’75 and Harvard economics professor N. …

Yellen: Rate Rise May be Appropriate 'in Coming Months'

Fox Business attended Radcliffe Day and shares honoree Janet Yellen's commentary from the Radcliffe Medal program and ceremony. …

HGSE in the Media: May 2016

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Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

Subtitle featuring Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel Teaser Come join Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel of the Berkman Center for a discussion on what …

Janet Yellen, Honored by Radcliffe, Ponders Economy

Fed chief and predecessor, Ben Bernanke, outline past lessons and key issues facing fiscal systemThe Harvrd Gazette: Janet L. …