Snapshots of Harvard's 367th Commencement

The Class of 2018 celebrates in Harvard Yard

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Commencement News

Seven receive honorary degrees

Presented during Morning Exercises on Commencement Day

President Faust urges the Class of 2018 to ‘see with fresh eyes’

Faust says the students helped to transform Harvard and the world around them as they strived for reinvention, inclusion, and innovation

Purpose in service

Warrior-scholars assume new leadership roles at ROTC commissioning ceremony

Adichie: ‘Protect and value the truth’

Class Day speaker urges graduating seniors to embrace that quality in their own lives

8,042 degrees and certificates

At Commencement, the University awarded a total of 8,042 degrees and certificates

Alumni presented with Harvard Medal on Commencement

Three alumni are recognized for their service to the University

Phi Beta Kappa literary exercises

Kevin Young ’92 was the featured poet of the 228th Phi Beta Kappa literary exercises, held Tuesday morning at Sanders Theatre

A revolution, 50 years in the making

The Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1968 returns to campus

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Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust Address | Harvard Commencement 2018

For one last time as Harvard's president, Drew Gilpin Faust addresses graduates at Harvard's 367th Commencement on May 24, 2018.

Letter from a father to his daughter, a Harvard graduate

Follow Lauren Nicholson as she graduates with Harvard’s Class of 2018 as her father, Ian, reflects on Lauren's life and reads words of wisdom to his beloved daughter and new Harvard graduate.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Snapshots of Harvard’s 367th Commencement

Harvard’s annual Commencement is both a conclusion and a beginning for those graduating. But the day also is a gathering of the far-flung Crimson clan under tents and trees in a party atmosphere. …

Harvard looks back on 2017–18

The Harvard Gazette takes a look back on 2017–18.

Reflections on FAS Inequality in America Initiative’s first year

In its first nine months, Harvard’s Inequality Initiative pursued a three-pronged effort, beginning with a public symposium last fall.

8,042 degrees and certificates awarded at Harvard’s 367th Commencement

Harvard University awarded a total of 8,042 degrees and certificates over the 2017–18 academic year.

News from Around Harvard

Adichie: "Protect and Value the Truth"

Class Day speaker urges graduating seniors to embrace that principle in their own livesClass Day speaker Chimamanda Adichie RI '12 urged graduating Harvard College seniors: “Ignorance acknowledged …

Hyperallergic, at Age 9, Rivals the Arts Journalism of Legacy Media

Veken Gueyikian had a problem. It was 2009, and he was in love with an unhappy arts writer. …

On the Joy of Saying I Don’t Know

Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity Laura Nasrallah was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 23, 2018. …

Automation Will Make Lifelong Learning a Necessary Part of Work

By 2030, many workforces will need drastically new skill sets.

Critics and Online Outlets Leading the Vanguard in Arts Writing

hen pop artist Jeff Koons had a retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, it seemed every art critic had to have his or her say. …

Move more every day to combat a sedentary lifestyle

As we age, we are more likely to lapse into a sedentary lifestyle, but lack of physical activity is to blame for many health problems among older people. …

Students honored at 2018 Class Day ceremony

A number of Harvard Law students from the Class of 2018 received special awards during the Class Day ceremony on May 23. …