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Meet the Graduates

Mahnoor Ali

Mahnoor Ali will pursue a master's degree that compares Pakistani soap operas with the works of Jane Austen

Aric Flemming

M.Div. candidate Aric Flemming is taking a year off to immerse himself in music, both spiritual and secular

Sara Bobok

Sara Bobok's thesis focused on research with Hungary’s far-right party, including time with the party’s youth summer camp

Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, vice president of the HGSE Student Council, was recently crowned Miss Massachusetts International

Faraaz Mahomed

Chan School graduate Faraaz Mahomed focuses on how mental health care is provided around the world

Wonik Son

A history concentrator, Wonik Son used historical photographs to analyze representations of disability

Camille DeSisto

Camille DeSisto’s love of the environment took her around the world to Madagascar’s tropical forests

Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler Bailar was recruited for the women’s swim team, and after transitioning became a member of the men’s team

Commencement News

Angela Merkel named Harvard Commencement speaker

The German chancellor will deliver the Afternoon Program address

Class Day speaker

Former Vice President Al Gore has been invited by the Harvard College Class of 2019 to be the Class Day speaker

Tracy K. Smith elected chief marshal

The U.S. poet laureate and Harvard alumna will lead the alumni at Commencement

Dolores Huerta to receive Radcliffe Medal

She will be honored for contributions to labor, Latino, and women’s rights

Harvard's 368th Commencement will be May 30, 2019

Learn more Harvard's 368th Commencement will be May 30, 2019

Events

Monday, May 27, 2019, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Willie Cole: Beauties

Monday, May 27, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Art, Minorities, and Social Change (exhibition)

Monday, May 27, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Caspian: The Elements

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Video

Women make their stage debut in Harvard's Hasty Pudding

Steeped in 171 years of history, 2019 marks the first year women take the stage as part of the Hasty Pudding cast.

A writer’s journey, a poem by a Harvard student

Ruben Reyes Jr. ’19 launched a new Latinx literary magazine that showcases writers from all walks of life who not only have stories to tell, but empowers them as the best ones to tell them.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Harvard grad follows a passion for global health

Cynthia Luo, who's concentrating in both molecular and cellular biology and English, was inspired by her time in Uganda to become a physician and improve global health.

Nothing lonely about this long distance runner

Harvard's Liz Roux could look back on sorrow and tragedy, but she runs looking ahead, at adventures and opportunities and people to encourage her.

Truman Burrage, Indigenous activist, thrives at Harvard

Truman Burrage is a stellar graduating senior, an Oklahoma native, and a member of the Choctaw Nation who has been admitted to Harvard Law School.

Harvard researcher records neural activity ‘live’

For decades scientists have been searching for a way to watch a live broadcast of neurons firing in real time. Now, a Harvard researcher has done it with mice.

News from Around Harvard

Women’s Rugby Finishes Program-Best Third in the USA Rugby 7s National Championship

The Harvard women’s rugby finished a program-best third, defeating Life in the third place game, 14-12, Sunday at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona. 

Women’s Rugby Sweeps Pool Play of the College 7s National Championship

The Harvard women’s rugby team swept pool play by defeating Central Washington, 17-5, then Davenport, 29-12, leading into the team’s final game of the day against Life University. …

James O. Bass ’34: 1910-2019

James O. Bass, Sr. ’34, who was profiled in 2017 as Harvard Law’s oldest living alumnus, died on May 22, 2019, at the age of 108.

Understand, Communicate, Connect: Delrisha White, EPM'19

1500x750-delrisha-white_2.jpg The Intellectual Contribution Award is an honor that recognizes 13 Ed.M. students (one from each Ed.M. …

Xi's Latest Leverage: U.S. Imports of Chinese Rare-Earth Elements

May 22, 2019 Five days after Trump moved to cut off American components to Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, President Xi Jinping responded with a subtle threat to strangle America’s supplies of rare …

New economic research resurfaces debate about the link between legalized abortion and crime reduction

New research by John Donohue and Steven Levitt finds that legalized abortion following Roe v. Wade accounts for 45% of the decline in crime rates over the past three decades. …

Senior profile: Sayo Eweje

How did you become interested in science and engineering? I’ve always had an interest in science, math, and problem solving. …

The Harvard Community's Favorite Spots

Divinity Chapel, "its history — and its current multifaith, multipurpose use — gives the space a mixed atmosphere of reverence and rebellion. …