Snapshots of Harvard's 367th Commencement

The Class of 2018 celebrates in Harvard Yard

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Commencement News

Lewis and Faust see reason for hope

Representative John Lewis and President Drew Faust urge the Class of 2018 to rise to challenge of a world in need of leadership

Letter from a father to his graduating daughter

Ian Nicholson reads words of wisdom to his beloved daughter, a new Harvard graduate

Seven receive honorary degrees

Presented during Morning Exercises on Commencement Day

President Faust gives her final baccalaureate address

‘See with fresh eyes,’ Faust urges the Class of 2018 at the baccalaureate service in Memorial Church

Harvard looks back on 2017–18

A year of huge changes brings new beginnings

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

A revolution, 50 years in the making

The Harvard and Radcliffe Class of 1968 returns to campus



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

Hillary Clinton receives Radcliffe Medal

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the Radcliffe Medal on Friday, an annual award honoring an individual whose life and work have had a “transformative impact on society.”

New study clarifies gut-brain connection and MS progression

Researchers identify the key players involved in the gut-brain connection and their roles in the progression of neurologic diseases, such multiple sclerosis.

New center will address fundamental questions about living systems

The National Science Foundation and the Simons Foundation have awarded a grant to Harvard scientists to create a research center aimed at bringing biologists and mathematicians together to answer …

Lewis and Faust urge Class of 2018 to rise to the occasion of a world in need of leadership

Harvard Commencement Speaker John Lewis exhorts graduates to get to work in the fight for justice.

News from Around Harvard

Women’s Sailing Caps Off Season Finishing 15th at ICSA Championships

NORFOLK, Va. – Concluding its 2017-18 campaign, the Harvard women’s sailing team finished 15th in the ICSA Women’s National Championships this week, May 22-26. …

Fajemisin, Thomas Solidify Spots at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Two more tickets to Eugene and the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships were punched by Harvard at the NCAA East Preliminary Meet on Saturday after another round of impressive performances.

Filho receives staff appreciation award (video)

Edgar Kley Filho, administrative and operations supervisor in the Dean of Students Office, received the 2018 Suzanne L. Richardson Staff Appreciation Award during Class Day exercises.

Steiker receives 2018 Sacks-Freund Award (video)

The Harvard Law School Class of 2018 selected Carol Steiker ’86 for the prestigious Albert M. Sacks-Paul A. Freund Award for Teaching Excellence.

Remarks by Dean Lizabeth Cohen on Radcliffe Day 2018

Dean Lizabeth Cohen’s tribute to 2018 Radcliffe Medalist Hillary Rodham Clinton

The year in OFA arts!

What an exciting year we've had with the Learning from Performers program at the Office for the Arts. …

Camera-ready: Harvard Law School Commencement 2018

On Thursday, May 25, the Harvard Law School Class of 2018 received their diplomas at a ceremony on Holmes Field, and celebrated their graduation with family, friends, and picture-perfect New England …

Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit 'Probably Was a Bad Idea in the First Place': Former US Ambassador

May 24, 2018Thomas Hubbard, former top U.S. diplomat to South Korea, says a meeting between the U.S. and North Korea was "doomed from the outset." Fmr. …