Samantha Noh ’15 shares her memorable Harvard moment, connecting to a distant student past as part of the Yard archaeology digs .
The Graduate School of Design’s Héctor Tarrido-Picart, who earned two degrees, is drawn to bustling cities, and to the literature that defines them.
Michael Mancinelli ’15 found that at Harvard he could anchor an offensive line and immerse himself in electrical engineering at the same time.
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When she graduates from the Kennedy School with her master’s, onetime refugee Fadumo Dayib plans to run for president of Somalia, her homeland.
Every Commencement at Harvard, the Yard fills with graduates and their families celebrating. But look closely in the front row, and you’ll see another jovial gathering. Press photographers from all over the region flock to the Yard to immortalize the regalia and traditions in Tercentenary Theatre. For the Boston press corps, noted for its collegiality, it’s a reunion of sorts.
The Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) announced that Charles J. Egan Jr. ’54, Michael E.A. Gellert ’53, Thomas W. Lentz Jr., A.M. ’81, Ph.D. ’85, Sandra O. Moose, A.M. ’65, Ph.D. ’68, and Robert D. Reischauer ’63 will receive the 2015 Harvard Medal.
Megan Diamond took a few years to decide on a path in public health. After working overseas investigating health in Africa, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health graduate is looking forward to continuing her work in global health.
Saheela Ibraheem has always been ahead of her time and is graduating from Harvard College this spring at just 20, a neurobiology concentrator who is looking forward to pursuing a career in academia.
Talented actress and singer Elizabeth Leimkuhler divided her time at Harvard between her love for the stage and her love for all creatures, great and small.
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Afamefuna Nduaguba, a Nigerian immigrant, overcame early struggles at Roxbury Community College to gain a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and now an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
Actress Natalie Portman ’03 has been selected as Class Day speaker for Harvard College. Portman will address the graduating class on May 27, the day before the 364th Commencement.
At Harvard’s 364th Commencement, award-winning author and journalist Farai Chideya ’90 will lead her class as this year’s chief marshal.
Deval L. Patrick, who recently concluded two terms as governor of Massachusetts, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Exercises of Harvard’s 364th Commencement in May.
The president of the Harvard Alumni Association announced the results of the annual election of new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers. The results were released at the annual meeting of the association following the University’s 363rd Commencement.
Harvard's 363rd Commencement brought together students, thousands of spectators, and even the "Queen of Soul."
Delivering Harvard’s Commencement address, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on the Class of 2014 to safeguard free speech and inquiry, rights that he said are under attack both in Washington, D.C., and on college campuses across the country.
Harvard's efforts in sustainability are reflected during its 363rd Commencement.
John P. “Jack” Reardon Jr. ’60, who will step down as Harvard Alumni Association executive director in July, shares his memories as he looks back on 50 years at Harvard University.