In addition to receiving an honorary degree, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will be principal speaker at the Afternoon Program. Other degree recipients include pioneers in art history, cooperation theory, emotional intelligence, and the sciences, along with leading figures in opera, human rights, and education.
Four Harvard seniors received their military assignments on Wednesday before family and friends during the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps commissioning ceremony in Tercentenary Theatre.
A freshman returns to Visitas, the annual weekend focused on incoming Harvard College students, and views their weekend through fresh eyes.
A special notice regarding Harvard’s 364th Commencement Exercises, which will be held May 28.
Members of Harvard Medical School’s Class of 2015 tear open envelopes that reveal where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training in residency programs.
Despite the lingering snow in the Yard, Housing Day was in full effect on Thursday as freshmen learned where among the 12 undergraduate House communities they will live, study, and form friendships over the next three years.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored Chris Pratt on Friday as its 2015 Man of the Year.
“Parks and Recreation” star Amy Poehler livened up Harvard Square as Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
Ninety-one College seniors were honored at the Midyear Graduates Recognition Ceremony at Knafel Center on Dec. 5.
Families converged in Cambridge for Freshman Parents Weekend, the annual welcoming of parents that features faculty presentations, tours of the libraries and museums, and the opportunity to sit in on classes. Approximately 2,000 family members came to Harvard to visit their student over the weekend.
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Harvard President Drew Faust delivered a brief address to open the daily ritual of Morning Prayers at Memorial Church, a brief service of prayers, an address, and music. Faust called the University’s diverse community a “Harvard symphony.”
The Class of 2018 gathered at Freshman Convocation to hear from University leaders on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
At the Harvard Divinity School’s Convocation, speaker emphasizes the importance of faith in a troubled world.
In celebration of the city of Cambridge and of the country’s oldest university, a number of neighboring churches and institutions ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises, for the 26th consecutive year.
A sophomore reflects on her Visitas experience, when Harvard welcomed her as an admitted freshman.
The Lowell House bells have been a staple at Harvard since 1930.
Freshmen, who spend their first year living in and around the Yard, are sorted into one of Harvard’s 12 upperclass Houses on Housing Day.
Actor Neil Patrick Harris comes to Harvard as Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year.
Dame Helen Mirren visited Harvard as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has named Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris its 2014 Man of the Year. Harris joins Dame Helen Mirren, who was named Woman of the Year last week.