Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill were honored with the 2017 Radcliffe Medal for their groundbreaking work in journalism.
This 360 video puts you in the shoes of a Harvard student experiencing graduation as it unfolds.
One of Harvard’s most famous dropouts returned to receive a degree and encourage the Class of 2017 to go out and make a difference in the world.
A full day of coverage from Harvard's 366th Commencement.
Sally Yates, who President Trump fired as acting attorney general when she refused to enforce his tightened travel regulations, said Wednesday that she acted out of a belief that defending the executive order would have meant falsely claiming it was not directed at Muslims.
Today the University awarded a total of 7,066 degrees and certificates.
Harvard's Afternoon Program speaker Mark Zuckerberg will be among the 10 who will receive honorary degrees during the University's 366th Commencement.
From huge honors to technological breakthroughs, stunning triumphs to major milestones, the University in 2016–17 had much to celebrate.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tells College seniors to avoid apathy and help shape their nation, during Class Day speech in Harvard Yard.
The Harvard Alumni Association has announced that three alumni will receive the 2017 Harvard Medal.
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The incoming Harvard Alumni Association president aims to continue the people-centered leadership of her predecessor.
Six Harvard seniors received inducted into the armed forces at the annual ROTC commissioning ceremony.
Daniel Schlauch is looking to put his talents with numbers to work fighting cancer.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awards the Centennial Medal to four outstanding alumni whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting impact.
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study introduces its new class of fellows for 2017-18.
For the 29th consecutive year, neighboring churches and institutions will ring their bells at the conclusion of Harvard’s 366th Commencement Exercises.
The team at Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research hosted digital-learning practitioners from around the nation to discuss common challenges in their work.
Graduating seniors gathered in the Memorial Church for the Baccalaureate Service, a tradition as old as Commencement.
Sherry Turkle was the orator during Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises Tuesday at Sanders Theatre. She was joined by poet and memoirist Mark Doty.
Agnes Igoye brought her fight to end human trafficking from Uganda to Harvard’s Kennedy School.
On June 5, 1947, Secretary of State George C. Marshall stood on the steps of Memorial Church and delivered an address that changed the world. The retired five-star general, credited during World War II with organizing the fastest and biggest military buildup in U.S. history, took just under 11 minutes to announce the creation of one of the largest and most successful international aid programs in history.
Three student orators, Auguste (Gussie) Roc, Jessica Glueck, and Walter Smelt III, were chosen in a speech-writing competition to address Harvard’s Class of 2017.
Damon Clark ’17 will graduate with a greater knowledge of Navajo history and culture and a renewed pride in his indigenous identity.
At Harvard Divinity School, Margaux Fitoussi explored migration as it echoed from her childhood and as it afflicts worlds far from hers.
The Gazette asked a few Harvard faculty to talk about the book that they have reread the most and why they keep coming back.
Harvard University today announced the results of the annual elections of new members to the Board of Overseers and of the Harvard Alumni Association Elected Directors.
Plans for immersive student experiences in Canada’s far north and in Italy received grants from the President’s Innovation Fund for International Experiences.
An impressive range of orators have used the opportunity of delivering seminal speeches at Harvard, reaching not only those in attendance but the nation and sometimes the world.
Eduard Franz Sekler, an architecture historian and first director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, has died. He was 96.
Bennett Capozzi ’17, a History & Literature concentrator with a Language Citation in Arabic, will travel to Jordan to master the language he learned at Harvard.
In an interview with the Gazette, Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow reflects on her eight years leading the School.
In her last piece before graduating, student correspondent Amanda Beattie '17 reflects on the lessons she and her friends have learned in their four years as Harvard undergraduates.
Joshua R. Sanes, the Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and founding director of the Center for Brain Science, has been named recipient of the 2017 Gruber Neuroscience Prize.
The Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging’s campus-wide event provided questions, answers, and insight.
Interview with Professor Pamela Silver as part of the Experience series.
Obasi Shaw ’17, an English concentrator with a secondary on computer science, wrote a rap album for his senior creative writing thesis, a first at the Department of English.
Will Butler of the indie rock band Arcade Fire will graduate from Harvard Kennedy School’s midcareer master’s program with a goal of helping others.
Julia Grotto ’17 combines art, science, and public service to paint a complete picture of her life at Harvard.
The annual Celebration of Scholarships dinner brought together students who benefit from financial aid and donors who support the program.
A graduate of West Point, David E. White Jr., J.D. '17, came to Harvard Law School after a tour in Afghanistan as a lieutenant and platoon leader. At the Law School, he honed his passions for leadership, public service, and justice.
Three student ventures have been recognized with 2017 President’s Innovation Challenge awards, and three runners-up also won awards.
Misty Copeland, the American Ballet Theatre’s first black principal dancer, shares her life story with students.
Nearly 84 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2021 have chosen to matriculate at Harvard College. The last time the yield reached this level was in 1969.
Interview with Professor Joseph Nye as part of the Experience series.
Amanda Rich found the Harvard Extension School a perfect landing spot for her third degree.
David A. Garvin, Harvard Business School’s C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, died at his home in Lexington, Mass., on Sunday, April 30, after a long battle with cancer. He was 64 years old.
Harvard-based program exposes high school students to the excitement and challenges of entrepreneurship.
Scott A. Abell ’72 has been elected president of Harvard’s Board of Overseers for the academic year 2017-18. Tracy P. Palandjian ’93, M.B.A. ’97, will serve as vice chair of the Overseers executive committee for 2017-18.
The five faculty members named Harvard College Professors this month all share a talent for making their respective subjects come alive in the classroom.
In an annual ritual, Lowell House residents rise early to greet May Day by the river.