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.
Best-selling author Walter Isaacson ’74 talks about the history of the computer and the Internet.
Harvard University kicked off the public phase of a $6.5 billion fundraising campaign today, designed to benefit key priorities during constrained financial times. If successful, it would be the largest ever in higher education.
When Bill Gates came to Harvard as a student, he was known for his myriad interests and unconventional study habits. And then there was his endless fascination with computers, Walter Isaacson writes.
The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences celebrates a landmark degree accreditation, and a broadening, flexible future of programs that break down academic barriers.
To celebrate the University’s 375th anniversary, excerpts of famous speeches will play on loop from trees in Harvard Yard.
In this Student Voice column, a senior talks about how he learned to chart his own course while at Harvard.
Bill Gates speaks about how someone following in his footsteps might contribute toward the efforts made in the area of green technology.
Bill Gates speaks about what it means to have a significant life.
Bill Gates speaks about the how the humanities impact global issues.
In a visit to Harvard, Microsoft’s Gates says that top minds need to focus on critical social problems — to find solutions.
Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates will visit Harvard April 21 and will speak about the importance of giving back to the community.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates returned to Harvard Thursday (June 7) to finally collect his degree — an honorary doctorate — and to urge the Class of 2007 to change the world for the millions who live in poverty and die of preventable diseases each year.
President Bok, former President Rudenstine, incoming President Faust, members of the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers, members of the faculty, parents, and especially, the graduates: I’ve been waiting more than 30 years to say this: “Dad, I always told you I’d come back and get my degree.”
Former President Bill Clinton will deliver the Class Day address to the Harvard Class of 2007, the Senior Class Committee announced today (March 29).
William H. (Bill) Gates, one of the world's most influential business leaders and foremost philanthropists, will be the principal speaker at the Afternoon Exercises during Harvard's 356th Commencement on June 7.