47 stories tagged ‘Commencement 2010’
More than three dozen Harvard graduates will join Teach for America this fall, as the University remains among the nation’s top contributors to the national education program.
In her Commencement remarks, President Drew Faust celebrated the year's achievements, which included expanded public service, blossoming arts programs, broadened community outreach, and myriad academic accomplishments. Here, she discusses the year that was, with, as backdrop, a photo diary of life at Harvard, which bookends students arriving with pillows and graduating with hugs.
Harvard’s Commencement Day, May 27, included myriad sights, sounds, and experiences beyond the main stage. Here are some samples.
As Commencement closes another chapter of Harvard’s centuries-long story, here is a backward look at the year that was.
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter said the simple interpretation of the U.S. Constitution is rarely so easy. He spoke during Afternoon Exercises on Commencement Day at Harvard.
Anticipation gave way to celebration today in Harvard Yard as more than 7,000 students graduated during Commencement Day ceremonies. Here is the day captured in a photo journal.
Pomp and circumstance abound as Harvard celebrates its 359th Commencement.
Harvard Commencement remarks, as delivered by Justice David H. Souter, May 27, 2010.
The president of the Harvard Alumni Association today (May 27) announced the results of the annual election of new members of the Harvard Board of Overseers.
Graduating senior Portia Botchway enjoyed mentoring Boston-area students during her Harvard years. Now, she’ll become a teacher for them this fall.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has announced that Gloria Steinem, a pioneering feminist, award-winning journalist, and best-selling author, will be awarded the 2010 Radcliffe Institute Medal at the Radcliffe Day luncheon on May 28.
We usually think of commencement as college’s end, but the word actually means the beginning, since everyday life is what follows. In this video, seven renowned Harvard instructors give their takeaway advice on how to thrive in the wider world, how to chart a fulfilling future, and how to give back along the way.
Today (May 27) the University awarded a total of 6,777 degrees and 81 certificates. A breakdown of the degrees by schools and programs follows. Harvard College granted a total of 1,562 degrees. Bachelor of Arts Cum laude in field of concentration Cum laude Magna cum laude Magna cum laude with highest honors Summa cum laude [...]
Each Commencement, the Harvard Extension School recognizes the notable accomplishments of its top graduates and outstanding faculty with numerous awards and prizes
The Harvard Alumni Association has announced the recipients of the 2010 Harvard Medal: Nina Archabal ’62, M.A.T. ’63, Paul Buttenwieser ’60, M.D. ’64, C. Kevin Landry ’66, and Dean Whitla, Ed. ’60.
Alexander Ahmed ’10 shows a passion for statistics both on the diamond and in the classroom.
For the first time in Harvard’s history, more than 30,000 students applied to the College; 2,110 were accepted into the Class of 2014. More than 60 percent of the admitted students, benefiting from a record $158 million in financial aid, will receive need-based scholarships.
For more than two decades, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) has awarded its Centennial Medal to a select group of graduates who have made significant contributions to society and scholarship: David Bevington ’52, Ph.D. ’59, English; Stephen Fischer-Galati ’46, Ph.D. ’49, history; Eric Maskin ’72, Ph.D. ’76, applied mathematics; Martha Nussbaum, Ph.D. ’75, classical philology.
Harvard will confer 10 honorary degrees today (May 27) during the Morning Exercises.
Outgoing HAA President Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland says the group’s interest in public service is expanding by leaps and bounds. Incoming President Robert R. Bowie Jr. plans to continue strengthening the alumni community.
Marcus Briggs-Cloud believes native language is what connects communities. His time at the Divinity School has helped him strengthen that bridge.
Members of Harvard’s Class of 1950 reminisce about their undergrad years and discuss where their lives went in the 60 years that followed.
Eight members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) M.B.A. Class of 2010 have been named winners of the School’s prestigious Dean’s Award.
Graduating senior Derek Mueller spent a lot of time being theatrical with Harvard’s Hasty Pudding troupe, and is now heading to Los Angeles and the entertainment world.
CNN international correspondent Christiane Amanpour addresses graduating seniors during Class Day ceremonies the day before Commencement.