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At Morning Exercises, chairs in Tercentenary Theatre filled quickly as the graduates readied for Harvard's 362nd Commencement.

Joy by the Yard

Scenes from a sun-splashed Commencement, filled with rituals, reflections, memories, and laughter



Harvard Business School co-workers and friends of the Campbell family gathered for a moment of silence outside Baker Library Tuesday.

A loss close to home

Krystle Campbell, daughter and sister of employees, mourned; comfort in colleagues urged as community works to regroup



People gather for a candle light vigil at The Memorial Church at Harvard University in the wake of the violence visited upon the city of Boston yesterday during the Boston Marathon. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer

Marathon vigils

Harvard students, faculty, and staff attended memorial services for the bombing victims



Following Monday's bombing, Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital called in extra trauma teams, adding 60 doctors, nurses, and other staff, more than doubling the medical personnel in the emergency department. Over the coming hours, the team treated 31 patients.

Widespread trauma

‘There are physical shockwaves that emanate from the bomb, and there are psychological shockwaves as well’