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The Day’s Events: Tuesday, May 22

5.22.12

Wet chairs in Harvard Yard Tuesday morning. Rain is forecast for Tuesday, thunderstorms for Wednesday, and sun on Thursday.

Wet chairs in Harvard Yard Tuesday morning. Rain is forecast for Tuesday, thunderstorms for Wednesday, and sun on Thursday.

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Events for Tuesday, May 22, include the Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises, with poet Kay Ryan and orator Derek Bok, and the Baccalaureate Service for the College class of 2012. For those not able to attend, both ceremonies will be broadcast live on WHRB.

The Phi Beta Kappa ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in Sanders Theatre. View a list of Phi Beta Kappa members of the Class of 2012 and earlier classes, dating back to the 1960s.

The Baccalaureate Service begins at 2 p.m. at Memorial Church; afterward, seniors will gather for their class picture on the Widener steps. The service will be broadcast live in Tercentenary Theatre; admission to the church is limited strictly to degree candidates. 

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