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During her speech at HLS Class Day, the former Justice Department leader explains why she defied President Trump. 

5.24.17 | Commencement

John Kerry addresses HKS graduates.

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John Kerry addresses Kennedy School graduates. 

5.24.17 | Commencement

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In his Class Day address, the former vice president urged graduating seniors, “You have to engage.”

5.24.17 | Commencement

The newly commissioned officers received a group round of applause near the close of the ceremony. From left, they are second lieutenants Rachel Milam, Luke Pumiglia, and Michael Murray, ensigns John Holland and Lauren Mandaville, and second lieutenant Kira Headrick.

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At the ROTC commissioning ceremony, six new officers join the U.S. armed services.

5.24.17 | Commencement

From left: Russell A. Mittermeier, Sarah P. Morris, Richard Sennett, and Thomas F. Pettigrew

Photograph by Tony Rinaldo/ Courtesy of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences honors four alumni whose contributions to society emerged from their study at Harvard.

5.24.17 | Commencement

The honorands’ doctoral robes, with the crow’s feet restored

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Updates for the engineers and the honorands: Harvard regalia sightings, for connoisseurs

5.24.17 | Commencement

Stoles from Latinx Commencement read “Class of 2017.”

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Latinx Graduation, featuring origin stories, hundreds of well-wishers—and Mariachi Veritas de Harvard

5.24.17 | Commencement

Drew Faust poses with 2017 class marshals 

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The 2017 Baccalaureate address

5.23.17 | Commencement
Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle

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At the 2017 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises, Sherry Turkle and Mark Doty spoke about connection and conscience.

5.23.17 | Commencement

Students wait to receive their stoles at Black Commencement.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A new ceremony honors black graduates across Harvard’s schools. 

5.23.17 | Commencement