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Commencement 2017

Shared Interest Group gatherings in Cambridge

May-June 2017

Joe Biden

Joe Biden

Courtesy of the Biden Foundation

The former vice president will address graduating seniors on May 24. 

4.12.17

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/HPAC

Speakers, ceremonies, and celebrations

May-June 2017

Stephan Magro

Stephan Magro
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A miracle-working Commencement director

May-June 2017

Mark Doty’s and Sherry Turkle’s most recent books, Deep Lane and Reclaiming Conversation

Mark Doty’s and Sherry Turkle’s most recent books, Deep Lane and Reclaiming Conversation

Harvard’s Phi Beta Kappa ceremony kicks off Commencement week on May 23.

3.23.17

Drew Faust speaking on the Civil War and the Vietnam War at Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Drew Faust, in Ho Chi Minh City, on the Civil War and the Vietnam War

3.23.17

Mark Zuckerberg: an honorary doctoral gown to go with that iconic gray T-shirt

Courtesy of Facebook

The University announces Facebook’s CEO as its headliner for May 25.

3.7.17

Chao Center

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Chao Center, a Law School alumnus as vice-presidential nominee, sexual-assault lexicon, Gen Ed transition, and more

September-October 2016

Ruth Rabb and Leon Starr

Ruth Rabb and Leon Starr
Photographs by Jim Harrison

The oldest graduates at Commencement

July-August 2016

Top row from left: Thomas G. Everett and Roger W. Ferguson Jr. Bottom row from left: John H. McArthur and Betsey Bradley Urschel

Top row from left: Thomas G. Everett and Roger W. Ferguson Jr. Bottom row from left: John H. McArthur and Betsey Bradley Urschel

Photograph by Stu Rosner

For “extraordinary service to the University”

July-August 2016

Joshuah Brian Campbell

Joshuah Brian Campbell

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A multitalented student, political zingers, a retiring Commencement directors, final-club ribbing, and more

July-August 2016