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A new motion aims to bring the proposed ban before the full Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


Back row from left: Arnold Rampersad, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, El Anatsui, Elaine Fuchs, and Martin Rees. Front row from left: David Brion Davis, Stephen Spielberg, President Drew Faust, Mary L. Bonauto, Provost Alan Garber, and Judith J. Thomson
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

The University confers honorary degrees on six men and three women.


Graduating students carry streamers into Memorial Church.

Kristen Lovett, M.T.S. ’16, and Sasha Weisse, M.T.S. ’16 carry streamers, leading the graduating class into Memorial Church. Photography by Justin Knight/courtesy of Harvard Divinity School

The Divinity School, which is celebrating its bicentennial, held a service that drew from texts from the Qur'an to Harry Potter. 


Rashida Jones Photograph by Jim Harrison

At Harvard College Class Day, the actress urges students to create their own lives, and always choose love.


Marcelle de Souza Goncalves Meira
Photograph by Susan Young/courtesy of the Harvard Business School

An HBS graduate describes life after her husband's death, and an alumnus recounts the moments that defined his career.


David M. Rubenstein
Courtesy The Carlyle Group

An orderly, future succession, from educator to investment manager, on the senior governing board


Madeline Albright
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government/staff photographer

“We cannot will away or wall away the world,” said the former secretary of state. 


Award-winner actor Sarah Jessica Parker speaks at Harvard Law School's Class Day. Photograph by Martha Stewart/courtesy of Harvard Law School

Actress and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker promotes listening” at Harvard Law School’s Class Day.


The Harvard ROTC class of 2016

The Harvard ROTC class of 2016. They are: (from left) at rear, James Clarke, Lucy Perkins, Carolyn Pushaw, Robert Solmssen, Myles Stroud, and Adam Gracia; in front, Charley Falletta, Anne Nonnamaker, Francis Davis, Steven Wessman, Jimmy Castaño, and Alexander Farrow

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard ROTC’s 2016 joint commissioning ceremony ushers a dozen new officers into the armed services.