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Students crowded in University Hall’s Faculty Room, April 1969

Photograph by Daniel Pipes

Freshly developed photos from the upheavals of 1969

5.22.19

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Erika Bailey takes notes as Kabir Gandhi '19 delivers the 2019 Latin Salutatory. 

Photograph by LCR/Harvard Magazine

Preparing three student orators for their big day

5.24.19 | Commencement

William F. Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Senior fellow William F. Lee on the University’s priorities during President Lawrence S. Bacow’s first year

5.23.19 | News

James Breyer (left) with honorand Michael Bloomberg at Harvard’s 2014 Commencement

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Further transition for the senior governing board

5.23.19 | News

Students crowded in University Hall’s Faculty Room, April 1969

Photograph by Daniel Pipes

Freshly developed photos from the upheavals of 1969

5.22.19 | Commencement

At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Joe Brett—veteran and Harvard Kennedy School alumnus—addresses Ukrainian veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War. He writes, “I gave them a pin of my old unit, 24th Corps, which happens to be a blue heart on a white shield…or in this case a symbol for peace. We all wept when I gave this out with the words that it was up to us to all work for peace, now that we have met each other as brothers at this memorial…One former Soviet colonel hugged me and, with tears in his eyes, said that all soldiers should be veterans.”

Photograph courtesy of Joe Brett

A Kennedy School reunioner and Vietnam veteran stresses the need to address moral injury.

5.22.19 | Commencement

Click arrow on right for full image: German President Richard von Weizsäcker, the featured Commencement speaker in 1987—the fortieth anniversary of the historic Marshall Plan address

It helps to be a high official of a powerful European nation—and to have resonant things to say about your American allies.

5.21.19 | Commencement

Meredith Rosenthal (center) spoke about pharmaceutical marketing's role in the opioid crisis. She is  Gray professor of health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Photograph by Keith Tolman

A joint Harvard-University of Michigan summit addresses opioids stigma, drug marketing, and race. 

5.14.19 | News

Latest News

Erika Bailey takes notes as Kabir Gandhi '19 delivers the 2019 Latin Salutatory. 

Photograph by LCR/Harvard Magazine

Preparing three student orators for their big day

5.24.19 | Commencement

William F. Lee, senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Senior fellow William F. Lee on the University’s priorities during President Lawrence S. Bacow’s first year

5.23.19 | News

James Breyer (left) with honorand Michael Bloomberg at Harvard’s 2014 Commencement

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Further transition for the senior governing board

5.23.19 | News

Students crowded in University Hall’s Faculty Room, April 1969

Photograph by Daniel Pipes

Freshly developed photos from the upheavals of 1969

5.22.19 | Commencement

At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Joe Brett—veteran and Harvard Kennedy School alumnus—addresses Ukrainian veterans of the Soviet-Afghan War. He writes, “I gave them a pin of my old unit, 24th Corps, which happens to be a blue heart on a white shield…or in this case a symbol for peace. We all wept when I gave this out with the words that it was up to us to all work for peace, now that we have met each other as brothers at this memorial…One former Soviet colonel hugged me and, with tears in his eyes, said that all soldiers should be veterans.”

Photograph courtesy of Joe Brett

A Kennedy School reunioner and Vietnam veteran stresses the need to address moral injury.

5.22.19 | Commencement

Click arrow on right for full image: German President Richard von Weizsäcker, the featured Commencement speaker in 1987—the fortieth anniversary of the historic Marshall Plan address

It helps to be a high official of a powerful European nation—and to have resonant things to say about your American allies.

5.21.19 | Commencement

Meredith Rosenthal (center) spoke about pharmaceutical marketing's role in the opioid crisis. She is  Gray professor of health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Photograph by Keith Tolman

A joint Harvard-University of Michigan summit addresses opioids stigma, drug marketing, and race. 

5.14.19 | News

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