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Video: An Operatic Honorary Degree

5.26.11

Plácido Domingo and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Plácido Domingo and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Photograph by Stu Rosner

At the Morning Exercises, Harvard President Drew Faust conferred an honorary degree on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, L ’59. Fellow honorand Plácido Domingo sang the end of the conferral to her. View a video here:

Read about all this year's honorary degree recipients, or browse our complete coverage of Commencement 2011.

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Photograph by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg/Harvard Magazine

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Photograph by Tommy LaVergne/Rice University

Sarah Whiting Named Dean of the Graduate School of Design

Alan Gilbert ’65, Ph.D. ’74 (twice suspended, separated, and readmitted in 1973 by a two-thirds faculty vote) speaks at a gathering of current and former student activists three days before Friday’s conference. 

Photograph by Lydia S.C. Rosenberg/Harvard Magazine

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