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Commencement 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Photograph by Dawani Olatunde/Wani Olatunde Photography

The decorated author is best known for her novels and feminist writing. 

4.19.18

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Speakers, ceremonies, and celebrations

May-June 2018

FAS dean to step down, John Lewis to speak at Commencement, Hillary Clinton at Radcliffe, and more

May-June 2018

Hillary Clinton

Photograph courtesy of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

The ceremony will take place during Commencement week on May 25.

3.8.18

John Lewis

Photograph courtesy of Congressman John Lewis

A civil-rights leader returns to campus.

 

2.28.18

Leon Starr and Rhoda Lesser Diamond brave the inclement weather on Commencement Day.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The oldest graduates at Commencement

July-August 2017

Honorees include an architect, athletics enthusiast, and longtime University administrator.

July-August 2017

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences honorees (from left) Russell A. Mittermeier, Sarah P. Morris, Thomas F. Pettigrew, and Richard Sennett

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

Honorands whose contributions to society emerged from graduate study

July-August 2017

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Regalia update, alumni who serve alma mater, family ties, notable guests, and more features from the festival rites

July-August 2017

Mark Zuckerberg
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Words of wisdom from Joe Biden, Drew Faust, Mark Zuckerberg, student speakers, and more

July-August 2017