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The proposed 14-acre parcel, in purple stripes, sits south of Harvard Business School and east of the new science and engineering complex. The larger purple space represents the full 36-acre parcel eventually planned for commercial development. 

Courtesy of the Harvard Planning Office

News

The first step of what may become a much larger commercial district

12.8.17

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

The 2017 honorands 

July-August 2017

Haiyang Zhao, LL.M. ’17, adjusts a rain poncho from the Law School.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Harvard’s wet 366th Commencement proved the occasion for thoughtful conversations about social media, inclusion, and the political landscape.

July-August 2017