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Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Graduate student union protesters, May 2019

Photograph by Michael Dwyer/Associated Press


After more than a year negotiating, the union sets a deadline of December 3. 


Daishi Miguel Tanaka ’19
Photography by Ela Chavez ’21

DACA recipient Daishi Miguel Tanaka '19 graduated last month without his parents in attendance.


Davóne Tines
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Short takes from Commencement, from a stirring “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and powerful reunion moments to Mme. Caller and a neglected feline would-be honorand

July-August 2019

President Bacow’s lighter, and personal, side during Commencement week

July-August 2019

President Bacow’s first baccalaureate

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/HPAC

Commencement remarks on character and conduct by President Lawrence S. Bacow, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Teju Cole, and more

July-August 2019

The honorands of 2019

July-August 2019

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(1 of 9) Bright-red clackers helped public-health degree candidates promote hand-washing.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

At the 368th Commencement, sober talk about the times—and life lessons from a cohort of powerful women

July-August 2019

From left: Teresita Alvarez-Bjelland, Dan H. Fenn Jr., Tamara Elliott Rogers
Photographs from left by: Jim Harrison; Kris Snibbe/HPAC; Jim Harrsion

For extraordinary service to the University

July-August 2019