Photograph courtesy of Harvard University.
The former NBA star headlines the undergraduates’ virtual celebration May 26.
Photograph by Leah L. Jones, Photographer, National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
The acclaimed poet and director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will speak at the annual meeting on June 4—and other graduation-week speakers are announced.
From left to right: Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, Preston N. Williams.
Photographs courtesy of HAA.
Alumni Association announces Harvard Medalists.
Ruth J. Simmons
Courtesy of Prairie View A&M
The spring semester, coronavirus KO’s in-person Commencement, and fall prospects
A screen shot from the closing moments of the 2020 virtual degree-granting ceremony (a technologically enabled singing of “Fair Harvard”)—an exercise now being replicated in some form for a second consecutive pandemic spring
The 370th degree-conferral will be online for the second consecutive year—with Ruth Simmons as guest speaker.
Philip W. Lovejoy, executive director, Harvard Alumni Association
Photograph by Will Halsey/Courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association
The alumni association announces the inevitable.
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications
HAA president John West promotes interconnections within the University.
Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives
Fall semester interrupted, a century ago
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine
Details of the virtual degree-conferral ceremonies
David L. Evans, Leila T. Fawaz, and Joseph J. O’Donnell
Photographs from left: HPAC, George Ellmore, and HPAC
For extraordinary service to the University
Nelson Mandela, holding his honorary degree, and University Marshal Rick Hunt
Photograph by Jim Harrison
Campus and Commencement without people, social distance, Dr. Fauci, and a meaningful password
The author (right) sitting with blockmates Mike Shirek (left) and Ernie Omondi (center) as they watched virtual Commencement
Photograph courtesy of Caroline Englemayer
A return to campus, to take in virtual graduation with friends