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Photograph of Lawrence S. Bacow

President Lawrence S. Bacow

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Larry Bacow puts Harvard in the perspective of the pandemic.

4.6.20

Photograph of Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates
Photograph courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The philanthropist will highlight Radcliffe Day during Harvard’s Commencement week.

2.26.20

Photograph of Marty Baron

Marty Baron
Photograph courtesy of Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post

During an era of shrinking newspapers and political attacks on journalism, The Washington Post’s editor will be honored.

2.18.20

Then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated in 2017 to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

In 2017, then-Harvard president Drew Faust and Harvard Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveiled a monument dedicated to people enslaved by law school benefactor Isaac Royall Jr.

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The president announces a $5-million initiative.

11.22.19

Daishi Miguel Tanaka ’19
Photography by Ela Chavez ’21

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

6.20.19

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