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Meredith Rosenthal (center) spoke about pharmaceutical marketing's role in the opioid crisis. She is  Gray professor of health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Photograph by Keith Tolman


A joint Harvard-University of Michigan summit addresses opioids stigma, drug marketing, and race. 


Dan Chiasson and Eric Lander
Photographs from left: courtesy of Dan Chiasson and Casey Atkins Photography/Courtesy of Broad Institute

The Broad Institute president and Wellesley poet will speak at the annual Commencement event.


Al Gore
Photograph by Seb Daly/Collision via Sportsfile

The climate-change advocate and former vice president will address graduating seniors on May 29. 


Photograph by Jim Harrison

Speakers, ceremonies, and celebrations

May-June 2019

Jason Luke

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Harvard’s behind-the-scenes Commencement hero

May-June 2019

Dolores Huerta

Photo courtesy of the Dolores Huerta Foundation

The labor rights organizer will be honored on May 31. 


Angela Merkel

Photograph by 360b/Alamy Stock Photo

The German chancellor will deliver the Commencement address on May 30, 2019.