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From left, top to bottom: Cigall Kadoch, Shingo Kajimura, Emily Balskus, Flaminia Catteruccia, Sun Hur

Photographs courtesy of the subjects unless otherwise noted.

Photograph of Flaminia Catteruccia courtesy Wikimedia Commons/ Harvard SPH. 


The designation comes with $9 million in research support


Photograph of Commencement guest speaker Ruth J. Simmons

Ruth J. Simmons, the guest speaker
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The Morning Exercises—further adapted for the era of COVID and streaming—come with strong messages about racial justice.


Clockwise from top left: Frances H. Arnold, Salman Khan, Margaret H. Marshall, Martin Baron, Anna Deavere Smith, Sebastião Salgado, and Arlie R. Hochschild

Screenshots and collages by Harvard Magazine

A Nobel-winning chemist, a documentary dramatist and a photojournalist, a preeminent news editor, and more


Jeremy Lin
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A former NBA star and a U.S. Senator speak to new graduates.


Graduate School of Arts and Sciences honorands (clockwise from top left:  Lotte Bailyn, John Hutchinson, Marvin Kalb, and Margaret McIntosh

Courtesy of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Four alumni of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are honored.


Screenshot of Emily Romero Gonzales

Emily Romero Gonzales '21
Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

President Bacow on reconnecting with other people, and new First-Gen and LGBTQ+ graduation celebrations join the roster


Lawrence S. Bacow

Lawrence S. Bacow

“This has not been a typical year”—but a tradition resumes, virtually.


Photograph portrait of Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University.

The former NBA star headlines the undergraduates’ virtual celebration May 26.


Photograph of Kevin Young

Kevin Young

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.