A man carrying an umbrella walks beside a set of train tracks

The Poetics of Homelessness

A Harvard graduate’s reflections on being unhoused

by Jason Adam Sheets

The shut gates of Harvard Yard

Locked In

Addressing bias and hatred, challenging governance, reacting to protest, and trying to find a way forward

by John S. Rosenberg

Phi Beta Kappa orator Drew Gilpin Faust

The Week’s Words

Commencement rhetoric on threats to higher education, melding divergent views, doing good, and combating the loss of trust

Sasha the University police community engagement dog wearing Commencement regalia

Commencement Confetti

Seniors’ work plans, Sasha stylin’, reunion sonnet, and more

Honorary degree recipients Joy Harjo, Jennie Chin Hansen, and Sylvester James Gates Jr.

Honoris Causa

Harvard’s 2024 honorary degree recipients

Commencement photos: Kennedy Schoolers ready to rule the world; Isabella E. Peña ’24 belts out the national anthem; a professor-student pose; ; pro-Palestinian protestors preparing to walk out

Commencement 372 7/8

Harvard’s tumultuous year ends in modified festival rites, amid passionate protests.

by John S. Rosenberg

Oval black and white image of Frederick Douglas with gold frame around image

Vision and Justice

How photographs promote social justice

by Nina Pasquini

Norton Anthology

The DNA of World Literature

A new Norton Anthology, edited by Harvard’s Martin Puchner, reimagines the global literary tradition. 

by Nina Pasquini

Man wearing red Harvard baseball cap addresses audience form podium

Harvard Alumni Day with Courtney B. Vance

Protest interruptions and a call to do “the right thing” 

by Lydialyle Gibson

President Alan Garber greets Bertram A. “Bert” Huberman ’44  and George Post ’45

Heads of the Parade

And a precedent-setting eightieth Harvard reunion

by Nina Pasquini

Harvard Professor Scott Kominers on NFTs and Brands

The coming digital revolution and how NFTs will transform ownership, brands, and how we create

by Olivia Farrar