Michael R. Bloomberg used his platform at Thursday’s Commencement Day Afternoon Exercises to deliver a stinging critique of what he identified as a culture of intellectual repression in American higher education and governance.
Former President George H. W. Bush received one of eight honorary degrees at Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Exercises on Thursday.
Faust surprised some in attendance by weaving the show’s dark storyline into an address that is usually celebratory and sentimental.
Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 called upon the College's Class of 2014 to be open to criticism and “see the truth and speak the truth” about discrimination in society today.
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Samantha J. Power encouraged the 565 students graduating from the the Kennedy School of Government to spread the ideals of democracy across the globe.