On Wednesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 25, HDS and Harvard University celebrated Commencement. At HDS, 106 degrees were awarded to graduating students. Proud family members and friends, staff, alumni, and the students themselves, shared pictures, videos, and thoughts about Commencement on social media. Read more about 2017 HDS Commencement Storify
At morning exercises in Harvard Yard on May 25, graduating MTS student Walter Smelt III spoke on behalf of Harvard graduate students on recognizing the limits of knowledge and engaging with the wider world.Read more about How to be Bewildered at Harvard
David D. Price, MDiv '17, was selected by his student colleagues as the class speaker for HDS Commencement 2017. The following remarks were delivered by Price at the Diploma Awarding Ceremony on May 25.Read more about A Step Toward Freedom
Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies Stephanie Paulsell was the faculty speaker during the Multireligious Commencement Service on May 24, 2017. Below are her remarks: Read more about Bearing Witness
Professor Catherine Brekus takes listeners on a journey through the history of American chosenness and how the concepts relate to our understanding of American exceptionalism today during The Faith Angle Forum in May.