Graduation Ceremonies


Harvard Chan School Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, May 27, 2021

This year’s virtual program featured remarks from Dean Michelle Williams; our keynote speaker, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization; Russell Simons, student speaker; and Carmon Davis, president of the Harvard Chan School Alumni Association. And a presentation of the 2021 graduating class of the Harvard Chan School.

An on-demand version of the Harvard Chan School Graduation Ceremony will be available shortly.

Harvard University Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Featuring addresses (including one salutatory in Latin) by three students from the college and graduate schools, remarks from President Lawrence S. Bacow, a celebration of honorary degree candidates, and a very special address by Ruth Simmons, PhD ’73, president of Prairie View A&M University.

Click here to watch the Harvard University Graduation Ceremony on-demand

Harvard Chan School Awards Presentation

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Watch this year’s virtual celebration of staff, faculty, and student award recipients. This year, Dean Michelle Williams presented the Next Generation Award. This award, established on the occasion of the School’s 100th anniversary, honors an individual under the age of 40 whose leadership and commitment to health as a human right inspires all young people to make “health for all” a global priority.

Click here to watch the Awards Presentation on-demand
Read about the award winners here

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