honorary degree

Former President George H. W. Bush, left, shakes hands with Vice President and Secretary of Harvard University Marc Goodheart, right, as Bush is awarded with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during Harvard commencement ceremonies, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Elder Bush, Queen of Soul honored at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A former president and the Queen of Soul have received honorary degrees from Harvard University. George H.W. Bush, Aretha Franklin and six others were honored at Thursday’s commencement. Harvard President Drew […]

05/29/2014

Oprah Winfrey wearing cap and gown at ceremony where she received honorary degree from Harvard during commencement ceremonies, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Winfrey to speak at Harvard commencement exercises

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is the featured speaker during afternoon exercises at Harvard University’s commencement. Harvard’s 362nd commencement begins Thursday morning with the annual conferring of degrees and honorary degrees. Winfrey […]

05/30/2013

Japanese-American WWII students sought

The University of Southern California has joined the Nisei College Diploma Project to track down surviving Japanese-American students and grant them honorary degrees. The students’ college careers were interrupted when they were sent to World […]

03/19/2012

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