Leaders in the field of navigation, including Donner Professor of Science John Huth, converged on Radcliffe's annual science symposium to discuss findings in everything from brain science to animal navigation to the psychology of how a lost person behaves—which can give rescuers important cues about where to look.
Radcliffe fellow Harith Al-Qarawee shares insights with CNN on the rise of ISIS: "This is very much a conflict that is molded and shaped by the geopolitical competition between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the region."
Like no other time since World War II, foreign academics and students are being forcibly displaced due to violence and political persecution. Following are stories of one scholar —an Albanian writer living in Greece, Gazmend Kapllani, who was also a Radcliffe fellow in 2013. The stories demonstrate the growing threats to dissident intellectuals around the world.
Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, talks about her new book, The Secret History of Wonder Woman.
Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Radcliffe Institute Lizabeth Cohen celebrate a $12.5 million fund from Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson ’57 and Rupert H. Johnson Jr. to enhance the creative arts at Harvard.