A Different Way of Seeing

Monday, August 8, 2016
Laurence Ralph. Photo by Jonathan KozowykLaurence Ralph. Photo by Jonathan Kozowyk

After studying crime and gang violence in Chicago, Laurence Ralph—the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Social Sciences at Harvard University—turns a critical eye on systemic police brutality.

Back to the Island

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Kristiana Kahakauwila. Photo by Melissa MahoneyKristiana Kahakauwila. Photo by Melissa Mahoney

In her new novel, Radcliffe fellow Kristiana Kahakauwila examines heritage—and water—in Hawaii.

A Family of Common Zeal

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.

Fierce devotion to reform and equality is the dominant theme running through the exhibition Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change, on view at the Schlesinger Library.

Prize-winning Hong Kong-born Poet Sarah Howe Makes Verse of City’s Basic Law

South China Morning Post Magazine
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Having played down her Chinese side while growing up and studying in the UK, Sarah Howe, now at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute, has turned again to that part of her identity as she makes an "erasure poem" out of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution.

Turning the Brain Green

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system—a network fine-tuned over millions of years and focused on survival—help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Neurosurgeon Ann-Christine Duhaime RI '16 thinks it’s entirely possible. 

The Sound of Her Voice

Boston Review
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Since long before the publication of Loop of Jade (2015), her debut collection, Sarah Howe has been a highly regarded and much-loved member of the UK poetry scene. She is not currently in the UK, however; for a little while longer, she is a fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Nature as Storm Defender

Harvard Gazette
Monday, June 27, 2016
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The sometimes negative impact of seawalls was examined during Radcliffe's "Next in Science" series featuring Northeastern University's Rachel Gittman and Ana Širović of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, June 3, 2016

The Harvard Crimson reports that the Radcliffe Institute "has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the Institute at nearly 80 percent of its target." 

Prestigious Fellowship for UA's Dimitrios Psaltis

University of Arizona News
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The astronomy professor has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute fellowship to explore the edges of known physics by looking at black holes and exchanging ideas with scientists, artists and filmmakers at Harvard University.

Former Convict Graduates from Yale Law School

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Boston Globe narrates 2012 fellow Dwayne Betts's path from poet at the Radcliffe Institute to graduate of Yale Law School. 

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