From Prison to Poverty

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

"Just about everyone leaves prison and enters poverty," said Harvard sociologist and Radcliffe fellow Bruce Western, who recently completed a study tracking 122 incarcerated men and women who were released back into society. 

A Different Kind of Drug Research

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady

Harvard Law School Professor Philip Heymann and Mathea Falco, president of Drug Strategies, share why they are looking back at history and ahead for fresh answers on America’s long “war on drugs."

A Plague of Snow

The New Yorker
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Photo by Henri ColePhoto by Henri Cole

Fellow Henri Cole's story of the Boston blizzards, from the New Yorker

Q & A with Novelist ZZ Packer

The Boston Globe
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

In a Boston Globe Q&A with Bibliophiles columnist Amy Sutherland, novelist ZZ Packer talks about reading Herman Melville, Toni Morrison, and books that helped her research her new work-in-progress, "The Thousands." 

Death Penalty, in Retreat

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

Radcliffe Institute fellow Carol Steiker, Harvard's Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law, discusses the history of capital punishment and the Supreme Court and the death penalty's waning prominence in American justice.

Justice Ginsburg Will Receive Radcliffe Medal in May

Harvard Crimson
Monday, January 26, 2015

The Harvard Crimson announces that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will receive the Radcliffe Medal this upcoming May in recognition of her advocacy for equality and justice.

Translating Diversity

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Ashford King '15, Ben Miller RI '15, and Nan Baker. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff PhotographerAshford King '15, Ben Miller RI '15, and Nan Baker. Photo by Kevin Grady, Radcliffe Staff Photographer

Harvard College student Ashford King '15 is working on a project called MuralSpeaks! with Radcliffe fellow Ben Miller to locate translations of the poem "The Red Wheelbarrow" in 142 languages.

Radcliffe Institute Fellow Returns to Brooklyn for New Solo Show

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Monday, January 19, 2015
Photo by Harry ChoiPhoto by Harry Choi

Radcliffe 2014 fellow Elise Adibi opens a new solo show in New York. The intallation, "Substance," is in the basement of the Orchard Street gallery and incorporates essential plant oils and its works are connected through substance and smell.

Qarawee: The Strength of ISIS is Related to the Weakness and Ineffectiveness of the State in Iraq and the Region

The Journal of Turkish Weekly
Friday, January 16, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

The Journal of Turkish Weekly has conducted an in-depth interview with Harith al-Qarawee on political and social developments in Iraq and Syria. 

Paris Sirens

The New Yorker
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Photo by Henri ColePhoto by Henri Cole

Poet and fellow Henri Cole was in Paris during the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo. This is his story from the New Yorker