Radcliffe Raises $42 Million In Capital Campaign

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study has drawn in $42 million in gifts and pledges towards its capital campaign goal of $70 million, reports the Harvard Crimson

The Rule-breaking Sisters Grimke

Harvard Gazette
Monday, March 2, 2015
Louise Knight and Dan Carpenter by Rose LincolnLouise Knight and Dan Carpenter by Rose Lincoln

A lecture at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study this week included a speech that drew wild applause. That wouldn’t have been remarkable, except that the speech was more than 175 years old.

Her Honor, Honored

Harvard Magazine
Sunday, March 1, 2015

Harvard Magazine highlights justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the Radcliffe 2015 Medalist. 

A New Name, and Wider Recognition, for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The New Yorker
Friday, February 27, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe fellow Meghan O'Rourke writes a New Yorker piece about chronic fatigue syndrome and what's ahead for the diagnosis of the disease. 

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
By Henri ColeBy Henri Cole

Poet and fellow Henri Cole and his 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.

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.