An Exploratory Seminar attempted to understand the epigenome, “a complex switching mechanism” that tells each cell what its function is.
The Schlesinger Library marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with an exhibition of diaries, letters, photographs, prints, and more.
November 29, 2014, marked the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre—a massacre of Native Americans so horrific that it prompted two Congressional investigations, forced the resignation of two leaders, and launched years of battle with the Plains Indians following the Civil War.
During a recent visit to the Radcliffe Institute, the internationally acclaimed artist Kara Walker made a surprising admission for someone whose bold, provocative work has had such a broad impact.
What do sea turtles, pulsars, shantytowns, and a seahorse-shaped section of the brain have in common? As came to light during a fall 2014 Radcliffe science symposium, multidisciplinary research on these and other topics is beginning to spark insights into how humans and other creatures find their way in the world.
Melissa Harris-Perry, the social scientist and MSNBC host, shared insights from her scholarly research—delivered with the “touch of speechifying” for which she’s known.
A fall gathering celebrated the generosity of the Johnson-Kulukundis family for their $10 million investment in the arts at Harvard.
A professor of computer science at the University of Padova, in Italy, Francesca Rossi RI ’15 specializes in artificial intelligence and multiagent systems.
“Radcliffe is a microcosm of the University at its best,” Robert N. Shapiro ’72, JD ’78 says. “It’s an example of how Harvard can be more unified. Radcliffe catalyzes ideas, and that is the stuff of a great research university.”