Anne E. Wojcicki explained her view of the genetics company’s role in the changing world of healthcare and her beliefs on information privacy and consumer choice.
Radcliffe event focused on how COVID-19 has exacerbated racial and economic inequalities in higher education.
Historian Barbara Haber and chef Lydia Shire discussed how food, whether in the home or professional domain, has long been associated with gender and a range of social and political realities.
Amid a national reckoning on race, Harvard's Radcliffe-based program is pressing forward with efforts to examine its historic ties to slavery and their lasting effects.
Harvard scholars and analysts—including Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin and past fellows Kenneth Mack, Carol Steiker, and Dan Carpenter—reflect on politics, divisiveness, diversity, and disinformation.
Harvard experts—including Radcliffe's Sandra Susan Smith and Kaia Stern—weigh in on police reform, decarceration, juvenile justice, and changing our policies toward immigrants.
Radcliffe fellow Alaa Murabit says that women involved in conflict resolution are more likely to focus on community needs, especially education and health care.
Prison reform activists argued in favor of high-quality education in prisons at a webinar hosted by Radcliffe.
Scientists Speak on Water's Role in Climate Change, Public Health and Planetary Science at Radcliffe Institute Event
The event was part of the Radcliffe Insitute's “Next in Science” series spotlighting the work of up-and-coming researchers.
Sara Bleich and Sabrina Strings discussed how slavery-era inequities are linked to modern health disparities, higher obesity, and disproportionately high COVID-19 mortality rates among Black Americans.
The Black Lives Matter uprisings were remarkably nonviolent. When there was violence, very often police or counterprotesters were reportedly directing it at the protesters.
Radcliffe project marks 19th Amendment centennial while focusing on the women who would not be fully enfranchised for decades more.
Radcliffe webinar exploring the legacy of slavery upends myths of Northern blamelessness.
The Institute hosted Hannah-Jones as part of the presidential initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery.
Christian Rutz RI '20 and other researchers are examining human impact on wildlife using data collected during the pandemic quarantine.
Radcliffe Professor Tiya Miles discusses why she believes a better understanding of the past is as likely to be found in a formal archive, a national park, or a conversation with an elderly relative as it is in the classroom.
Author Michael Pollan discusses his latest work on the world’s most-used psychoactive substance.
The Schlesinger Library's new online collection contains more than 32 million tweets, 1,100 webpages, and thousands of articles reflecting a range of perspectives.
Scholar Ibram X. Kendi, an incoming Radcliffe Institute fellow, talks about his new picture book and how to start conversations about racism with children.
Radcliffe panel explores the nation’s history of policing, what it will take to overhaul a system seen as rife with misconduct and racism, and how America is failing to live up to its democratic beliefs.
The Radcliffe Institute hosted “Naming Racism,” a discussion focused on identifying the historic and ongoing social roots of racism denial, and strategies for raising awareness.
“A substantial share of those currently on temporary layoff are likely to become permanent job losers. We need to plan for this,” says Harvard economist Lawrence F. Katz.
“There is no question that COVID-19 will drive food insecurity into the mainstream,” says Harvard public health policy researcher Sara Bleich.
"COVID-19 detrimentally impacts people with addiction and people in pain, making vulnerable people even more vulnerable," says sociologist Liz Chiarello.
Historian Liette Gidlow RI '20 speaks on the tension between in-person voting and public health as American states scramble to adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Esra Akcan RI '20, a professor in Cornell's Department of Architecture, answers questions as part of a series on the wide-ranging effects of COVID-19.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust many of our activities into cyberspace, Fran Berman RI ’20 discusses the need for comprehensive privacy protections, better security standards, and a national discussion about when surveillance is acceptable.
Harvard experts, including Radcliffe's Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Kaia Stern, warn of rapid spread in prisons amid crowded conditions and large numbers of older individuals with chronic conditions.
The Radcliffe Institute hosted an online discussion with Mary T. Bassett and Khalil Gibran Muhammad about the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on poorer Americans and communities of color.