Willie Cole calls himself a "perceptual engineer." He mines the visual layers of irons, ironing boards, gas hoses, high-heeled shoes, and even plastic water bottles. PBS's State of the Arts goes on location to an exhibit of his Beauties prints at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard.
In 2001, Janet Connors’ son, Joel James Turner, was stabbed to death in his Dorchester apartment. The grieving mother realized her path forward would be rooted in forgiveness, rather than retribution.
Radcliffe Professor Anthony Jack talks about his new book, The Privileged Poor, which addresses the struggles of low-income students at elite schools.
Pediatric oncologist Lisa Diller RI '19 is studying the implications of genetic testing in newborns.
San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz spoke at Radcliffe's "Unsettled Citizens" conference about how Puerto Ricans are US citizens but are not treated equally.
The Harvard Gazette spoke with Professor Sarah Lewis, whose course “Vision & Justice: The Art of Citizenship” is the creative inspiration behind the “Vision & Justice” convening.
Francisco Goldman RI '19 explores New Bedford, Massachusetts, for his latest novel.
As any writer will tell you, the process of writing is riddled with anguish, angst, and the ever-popular procrastination. For Lauren Groff RI '19, it’s also filled with productive failure.
“Communication Can Be a . . . Drag” provided a fitting and “playful” introduction to a conference meant to examine gender expression.
In a day of discussions devoted to how humans use their bodies to communicate, the original voice of Siri shared her experience as the sound of Apple iPhone’s virtual assistant.
“It didn’t occur to me that a person of my background could be a writer,” said Min Jin Lee RI '19. “I didn’t know anyone from my background who was one.”
Sarah Reckhow RI '19 and collaborators explain how deep-pocketed national donors are changing local school politics.
Brinda Rana—member of a NASA-sponsored research team examining what happens to astronauts during prolonged space flights—shared how zero gravity affects the body.
Poet Evie Shockley RI '19 speaks to the Boston Globe about her favorite books and sources of literary inspiration.
“Every American should know her name and her decades-long work to secure the rights of farmworkers, women, and other disadvantaged people,” said Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin.
Even as climate change reaches new and terrifying levels, hope remains—but the time to act is now, says Daniel M. Kammen.
Radcliffe Professor Erica Chenoweth's research suggests that nonviolent civil resistance is far more successful in creating broad-based change than violent campaigns.
Lucia Jacobs RI '19 is exploring squirrel brains, particularly how the animals cache and retrieve their food and what happens in the memory-associated hippocampus during that process.
SETI astronomer Jill Tarter—who was among the speakers at this year’s Radcliffe science symposium, “The Undiscovered”—on the search for intelligent life.
Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin emphasizes Radcliffe’s role as a place for members of the Harvard community to convene and collaborate with one another.
Reginald Dwayne Betts RI '12 writes: "After serving time for a crime I committed at 16, I discovered how hard it is for a felon to get a second chance."
Composer, musicologist, and theremin player Dorit Chrysler set history to sound, without the slightest touch, in a presentation with physicist John Huth.
“Feminisms Now!” featured a panel of five millennial feminist activists, artists, and writers who discussed the "intersectional" nature of 21st century feminism.