Alienation Proves Fertile State of Mind for Lauren Groff

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Photo by Kristin KozelskyPhoto by Kristin Kozelsky

The Harvard Gazette spoke with fiction writer and Radcliffe fellow Lauren Groff about subversive prose, mothers and children, and crafting a vivid sense of place.

Military, Veterans Study at Harvard

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Veterans and active members of the military who are taking part in the Warrior-Scholar Project discuss the Declaration of Independence in Cabot Science Library. Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff PhotographerVeterans and active members of the military who are taking part in the Warrior-Scholar Project discuss the Declaration of Independence in Cabot Science Library. Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Schlesinger Library director Jane Kamensky is in her third year of teaching a boot camp seminar for the Warrior-Scholar Project, which aims to ease veterans' transition to college life.

For Marilynne Robinson, Literary Explorer, Gifts of Language Reward Journey

Harvard Gazette
Friday, July 6, 2018
Photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Robinson, who spoke recently with James Wood during a discussion at Radcliffe, answers questions from the Harvard Gazette about her life as novelist, essayist, and teacher.

The Fragile Future of Reform in Saudi Arabia

The Atlantic
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is working to change many faces of his kingdom’s society, but Hala Aldosari RI '18 wonders whether he can keep a grip on power.

Martha Minow Named University Professor

The Harvard Crimson
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Photo by Madeline R. LearPhoto by Madeline R. Lear

Martha L. Minow RI '18 has been named a University Professor, the highest honor a Harvard faculty member can receive. With the distinction, she joins 25 of Harvard’s most prominent faculty members as University Professors—including former University President Lawrence S. Summers, MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient Henry Louis Gates Jr., and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Greenblatt.

"In Our Common Spaces Lie Uncommon Opportunities"

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Photo by Ke TangPhoto by Ke Tang

As her tenure as Harvard’s 28th president ends, Drew Faust leaves a campus more connected than ever. And with the proliferation of so many common spaces, more possibilities for even greater connections.

Gymsuits, Pre-Spandex

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstitutePhoto by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

In our age of athleisure, of clothes that contour and compress, of aspiring to a high-performance life—sweatless and chafe-free—it’s a jarring sight: the workout wear of a Radcliffe student from the turn of the 20th century.

Writing Crime into Race

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Photo by Stu RosnerPhoto by Stu Rosner

“You should have a record.” That sentence dropped like a hammer inside the meeting room where Radcliffe Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, then 21 years old, was sitting across the table from a Philadelphia police-union lawyer, answering questions about the day he’d briefly been arrested.

Minow Named University Professor

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Photo by Ken RichardsonPhoto by Ken Richardson

Human rights expert Martha Minow RI '18, the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School and a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, has been named a University Professor, Harvard’s highest faculty honor.

Michael Pollan Takes a Trip

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

Michael Pollan RI '16, author, lecturer, and science writer, experimented with psychedelics as part of his new book on the latest research in the field.

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