Martha Minow Named University Professor

The Harvard Crimson
Thursday, June 21, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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“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
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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
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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.

NYU Abu Dhabi’s Panče Naumov Named as 2018–2019 Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Naumov will pursue research in advanced materials science aimed at providing new sustainable solutions to environmental challenges in North Africa and the Middle East.

At Harvard, Clinton Warns of Threats to American Democracy

Boston Herald
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hillary Clinton implored a crowd at Harvard University on Friday to stand up for "the truth, facts and reason" as attacks on the rule of law, free press and elections threaten to undermine American democracy.

Hillary Clinton Says She Is Afraid of Losing Her Country

Saturday, May 26, 2018

American democracy is under very serious threat, Hillary Clinton said during a speech at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Hillary Clinton Receives Radcliffe Medal

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received the 2018 Radcliffe Medal, which annually honors a recipient whose life and work have had a “transformative impact on society.”