"Siri, Who Provided Your Voice?"

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Susan Bennett is the voice of Siri. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe InstituteSusan Bennett is the voice of Siri. Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

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.

What a (Spirited) Drag

Harvard Gazette
Friday, March 1, 2019
  Performer Corey Williams/Anisa Love leads dancers on stage. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer Performer Corey Williams/Anisa Love leads dancers on stage. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

This year's annual gender conference kicked off with live drag performance, transformation of Harvard professors, and deep discussion about gender and identity.

A Surprising Blend of Poetry, Sci-Fi, and "Bloom County"

The Boston Globe
Friday, February 22, 2019
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Poet Evie Shockley RI '19 speaks to the Boston Globe about her favorite books and sources of literary inspiration.

The Experience Questionnaire: Min Jin Lee

Experience Magazine
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Photo by Elena SeibertPhoto by Elena Seibert

"I learned how to write fiction by writing some bad drafts. Those rotten drafts were useful and necessary."

Min Jin Lee on Her New Novel and Writing about the Korean Diaspora

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Photo by Ella RinaldoPhoto by Ella Rinaldo

“I worry a great deal about how Koreans are perceived,” the author says.

A Crossroads in Biomedicine?

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Nicole C. Nelson is spending her fellowship year researching the origins of the replication crisis in pre-clinical research: the experiments on animals and cell cultures that inspire the development of new pharmaceuticals. 

Dolores Huerta to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Raising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez. She will be honored with the Radcliffe Medal in May. Design based on Dolores movie poster, artwork courtesy PBS DistributionRaising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, Dolores Huerta was an equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez. She will be honored with the Radcliffe Medal in May. Design based on Dolores movie poster, artwork courtesy PBS Distribution

Dolores Huerta, the civil rights icon who fought to build a nationwide coalition protecting farmworkers, will receive the Radcliffe Medal on May 31.

Dolores Huerta to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Dolores Huerta. Photo courtesy of the Dolores Huerta FoundationDolores Huerta. Photo courtesy of the Dolores Huerta Foundation

The labor and civil-rights activist who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association (now the United Farm Workers), will receive the Radcliffe Medal and speak to guests at Radcliffe Day on May 31, during Commencement week.

Labor Leader and Rights Advocate Dolores Huerta to Receive Radcliffe Medal

The Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study awarded this year's Radcliffe Medal to Dolores C. Huerta. Photo: Soumyaa MazumderThe Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study awarded this year's Radcliffe Medal to Dolores C. Huerta. Photo: Soumyaa Mazumder

Prominent labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores C. Huerta will receive this year’s Radcliffe Medal, the highest honor given by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Twins in Space

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Mark (left) and Scott Kelly participated in the NASA Twins Study, which focused on the strain of spaceflight on the human body. Scott spent a year in space while Mark remained on Earth. Photo by Robert Markowoto/NASAMark (left) and Scott Kelly participated in the NASA Twins Study, which focused on the strain of spaceflight on the human body. Scott spent a year in space while Mark remained on Earth. Photo by Robert Markowoto/NASA

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.

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