Nonviolent Resistance Proves Potent Weapon

Harvard Gazette
Monday, February 4, 2019
The artwork, "Love and Revolution,"  revolutionary graffiti at Saleh Selim Street on the island of Zamalek, Cairo, was photographed by Hossam el-Hamalawy on Oct. 23, 2011.The artwork, "Love and Revolution," revolutionary graffiti at Saleh Selim Street on the island of Zamalek, Cairo, was photographed by Hossam el-Hamalawy on Oct. 23, 2011.

Radcliffe Professor Erica Chenoweth's research suggests that nonviolent civil resistance is far more successful in creating broad-based change than violent campaigns.

To Tackle Climate Change, Share Burden—and Benefits

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Daniel M. Kammen speaking at Radcliffe's Knafel Center. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerDaniel M. Kammen speaking at Radcliffe's Knafel Center. Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

Even as climate change reaches new and terrifying levels, hope remains—but the time to act is now, says Daniel M. Kammen.

As Recipe Cards Disappear, Families Scramble to Preserve Cherished Memories

The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Harvard's Schlesinger Library is digitizing its collection of handwritten cookbooks, including a notebook kept by famed chef Dione Lucas likely during the 1930s. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryHarvard's Schlesinger Library is digitizing its collection of handwritten cookbooks, including a notebook kept by famed chef Dione Lucas likely during the 1930s. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

The internet is making paper recipes obsolete, but many modern cooks see the cards as tangible mementos of favorite foods and the beloved cooks who made them over and over again.

Alabama Group Reverses Course, Wants to Honor Angela Davis

CNN
Friday, January 25, 2019

An Alabama civil rights group that rescinded an award for Angela Davis said it learned from its "mistakes" over the controversial move and asked the Birmingham native to accept the honor after all.

Radcliffe Scholar Tracks Squirrels in Search of Memory Gains

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Harvard file photoHarvard file photo

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.

Attracted by Authors with Wisdom to Share

The Boston Globe
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Min Jin Lee, best-selling author of the novels Pachinko and Free Food for Millionaires, is working on the third installment of her trilogy about Koreans while she is a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.

Cosmic Images, Captured in Quilts at Harvard Exhibit "Measure"

The Boston Globe
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Detail of a quilt by Anna Von Mertens depicting stars fading from view on the morning of Henrietta Leavitt's birth. Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach GalleryDetail of a quilt by Anna Von Mertens depicting stars fading from view on the morning of Henrietta Leavitt's birth. Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Anna Von Mertens stitches patterns of stars and galaxies into quilts, charting their movement with astronomical software in her remarkable show, Measure, at the Radcliffe Institute.

Chasing after the Weird and the Wild

The Boston Globe
Friday, December 21, 2018
Photo by Kristin KozelskyPhoto by Kristin Kozelsky

The Boston Globe speaks with writer Lauren Groff RI '19, who will work on a new novel during her Radcliffe fellowship. 

Engaging Radcliffe with the World

Harvard Magazine
Monday, December 17, 2018
Photo by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Rose Lincoln, Harvard Staff Photographer

Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin emphasizes Radcliffe’s role as a place for members of the Harvard community to convene and collaborate with one another. 

Barnstable High School Students’ Creativity Opens Harvard Science Symposium

The Barnstable Patriot
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Undiscovered

Three Barnstable High School students, whose collaborative project was featured at Radcliffe's "The Undiscovered" science symposium, impress local school committee with their work.

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