Nick Patterson. Photo by Tony RinaldoNick Patterson. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

The Man Who Breaks Codes

An experienced cryptographer of Cold War-era secrets and then developer of predictive math models of the stock market, Nick Patterson RI '17 now takes on the big-data challenges of genetic code.

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Our Changing Oceans

At “From Sea to Changing Sea,” scientists discussed the history of the oceans and the diverse life they hold, the role they play in the global climate system, and the sobering science of how climate change will impact life in the sea and on land.

Photo by Diana LevinePhoto by Diana Levine

Beyond the “Zero Book”

Before she wrote The UnAmericans, Molly Antopol RI '17 worked mostly on what she considered her “zero book,” a collection of short stories that she never showed to anybody outside her workshops and never sent out for publication. She wrote to learn how to write.

Exhibition piece contributed by Alyssa A. GoodmanExhibition piece contributed by Alyssa A. Goodman

Mixed Messages: Exhibition Pushes Artistic Boundaries

The Art of Discovery is an eclectic exhibition, featuring bold work from the 2016–2017 Radcliffe fellowship class—work that transcended academic disciplines.

Shigehisa Kuriyama. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerShigehisa Kuriyama. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

Two New Faculty Directors Named

Alyssa A. Goodman and Shigehisa Kuriyama will join Radcliffe’s Academic Ventures program as faculty directors.

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Archiving a Conservative Legacy

A Schlesinger Library event considered ways to counter archival scarcity of right-leaning voices.

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Sara Bleich Named Pforzheimer Professor

A leading expert of obesity prevention policy, Sara Bleich PhD ’07 has been named a Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.

Jessica Gelman, Janet Rich-Edwards, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer considered women in the realms of sports journalism and marketing. Photo by Tony RinaldoJessica Gelman, Janet Rich-Edwards, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer considered women in the realms of sports journalism and marketing. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Hits and Misses

A timely Radcliffe Institute panel discussion gave attendees a chance to consider the role of women athletes and fans in the still male-dominated realm of professional and college sports.

Kenvi Phillips. Photo by Tony RinaldoKenvi Phillips. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Schlesinger Hires Curator for Race and Ethnicity

Kenvi Phillips has joined the staff of the Schlesinger Library as its first curator for race and ethnicity.

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Organized Complexity

The novelist Garth Risk Hallberg talked at Radcliffe about imbuing prose with a city-like sense of life.

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Radcliffe Moment

The “Decode a City Block” event brought together an ecologist, an urban designer, a sound artist, and a community activist to reflect on an area in the neighborhood of Cambridgeport.