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Artist Discusses Radcliffe Institute Exhibit on Brown v. Board Court Case

Artist Tomashi Jackson and Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin discussed Brown II — Jackson’s new exhibition — to promote the Institute’s Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, which aims to understand Harvard’s historical ties to slavery.

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‘A New Window to the Universe’: Radcliffe Institute Reflects on Scientific History of Gravitational Waves

Dean of the MIT School of Science Nergis Mavalvala – one of the astrophysicists who first directly detected gravitational waves – gave a lecture on the scientific history of gravitational waves Tuesday at an event hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

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More Than 100 Radcliffe College Alumnae Protest New ‘Shorthand’ Name For Radcliffe Institute

More than 100 Radcliffe College alumnae signed onto letters protesting a decision by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to adopt the vernacular name Harvard Radcliffe Institute earlier this year.

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FAS

Siloed and Strained, Graduate Students Report Emotional Wellbeing as Obstacle to Online Learning

Since the onset of Covid-19, graduate students have not merely been tasked with adapting their learning and scholarship to a digital platform: the dearth of in-person interactions has forced them to reconsider what academic, social, and emotional work entails.

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Race

Professors Tapped By Bacow to Study Harvard’s Ties To Slavery Discuss Committee’s Work

The chair and two members of the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery met for a Tuesday afternoon virtual webinar to discuss the Committee’s work and plans.

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Radcliffe Institute Hosts Virtual Panel on Inequalities of Higher Education during COVID-19

The Radcliffe Institute hosted a virtual panel focused on how COVID-19 has exacerbated racial and economic inequalities in higher education Thursday.

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Research

23andMe CEO Discusses Healthcare Transparency and Patients Privacy at Radcliffe Institute Event

23andMe CEO Anne E. Wojcicki explained her view of the genetics company’s role in the changing world of healthcare and her beliefs on information privacy and consumer choice in a Tuesday webinar hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.

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Students Advocate for Prison Education at Radcliffe Institute Panel

Students discussed prison education and its potential for combating social ills at a panel hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Tuesday afternoon.

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Astronomy Professor Discusses Mystery of Increasingly Expanding Universe

Paul Martini, an astronomy professor at Ohio State University, discussed the mystery of cosmic acceleration at a Radcliffe Fellows event Wednesday.

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Aggasiz House

Aggasiz House is located in Radcliffe Yard.

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United Nations High-Level Commissioner Talks Women’s Role in Policymaking

United Nations High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth and Radcliffe Fellow Alaa Murabit discussed women’s role in policymaking Tuesday.

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Central Administration

Bacow, Garber, and Harvard’s 14 School Deans Urge University Affiliates to Vote

Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”

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Activists Promote Education in Prisons at Harvard Radcliffe Institute

Prison reform activists argued in favor of high-quality education in prisons at a webinar Thursday held by the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.

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Race

Civil Rights Author Discusses His Past and the Future of Racial Justice Activism

University of Washington-Tacoma Professor Michael K. Honey spoke on the intersection of civil rights and labor and recounted his participation in civil rights activism, as part of a speaker series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies Wednesday.

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Race

Radcliffe Panelists Link Systemic Racism, Obesity, COVID-19

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study hosted a webinar Tuesday addressing the connections between obesity, COVID-19, and systemic racism.

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