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Sara N. Bleich
FAS Administration

Public Health Professor Sara Bleich Selected to Lead Legacy of Slavery Initiatives

Harvard School of Public Health professor Sara N. Bleich has been tapped to oversee the implementation of Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery initiative as the inaugural vice provost for special projects, the University announced on Nov. 14.

Radcliffe Roe
On Campus

Schlesinger Library Opens Exhibit on the History of Abortion in America

The Radcliffe Institute opened its new exhibit last Monday, presenting the history of abortion in the United States spanning the decades prior to the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade to this year’s reversal of the 1973 decision.

Schlesinger Library Radcliffe

Radcliffe Institute Welcomes New Cohort of Fellows

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study welcomed its new cohort of fellows last week, who will tackle a range of year-long projects from waste management strategies to feminist poetry.

Radcliffe Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin

At Radcliffe Conference, Bacow Pledges to Dedicate Resources to ‘Repair the Damage’ of Harvard’s Slavery Ties

In light of the release of a long-awaited report that detailed the “integral” role slavery played in shaping Harvard, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study held a conference Friday to discuss how the school can address its history.

Harvard Yard Bricks

‘If These Bricks Could Speak’: Harvard Yard Art Installation Displays Student-Carved Bricks

Throughout the month of April, student-carved bricks will sit in Harvard Yard as part of an art installation aiming to represent the role students play in shaping the University,

Mira Nair Archives
Radcliffe Institute

Filmmaker Mira Nair Donates Archive Collection to Harvard's Schlesinger Library

Filmmaker and director Mira Nair ’79 donated her professional archive — including photographs, film scripts, and journals —  to the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study’s Schlesinger Library.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Chosen for 2022 Radcliffe Medal

Sherrilyn Ifill, an influential civil rights lawyer who leads the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will receive the 2022 Radcliffe Medal, Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced last Friday.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Radcliffe Fellow W. Ralph Eubanks Discusses the Mississippi Delta

Writer, journalist, and Radcliffe fellow W. Ralph Eubanks spoke about the cultural heritage and history of the Mississippi Delta at an online lecture hosted by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Tuesday evening.

Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds

At Anita Hill Book Talk, Former Harvard College Dean Says She Regrets Signing Comaroff Letter

Former Harvard College Dean Evelynn M. Hammonds said at an event Thursday she regrets initially signing onto a letter that questioned the results of misconduct investigations into professor John L. Comaroff, who is accused of sexual harassment.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin
Harvard Law School

Radcliffe Dean Discusses Book Celebrating Life of Civil Rights Lawyer Constance Baker Motley

The dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, discussed the launch of her new book at a virtual event hosted Friday evening.

Modified Classroom to Table
Student Life

Classroom to Table Returns With Coffee Break Edition

Classroom to Table, the popular College program that brings faculty and students together to share food and company, is back for the first time since the pandemic’s onset — albeit through a modified format.

HPR at Institute of Politics

IOP Launches New Emerging Leaders Initiative

The Institute of Politics announced a new initiative Tuesday that will invite select young people with experience in politics and public service to visit Harvard in February 2022 to participate in politically-oriented programming.

Alanna Mallon
City Politics

Seeking Third Council Term, Vice Mayor Mallon Points to Anti-Poverty Track Record

Alanna M. Mallon, Cambridge vice mayor and third-term candidate for the City Council, describes herself as a “committed and passionate leader,” who does not just “sit behind a desk at City Hall."

Marc C. McGovern
City Politics

Seeking a Fifth Term, Marc McGovern Focuses on His Housing Victories

Marc C. McGovern — who has served four terms on the City Council, including one as mayor — is one of eight incumbents seeking reelection to the nine-seat council.