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Harvard Law School Increases Loan Repayment Program Benefits

Harvard Law School announced in a May 17 email that it plans to boost support for graduates in low-paying and public sector careers, marking the highest increase in the 45-year history of its Low Income Protection Plan.

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,

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Students and Alumni Advocate for Inflation-Adjusted Financial Support

More than a hundred Harvard Law School Students and Alumni signed onto a letter last week calling on the school to adjust its Low Income Protection Plan to rising inflation rates.

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.

Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Central Administration

Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery Initiative Plans Events for the Spring

The Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, launched by University President Lawrence S. Bacow in November 2019, plans to organize a series of events in the coming months before presenting its findings in April.

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.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Harvard Researchers Discover Clues About Cell Regeneration By Transforming Worm Genomes

Researchers in Harvard’s Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department discovered that after they manipulated the cells of worms, the worms passed on those genomic changes to their offspring, a finding that may offer other insights into cellular regeneration.

Schlesinger Library

Radcliffe Institute Holds Webinar to Honor Eileen Southern

The Harvard Radcliffe Institute celebrated the work of Eileen Southern — the first African American woman tenured in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences — in a webinar Monday.

Dennis Carlone
City Politics

Dennis J. Carlone Runs for Re-Election to Cambridge City Council

Dennis J. Carlone is running for re-election to his fifth term on the Cambridge City Council on a platform prioritizing affordable housing and environmental sustainability.

Longwood Campus

Massages Can Aid Muscle Regeneration, Wyss Institute Researchers Find

Researchers from the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering illuminated a connection between massage and the body’s immune response for muscle rehabilitation.