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Diving Into the Last Two Weeks of IAP

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, January 22, 2018

 

Looking Forward

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Although 2018 has begun, early January remains a time for us here at Radius to reflect on the past semester and do some "catch-up"--on administrative work, reading, and assessment of what worked well during the Fall semester and what we can improve and/or adjust. January is also the time for Read more...

The limits of empathy

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The value of The Enemy may not be in what it makes you feel but in what it makes you think about the combatants you encounter.

Move Fast and Break Things*

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, November 27, 2017

On Thursday afternoon, we will welcome Noam Cohen, former technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball.  Cohen will be Read more...

Gratitude and Power

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

To thank someone is to see them, to value them, and to let them know that whatever action they took is now part of their identity in your eyes.

Symbols

Posted by: Ryan Higgins, Radius and Episcopal Ministry Intern
Monday, November 13, 2017

Throughout much of our lives, we engage with symbols, big and small. Symbols are a source of depth and often tell stories in fewer words or no words at all. Examples vary from written or spoken metaphors to images heavy with historical weight.

Nuclear News

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On Sunday, the New York Times featured a distressing front page story about North Korea’s nuclear activities and the changing landscape of how neighboring countries are reviewing Read more...

The Power of Storytelling

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, October 23, 2017

My lunch hour today was unlike any I’ve ever had at MIT. I attended the first—of what I hope will be many—storytelling events as part of the Women’s League new initiative, MITell Read more...

Beyond the barricades

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Monday, October 9, 2017

An organic, decentralized uprising of the people makes for a great musical, but not for great political progress.

Hack Your Mind: How Does Mindfulness Meditation Change the Mind and Brain

Posted by: Ryan Higgins and Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, October 2, 2017

In the fall of 2014, a group of us met and brainstormed about ways to bring the benefits of mindfulness more broadly to the MIT community. MIT Medical offers programs throughout the year and other “islands” of practitioners offer quiet moments for those who seek to create more calm in their Read more...