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...

The Magic of Words

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It's only Wednesday and the week has already been a rich and busy one with the importance of words taking center stage—the power of words, the magic of words, the need to use just the right words. Our undergraduate seminar, Language, Information and Power, continues to be Read more...

Day 1: Language, Information, and Power

Posted by: Ryan Higgins
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Last evening, Radius co-hosted the first session of our fall undergraduate philosophy seminar, Language, Information, and Power. Justin Khoo, Professor of Philosophy, has created a thoughtful syllabus and class roadmap to help the class navigate the complex topics for future discussion. Students Read more...

Are we ready?

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Thursday, September 7, 2017

I remember it so clearly: I was sitting outside during my first weekend of college, a book open in my lap. It was my first assignment, from my first religion course. Problems of Religious Thought sounded like it would be fun, based on what I knew from my high-school World Religions Read more...

Words to Live By

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, June 12, 2017

It's very quiet on campus today. Now that the semester is over and  graduation festitivies have come to an end, a peaceful, calm atmosphere prevails. There is almost a palable sense of an expansive exhalation.  We here at Radius are exhaling as well. We would like to thank all of our friends, Read more...

The Three S's

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Now that classes and finals are over and the community awaits graduation festivities, the campus is quieter and calmer. Although the energy and excitement of the school year will be missed, we now have a chance to reflect on the year. We were very busy here at Radius, sponsoring and co- Read more...

11th Annual Youth Summit on Climate Change and Sustainability

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Global threat, local communities of faith

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Churches would be the first in line to aid the victims of a nuclear blast, but they are less skilled at responding to systemic issues and potential threats.