March 4

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Sunday, March 3, 2019

On March 4, 1969, there was an extraordinary mass meeting of MIT faculty, students and staff to protest MIT's complicity in the Vietnam War. This was considered a "positive protest" and included plans for positive action. Included in the storied panel of speakers were Noam Chomsky, Lionel Read more...

Going to February School

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Thursday, February 14, 2019

As each of us assembled a new text to read out of these fragments, the different voices blended and contrasted in fascinating ways. The voices of the past sounded like a fresh word for today.

The Semester Begins!

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The semester has begun and with it the undergraduate ethics seminar that we co-host with MIT Philosophy. We are incredibly fortunate to have Dr. Abby Everett Jaques teaching the class this semester. Dr. Jaques received her PhD in Philosophy from MIT and is now teaching for the department. Her Read more...

Amazing plants

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Does human life have to be driven by the urge to grow and consume and dominate? Or is it possible that we could make room for other Read more...

2019 Begins

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmanna
Monday, January 7, 2019

As the first full week of January begins, we here at Radius return to the work at hand. At the moment, most pressing is the complex issue of MIT's relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the January 15 deadline to express your opinion. Prior to our program on December Read more...

My Pen Pal

Posted by: Thea Keith-Lucas
Monday, December 24, 2018

I don’t know how much we’ll ever really know each other, different as we are. But I do know that mass incarceration has already stopped being an abstract Read more...

States Take the Lead!

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As we continue to witness the inaction of the federal government regarding the crisis of climate change, we are extremely heartened to see states taking the lead. Yesterday, the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic governors and the mayor of Washington, DC, made an announcement committing the states and Read more...

#MeToo and Worker Power

Posted by: Ben Tarnoff
Sunday, December 9, 2018

On Tuesday, December 11 at 7pm in Room 6-120, we will be hosting a conversation about #MeToo and worker power. It'll focus on last month's  Read more...

Hard Questions

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Sunday, December 2, 2018

On Thursday, December 6 at 5:15pm in Room 1-190, we will be hosting, along with the MIT Faculty Newsletter, a panel discussion on MIT’s relationship with the Saudi Arabian government and monarchy. The horrific murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spurred MIT to reassess its engagement with Read more...

Looking Forward and Reflecting Back

Posted by: Patricia-Maria Weinmann
Monday, November 26, 2018

As we return to campus following the Thanksgiving break, we here at Radius are grateful to have been able to catch our collective breath before heading into the last of the semester. As we enjoyed a few days to reflect and express gratitude for all we have and for the people in our lives, that Read more...