Molecules as motors

Harvard Gazette
Monday, October 17, 2011
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Scientists from around the world gathered at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to report on progress and exchange ideas about the advancing science of microscopic motion and the increasing understanding and use of molecules as motors. 

Why Don’t Boston’s Great Professors Study Boston?

The Boston Globe
Saturday, October 8, 2011

The Boston Globe features Robert Sampson and Christopher Winship, who pulled together top academics from the Boston area and around the country with high-level city officials at Radcliffe's Reimagining the City-University Connection. 

Wyss Institute Project Targets Sepsis

Harvard Gazette
Friday, October 7, 2011

Radcliffe faculty Joanna Aizenberg is a member of the Harvard's Wyss Institute project team has been awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a treatment for sepsis, a commonly fatal bloodstream infection. 

He Blended It with Science

Harvard Gazette
Friday, September 23, 2011
Photo by Justin Ide, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Justin Ide, Harvard Staff Photographer

Fellow Michael Brenner loves good mathematical equations, like the algorithms he uses to accelerate simulations of global pollution. He also loves a good chocolate brownie. "It's about the material property of brownies," said Brenner, who displayed a numeric graph involving the sugar-to-flour ratio in brownies to a crowd at Radcliffe.

A Tale of Two Sisters

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Jones is now fast at work on a fourth novel while at Radcliffe, writing on a vintage pink typewriter she scored on eBay and had refurbished.

Honoring a tireless advocate

Harvard Gazette
Monday, September 12, 2011
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Clara Goldberg Schiffer took adversity in stride. She was committed to improving the lives of working women. A group of scholars and professionals involved with the labor movement, workplace law, and social policy gathered at the Radcliffe Institute to pay tribute to Schiffer's accomplishments and to explore both the legacy and the future of working women in the United States.

Schlesinger Library Symposium

Harvard Crimson
Monday, September 12, 2011

Academics, policy makers, and professionals discussed the current state of female employment in America on Friday at "The New Majority? The Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace" symposium.

Biology in this Century

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Photo by Jim HarrisonPhoto by Jim Harrison

Fellow Pam Silver discusses how biology will be the technology of this young century. During the past 50 years, biology has developed from a soft science that described macroscopic phenomena into a reductionistic discipline that aims to explain life in terms of chemistry and physics.

Reimagining Post-9/11 Through Fiction

The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Amy Waldman's starting writing the The Submission during her felowship year at the Radcliffe Institute. 

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