Victor Valle, who was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of reporters at the Los Angeles Times, has been named a fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and will dedicate his time at Radcliffe to researching and writing his next book, "The Poetics of Fire: On The Art of Chile Eating."
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With the publication of her third novel, Silver Sparrow, things are happening to author and Radcliffe Institute fellow Tayari Jones that rarely happen to writers, especially writers who are women and almost never happen to writers who are African-American women.
Recent books with Harvard connections include Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System by Ray Jayawardhana RI '12 and Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution, by Serena Mayeri '97.
Two Harvard Professors to Lead New Academic Ventures Program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has named Joanna Aizenberg and Leah Price as faculty program directors of Academic Ventures.
Radcliffe Insitute fellow Kara Oehler and Harvard team wins Knight News Challenge, a fiercely competitive international contest that funds digital news experiments.
The 2011 Harvard Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium, "Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science, and Policy" brought together internationally renowned researchers to address the state of our current knowledge of climate science and courses of action that might lie ahead in addressing human-induced climate change.
Ray Jayawardhana, Canada research chair in observational astrophysics at the University of Toronto, has been named a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Inspired by the legacy of this year's Radcliffe Institute medalist Ela Bhatt, three leading women scholars and practitioners who are pursuing different ways to change the world—alumnae of Radcliffe College, the Radcliffe Institute, or both—gathered to speak about the continuing need for social change in their respective fields.
Ela Bhatt, the founder of NGO Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), was today awarded the Radcliffe Institute Medal by Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study here in recognition of her ''life and work that have benefited society."
Social change was the theme of this year's Radcliffe Day, during which present and past affiliates of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study gather to celebrate its accomplishments and ponder future goals.