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.
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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.
"It is time we connected the dots" among labor unions, work, and peace, 2011 Radcliffe Medalist Ela Bhatt told luncheon guests at Radcliffe Day on May 27.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has named Matthew Smith Miller winner of the 2011 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for his interdisciplinary work and extensive research for his thesis.
Radcliffe celebration to include medal for Ela Bhatt and panel discussion about moving toward a more equitable and just world. Ela Bhatt, who, as the founder of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) of India, has improved the self-sufficiency of more than a million women.
The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee announced a Beta Sprint that aims to surface innovations that could play a part in the building of a digital public library. The DPLA initiative grew out of a meeting at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which brought together more than 40 representatives from foundations, research institutions, cultural organizations, government, and libraries to discuss best approaches to building a national digital library.
Nigerian youths have continued to prove to the world through their brazen talents that youth is not all about violence, fraud and the likes. One of such person who has become a source of inspiration is the award-winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who was recently chosen as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Sixteen undergraduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) may now be Harvard's resident experts on geothermal energy. These students conducted an in-depth analysis of the geothermal heating and cooling system that serves Radcliffe's Byerly Hall.