In the News
"Reimagining the City-University Connection," a symposium held October 21 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, suggested ways academia can help the public sector make innovative use of data.
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.
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.
Fellow Michael Suarez (RI '06), an "archaeologist of the book", is the director of Rare Book School.
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.
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.