In the News
Harvard Magazine reports on the Radcliffe Day panel "From Artist to Audience." Four different artists—a painter, poet, designer/photographer, and composer—discussed the creative process and the relationship between creators and their audiences. Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater (ART) and professor of the practice of theatre at Harvard, moderated the discussion.
The Harvard Gazette speaks to Dean Lizabeth Cohen about common spaces across Harvard's campus and their role in the future of the integrated University.
The Harvard Gazette takes a look at creativity across the disciplines at a Radcliffe Institute workshop. The day was devoted to looking closely at moments of creative breakthrough and to asking about the "commonalities, and also about revealing discrepancies between such moments in various fields," said co-organizer John Plotz, a former Radcliffe fellow.
“Can biography and science speak to each other?” asked best-selling biographer Richard Holmes in his Radcliffe Institute talk “The Scientist Within.” Holmes said they can, even though “biography is literary, subjective, historical, and backward-looking,” while “science is forward-looking” and objective.
The Simons Foundation has appointed former Radcliffe fellow Salil Vadhan of Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) a Simons Investigator, an appointment of five years with a grant of $100,000 for research support per year.