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Two Broadway shows with origins at Harvard cleaned up at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" and "Once" took home 10 awards in total, including the prizes for best musical revival and best musical, respectively.
A team of researchers from Harvard University invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost, with direct implications for metal surfaces such as those used in refrigeration systems, wind turbines, aircraft, marine vessels, and the construction industry.
Harvard Magazine reports Natasha Trethewey, a 2001 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, has been named poet laureate of the United States.
Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, Emory University professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, has been named Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012–2013 by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
RI ’12 fellow John Plotz discusses the life and work of the late author Ray Bradbury.
The Library of Congress announced that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Prof. Renée Poznanski to be a Radcliffe Institute Fellow. While a Radcliffe fellow, Prof. Poznanski intends to write a book on Jewish Resistance in France during WWII.
Susan Estrich commends Margaret Marshall's Radcliffe Day speech about the rule of law and relates it to her work around the world in countries lacking an unbiased and independent judiciary.