Harvard Honours SEWA Founder Ela Bhatt

Deccan Herald
Friday, May 27, 2011

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."

Transforming from Within

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 27, 2011
Photo by Justin IdePhoto by Justin Ide

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.

"If We Can Not Break Through, We Just Find a Way Around"

Harvard Magazine
Friday, May 27, 2011

"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.

Miller Wins Radcliffe's Fay Prize

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 26, 2011

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.

Strong Voices

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Photo courtesy of Ela BhattPhoto courtesy of Ela Bhatt

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. 

Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee Announces 'Beta Sprint'

Information Today Inc.
Thursday, May 26, 2011

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.

Chimamanda Selected as Radcliffe Fellow

National Mirror
Thursday, May 19, 2011

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. 

Digging into Geothermal Energy

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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.

Cal Poly Professor Selected As Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Cal Poly News
Monday, May 16, 2011

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Cal Poly Ethnic Studies Professor Victor Valle as a 2011-2012 Radcliffe Institute fellow.  

Parenting in Context

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

In her Fellows' Presentation, Nancy E. Hill, the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, attempted to do what she herself acknowledged is almost impossible to dispassionately analyze data about parenting styles.