A Sliver of a Full Moon, but Not the Full Moon Yet

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Deborah Parker, former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington State. Photo by Susan Walsh, Associated PressDeborah Parker, former vice chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington State. Photo by Susan Walsh, Associated Press

Mary Kathryn Nagle, an attorney and citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, wrote Sliver of a Full Moon so that Native women survivors of violence could share their stories.

Harvard Leads the Way in LEED

American School and University
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady

The Harvard LEED projects represents many firsts, including the renovation of the Fay House, an 1807 building at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which became the oldest LEED-certified building in the United States.

A Focus on Fairness

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Researcher Katie McAuliffe with study participant. Photo courtesy of Felix WarnekenResearcher Katie McAuliffe with study participant. Photo courtesy of Felix Warneken

In a new study led by Felix Warneken RI '15, researchers found that children around the globe were quick to reject deals unfair to themselves. And in three countries—the United States, Canada, and Uganda—they also were willing to reject deals unfair to others.

Thanksgiving, the Julia Child Way

The New York Times
Monday, November 16, 2015
Julia Child. Credit: Paul Child, courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard UniversityJulia Child. Credit: Paul Child, courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Julia Child spoke about the profound power of good meals: "A meal doesn't have to be like a painting by Raphael, but it should be a serious and beautiful thing, no matter how simple. What nicer way for a family to get together and communicate?"

Lines That Go Swish

The Harvard Gazette
Friday, November 13, 2015
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The Harvard Gazette speaks with poet and Radcliffe fellow Ross Gay, who is a finalist for the National Book Award for his latest book of poems, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

Artist Spotlight: Ross Gay

The Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Courtesy Ross GayCourtesy Ross Gay

Ross Gay RI '16 was recently named as a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry for his collection Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. The Harvard Crimson had the chance to sit down with him and ask him about his most recent and upcoming work.

The Sister Soldier Project

WGBH
Monday, November 9, 2015

To celebrate veterans day, Myraline Morris Whitaker and the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library curator, Katheryn Jacobs, joined WGBH to read letters from the Sister Soldier project to the stories of woman in service.

e-Cigarette Controls Increase Teen Smoking Rates

Medscape
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Abigail Sarah Friedman found that banning e-cigarette sales to people younger than 18 years increased smoking rates by 0.9% among 12- to 17-year-olds. Her work was made possible by her 2014 fellowship year at Radcliffe.  

Professor Argues for Development of HIV/AIDS Cure

Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Harvard Medical School professor Dan H. Barouch argued that developing a vaccine or cure would “most definitively” address the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the lecture series on DNA at the Radcliffe Institute.

Boston Globe Bibliophiles: Poet Ross Gay Digs into Books on Farming

The Boston Globe
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

The Boston Globe interviews poet and Radcliffe Institute fellow Ross Gay about what he is reading now and why. Gay has been named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award for his Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.

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