The Harvard Gazette announces innovative international scholar Tamar Herzog has been appointed the Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs in Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). She also will become the Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
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Gazmend Kapllani, an Albanian novelist and Radcliffe fellow, draws inspiration from his nation's ink-dark past. Kapllani said his childhood gave him the gift of his three literary obsessions: borders, books, and the Balkans.
New research from Harvard University helps to explain how waterborne bacteria can colonize rough surfaces—even those that have been designed to resist water.
A new article on the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's musical setting of Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem "A Corn Song" appears in the inaugural issue of J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Here, the author of the article, Tsitsi Jaji, discusses how she came to sing it as part of her scholarship.
Using a recording of actual voices of ATC staff members at work, Melissa Block '83 took the Radcliffe Institute audience through a day of producing All Things Considered, from the 10 A.M. "pitch meeting" to its 4 P.M. airtime, when 12 million listeners tune in.
Millions of Americans hear her voice on the radio each week, but members of the Harvard community had a chance to see National Public Radio reporter and "All Things Considered" host Melissa J. Block '83 speak in person at the Radcliffe Institute.
At the Radcliffe Institute, NPR Host Melissa Block advises aspiring journalists to be hungry for information, play an instrument, learn a language, and above all, listen.
The Harvard Crimson reports Radcliffe Institute fellow I. Glenn Cohen will ascend in the ranks of Harvard Law School's faculty this summer as its newest tenured professor, bringing with him expertise on the legal aspects of healthcare and bioethics.
Radcliffe fellow I. Glenn Cohen—a leading expert on the intersection of health care, bioethics and the law—will be promoted from assistant professor to tenured professor of law at Harvard Law School.
Kara Oehler, a Radcliffe fellow in 2012, today launches Zeega, a software platform and social network that provides an intuitive way for Internet users to harness the Web's riches of text, imaging, and audio for multimedia stories.