The Roberts Court

Harvard Magazine
Friday, May 29, 2015
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On Radcliffe Day, Harvard Magazine highlights the panel discussion in honor of Justice Ginsburg, which shared three cases decided by the Roberts Court, covering issues ranging from the powers of Congress, to race, to access to justice. 

Ginsburg Discusses Justice and Advocacy at Radcliffe Day Celebration

Harvard Magazine
Friday, May 29, 2015
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Harvard Magazine features Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her discussion about justice work and advocacy at Radcliffe Day 2015. 

Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 29, 2015
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“We are here today to honor how one person—our honoree, Ruth Bader Ginsburg—knocked on closed doors, opened them, and held them open for others, ” said Radcliffe Institute Dean Cohen when awarding the 2015 Radcliffe Medal to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Recognized As a Force for Change

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.Photo by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States.

“We present the Radcliffe Medal to an individual who has been a powerful and impressive force for change, someone who takes risks and forges ahead. These are hallmarks of Radcliffe,” said Dean Cohen in announcing Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, as the 2015 Radcliffe Medal recipient. 

Crossing Disciplines, Finding Knowledge

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
"A Case for Curiosity," on view through next March in Harvard's Science Center 371, was curated by students in this semester's course USW30, "Tangible Things: Harvard Collections in World History." First offered in 2011, the course signals a fresh, deep interest at Harvard in using artifacts to teach the humanities. Historian and co-instructor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (center) calls such artifacts "portals," colorful tunnels into a past traditionally accessible only through the close study of texts."A Case for Curiosity," on view through next March in Harvard's Science Center 371, was curated by students in this semester's course USW30, "Tangible Things: Harvard Collections in World History." First offered in 2011, the course signals a fresh, deep interest at Harvard in using artifacts to teach the humanities. Historian and co-instructor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (center) calls such artifacts "portals," colorful tunnels into a past traditionally accessible only through the close study of texts.

Harvard Gazette story features Radcliffe's "University as a Collector" conference as illustrating how artifacts and objects can help students understand literature, science, and history. 

Tree Roots Get their Moment in the Sun

The Boston Globe
Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Boston Globe article about Rosetta S. Elkin's exhibition Live Matter, in which a tree's subterranean root system is on display

Harvard University Names Two Indians for Prestigious Radcliffe Fellowship

NDTV, India
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Two Indians from Indian Institute of Science, and University of Delhi have been named for Harvard University's prestigious Radcliffe fellowship.

Another Role for Colleges: Archivist

Boston Globe
Sunday, May 17, 2015
From Susan B. Anthony to her fellow suffragist Caroline H. Dall in the just-completed volume four of "The History of Woman Suffrage," which is part of the Schlesinger Library's holdings.From Susan B. Anthony to her fellow suffragist Caroline H. Dall in the just-completed volume four of "The History of Woman Suffrage," which is part of the Schlesinger Library's holdings.

The Boston Globe reports: Radcliffe Institute’s recent “University as Collector” conference was, in part, an object lesson. Scholars and archivists from across the university gathered to consider a tiny handful of the millions of artifacts and specimens in the school’s collections. 

Radcliffe Fellows for 2015–2016 Announced

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Harvard Magazine shares the new class of Radcliffe Fellows, and highlights those Harvard faculty members. 

Does Artificial Intelligence Pose a Threat?

The Wall Street Journal
Sunday, May 10, 2015
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The Wall Street Journal assembled a panel of experts from industry, research, and policy-making to consider the dangers—if any—of artificial intelligence. Taking part in the discussion is Radcliffe Institute Fellow Francesca Rossi, a professor of computer science and president of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence. 

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