Following the Story

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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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.

Cohen Granted Tenure at Harvard Law School

Harvard Crimson
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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.

Cohen Promoted to Professor of Law at Harvard

Harvard Law School Recent News and Spotlights
Friday, March 8, 2013
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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. 

Alpha, Beta, Zeega

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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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.

Student Art Competition Launched for Radcliffe Yard Garden

Harvard Crimson
Friday, March 1, 2013

Speaking to the Harvard Crimson about the Radcliffe public art compeition, Dean Cohen said, "Our mission as the Radcliffe Institute is to advance work beyond the classroom, beyond the usual curriculum, and so I see the garden as a way of doing that for the arts." 

The Annotated Falcon

Harvard Magazine
Friday, March 1, 2013
Falconry image courtesy of Harvard Imaging Services and the Harvard-Yenching LibraryFalconry image courtesy of Harvard Imaging Services and the Harvard-Yenching Library

The Harvard-Yenching Library holds Japanese books on falconry—the hunting of wild quarry using birds of prey—produced before 1800. They were most recently sighted during "Take Note," a two-day conference in November at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Anson Chan: Charting a Course Toward Democracy

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Anson Chan, who delivered this year's Rama S. Mehta lecture at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, hopes Hong Kong's system rooted in rule of law, personal freedom, and clean government is a blueprint for change on mainland China.

Peering into Our Blind Spots

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Though the idea of implicit bias has captured the public's attention for more than a decade, former Radcliffe fellows Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald did not conceive of a book on the topic until 2004, when both spent a year at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, where Banaji had taken a faculty appointment in 2002. Free from their normal academic obligations and once again in the same town, they began to work on "Blindspot."

The Hong Kong Model

Harvard Gazette
Monday, February 25, 2013
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Anson Chan outlined her hopes for her country during remarks at the Radcliffe Institute that included both harsh criticisms of China and what she called its “potential to be a force for tremendous good in the world.”

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