Reimagining Post-9/11 Through Fiction

The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Amy Waldman's starting writing the The Submission during her felowship year at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Environmental Activism of Nuns Profiled

The Topeka Capital-Journal
Saturday, August 13, 2011

Schlesinger Library grant winner Rachel Myslivy has taken an interest in the environmental activism of nuns.

What’s in a Liquid

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Image Courtesy of Ian BurgessImage Courtesy of Ian Burgess

Joanna Aizenberg and team at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences invent a new device that can instantly identify an unknown liquid.

The Fast Track to Change

The Boston Globe
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Last month the US Supreme Court ruled that more than 1 million female workers couldn’t proceed with a gender bias suit against Wal-Mart because they were too numerous and diverse to constitute a class. The justices ought to have a look at the Self Employed Women’s Association, a trade union of 1.3 million women in India working in “the informal economy.’’ Ela Bhatt, the lawyer who founded SEWA in her native Ahmedadad, was in Cambridge recently to receive the Radcliffe Institute medal. 

Of the Bean I Sing

Harvard Gazette
Friday, July 15, 2011
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Venezuelan musician and composer Paul Desenne says coffee's rise in the world was operalike—full of conflict, tension, and romance. At Radcliffe, Desenne was hard at work on an opera about coffee. 

MFA Boston Awards 2011 Maud Morgan Prize to Wendy Jacob

Art Daily
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announced that Cambridge artist Wendy Jacob RI '05 is the recipient of the 2011 Maud Morgan Prize. Jacob's works explore human impulse, intimacy, and interaction through interventions with furniture, architecture, and open spaces.