Where Town Meets Gown

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

The city-university connection, long an important relationship able to
 spark innovation, promote collaboration and research, and transform lives on a broad scale, was the focus of a symposium at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute. 

Harvard and Boston: City-University Connection

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, October 27, 2011
From left to right: Robert J. Sampson, Nancy E. Hill, Stephen Raudenbush, Sarah Glover, Catherine Snow, and Carol R. Johnson Photo by Tony RinaldoFrom left to right: Robert J. Sampson, Nancy E. Hill, Stephen Raudenbush, Sarah Glover, Catherine Snow, and Carol R. Johnson Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Robert Sampson and Margaret Weir examine the relationships between universities and municipalities in the Boston metropolitan area at a Radcliffe Institute conference. 

High-Tech Intersections

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, October 27, 2011

"Reimagining the City-University Connection," a symposium held October 21 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, suggested ways academia can help the public sector make innovative use of data.

Achievement Recognized by Academy

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Annette Gordon-Reed is among the nation's most influential scholars who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Molecules as motors

Harvard Gazette
Monday, October 17, 2011
Photo by Rose LincolnPhoto by Rose Lincoln

Scientists from around the world gathered at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to report on progress and exchange ideas about the advancing science of microscopic motion and the increasing understanding and use of molecules as motors. 

Why Don’t Boston’s Great Professors Study Boston?

The Boston Globe
Saturday, October 8, 2011

The Boston Globe features Robert Sampson and Christopher Winship, who pulled together top academics from the Boston area and around the country with high-level city officials at Radcliffe's Reimagining the City-University Connection. 

Wyss Institute Project Targets Sepsis

Harvard Gazette
Friday, October 7, 2011

Radcliffe faculty Joanna Aizenberg is a member of the Harvard's Wyss Institute project team has been awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a treatment for sepsis, a commonly fatal bloodstream infection. 

What’s the future of books in a digital world?

The University of Virginia Magazine
Saturday, October 1, 2011

Fellow Michael Suarez (RI '06), an "archaeologist of the book", is the director of Rare Book School.

He Blended It with Science

Harvard Gazette
Friday, September 23, 2011
Photo by Justin Ide, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Justin Ide, Harvard Staff Photographer

Fellow Michael Brenner loves good mathematical equations, like the algorithms he uses to accelerate simulations of global pollution. He also loves a good chocolate brownie. "It's about the material property of brownies," said Brenner, who displayed a numeric graph involving the sugar-to-flour ratio in brownies to a crowd at Radcliffe.

A Tale of Two Sisters

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Jones is now fast at work on a fourth novel while at Radcliffe, writing on a vintage pink typewriter she scored on eBay and had refurbished.

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