The dedication of a new student public art installation called Saturate the Moment precedes the launch of The Radcliffe Campaign, "Invest in Ideas," which is part of the University-wide initiative.
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Elise Adibi's exhibit, Metabolic Paintings, features artwork made with plant oils and other natural ingredients to create an intersensory experience.
Among the 29 employers at the job fair for blind and low-vision people were TD Bank, retailer T.J. Maxx, and several branches of Harvard University, including the job fair's host — the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The venue was the former Radcliffe College gymnasium where Helen Keller exercised en route to becoming the first deaf/blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree in 1904.
Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, appeared at Radcliffe to take measure of how far, and not so far, women have come since The President’s Commission on the Status of Women was published in 1963.
In a candid and lively conversation at Radcliffe, Nancy Pelosi discussed topics ranging from the thrill of being at Kennedy’s inauguration to the importance of raising the minimum wage, of family and work balance, and of affordable, quality childcare to enable women to work outside the home.
Celebrated New York Times columnist Gail Collins visited the Radcliffe Institute to discuss her 2009 book on the modern feminist movement, "When Everything Changed." The Harvard Crimson chatted with her before she entered the Knafel Center's main hall for her lecture.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study launched The Radcliffe Campaign, its part of the University’s new capital campaign, with events in Radcliffe Yard.
Dean Lizabeth Cohen unveiled the Institute’s fundraising priorities, which emphasize collaboration across the University, increased engagement between Radcliffe fellows and Harvard students, and the diversification of programming and research funding.
Fellow Tadashi Tokieda's project at the Institute involves inventing, collecting, and studying toys that have intriguing scientific behaviors, and sharing the toys and the science with the public.
New York Times columnist Gail Collins spoke at the Radcliffe Institute about When Everything Changed, the causes and effects of changes in American society for women between 1960 and today.