Carolyn Abbate RI '06, one of the world's most accomplished and admired music historians, has been named to become a University Professor, Harvard's highest honor for a faculty member. In 2005, she came to Harvard as the Fanny Peabody Professor of Music and served as the first Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute.
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Marking seven years of collaboration between the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library and Community Works of Boston, the library hosted a program, "Women Living in Poverty," with seven activists who lead organizations combating poverty and its cruel effects. The event remembers Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie's Place, whose papers are among the Schlesinger Library collections.
A Globe and Mail Op Ed on the typhoon and political climate in the Philippines by Radcliffe Fellow Miguel Syjuco, who was born and raised in Manila.
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.
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.