A Family of Common Zeal

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.

A new Radcliffe exhibition at the Schlesinger Library is devoted to over a century of the Blackwell Family, a family whose members include generations of men and women social reformers. 

Turning the Brain Green

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system—a network fine-tuned over millions of years and focused on survival—help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Neurosurgeon Ann-Christine Duhaime RI '16 thinks it’s entirely possible. 

The Sound of Her Voice

Boston Review
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Since long before the publication of Loop of Jade (2015), her debut collection, Sarah Howe has been a highly regarded and much-loved member of the UK poetry scene. She is not currently in the UK, however; for a little while longer, she is a fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Prize-winning Hong Kong-born Poet Sarah Howe Makes Verse of City’s Basic Law

South China Morning Post Magazine
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Having played down her Chinese side while growing up and studying in the UK, Sarah Howe, now at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute, has turned again to that part of her identity as she makes an "erasure poem" out of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution.

Nature as Storm Defender

Harvard Gazette
Monday, June 27, 2016
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The sometimes negative impact of seawalls was examined during Radcliffe's "Next in Science" series featuring Northeastern University's Rachel Gittman and Ana Širović of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, June 3, 2016

The Harvard Crimson reports that the Radcliffe Institute "has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the Institute at nearly 80 percent of its target." 

Prestigious Fellowship for UA's Dimitrios Psaltis

University of Arizona News
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The astronomy professor has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute fellowship to explore the edges of known physics by looking at black holes and exchanging ideas with scientists, artists and filmmakers at Harvard University.

Former Convict Graduates from Yale Law School

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Boston Globe narrates 2012 fellow Dwayne Betts's path from poet at the Radcliffe Institute to graduate of Yale Law School. 

Radcliffe Institute Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

Philanthropy News Digest
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Philanthropy News Digest shares that the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2017-18 Fellowship Program. 

Yellen Says Fed Hike Probably Appropriate in "Coming Months"

Bloomberg
Friday, May 27, 2016
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Bloomberg reports on Chair Janet Yellen's remarks as she accepts the 2016 Radcliffe Medal at the Radcliffe Institute. 

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