Curbing the Chemistry of Climate Change

Science in the News
Friday, June 10, 2011

The 2011 Harvard Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium, "Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science, and Policy" brought together internationally renowned researchers to address the state of our current knowledge of climate science and courses of action that might lie ahead in addressing human-induced climate change. 

Appointments: Ray Jayawardhana

Times Higher Education
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Ray Jayawardhana, Canada research chair in observational astrophysics at the University of Toronto, has been named a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.  

Lani Guinier '71

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Friday, May 27, 2011
Lani Guinier '71  and Nancy E. Hill RI '11 Photo by Tony RinaldoLani Guinier '71 and Nancy E. Hill RI '11 Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Inspired by the legacy of this year's Radcliffe Institute medalist Ela Bhatt, three leading women scholars and practitioners who are pursuing different ways to change the world—alumnae of Radcliffe College, the Radcliffe Institute, or both—gathered to speak about the continuing need for social change in their respective fields.

Harvard Honours SEWA Founder Ela Bhatt

Deccan Herald
Friday, May 27, 2011

Ela Bhatt, the founder of NGO Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), was today awarded the Radcliffe Institute Medal by Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study here in recognition of her ''life and work that have benefited society."

Transforming from Within

Harvard Gazette
Friday, May 27, 2011
Photo by Justin IdePhoto by Justin Ide

Social change was the theme of this year's Radcliffe Day, during which present and past affiliates of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study gather to celebrate its accomplishments and ponder future goals.

"If We Can Not Break Through, We Just Find a Way Around"

Harvard Magazine
Friday, May 27, 2011

"It is time we connected the dots" among labor unions, work, and peace, 2011 Radcliffe Medalist Ela Bhatt told luncheon guests at Radcliffe Day on May 27.

Miller Wins Radcliffe's Fay Prize

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has named Matthew Smith Miller winner of the 2011 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for his interdisciplinary work and extensive research for his thesis.

Strong Voices

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Photo courtesy of Ela BhattPhoto courtesy of Ela Bhatt

Radcliffe celebration to include medal for Ela Bhatt and panel discussion about moving toward a more equitable and just world. Ela Bhatt, who, as the founder of the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) of India, has improved the self-sufficiency of more than a million women. 

Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee Announces 'Beta Sprint'

Information Today Inc.
Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Digital Public Library of America Steering Committee announced a Beta Sprint that aims to surface innovations that could play a part in the building of a digital public library. The DPLA initiative grew out of a meeting at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which brought together more than 40 representatives from foundations, research institutions, cultural organizations, government, and libraries to discuss best approaches to building a national digital library.

Digging into Geothermal Energy
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Sixteen undergraduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) may now be Harvard's resident experts on geothermal energy. These students conducted an in-depth analysis of the geothermal heating and cooling system that serves Radcliffe's Byerly Hall.