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The Broadway musical ONCE took eight Tony Awards at the American Theatre Wing's annual ceremony, held on June 10. John Tiffany, director of ONCE, received the Tony for Best Director of a Musical; he was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute during 2010-2011.
"Once," which won eight Tonys, was developed at the A.R.T. by director and Radcliffe Institute fellow John Tiffany before it headed to New York.
Harvard students commemorate Adrienne C. Rich '51, who was one of the twentieth century's most compelling and controversial poetic voices. You can find Rich's archives at Schlesinger library, in the same Yard where she attended class.
Two Broadway shows with origins at Harvard cleaned up at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" and "Once" took home 10 awards in total, including the prizes for best musical revival and best musical, respectively.
A team of researchers from Harvard University invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost, with direct implications for metal surfaces such as those used in refrigeration systems, wind turbines, aircraft, marine vessels, and the construction industry.
Harvard Magazine reports Natasha Trethewey, a 2001 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, has been named poet laureate of the United States.
Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, Emory University professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, has been named Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012–2013 by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.
RI ’12 fellow John Plotz discusses the life and work of the late author Ray Bradbury.
The Library of Congress announced that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta.