A Tale of Two Sisters

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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Jones is now fast at work on a fourth novel while at Radcliffe, writing on a vintage pink typewriter she scored on eBay and had refurbished.

Schlesinger Library Symposium

Harvard Crimson
Monday, September 12, 2011

Academics, policy makers, and professionals discussed the current state of female employment in America on Friday at "The New Majority? The Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace" symposium.

Honoring a tireless advocate

Harvard Gazette
Monday, September 12, 2011
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Clara Goldberg Schiffer took adversity in stride. She was committed to improving the lives of working women. A group of scholars and professionals involved with the labor movement, workplace law, and social policy gathered at the Radcliffe Institute to pay tribute to Schiffer's accomplishments and to explore both the legacy and the future of working women in the United States.

Biology in this Century

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, September 1, 2011
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Fellow Pam Silver discusses how biology will be the technology of this young century. During the past 50 years, biology has developed from a soft science that described macroscopic phenomena into a reductionistic discipline that aims to explain life in terms of chemistry and physics.

Reimagining Post-9/11 Through Fiction

The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Amy Waldman's starting writing the The Submission during her felowship year at the Radcliffe Institute. 

Environmental Activism of Nuns Profiled

The Topeka Capital-Journal
Saturday, August 13, 2011

Schlesinger Library grant winner Rachel Myslivy has taken an interest in the environmental activism of nuns.

Mental Health of Displaced and Refugee Children Resettled in Low-income and Middle-income Countries: Risk and Protective Factors

The Lancet
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Summary of article in The Lancet, co-authored by former Radcliffe Institute fellow Lynne Jones.

Radcliffe Institute Fellow Published Study in The Lancet that Draws Attention to Mental Health of Refugee Children

@ the Institute
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Lynne Jones came to the Radcliffe Institute to write a memoir about her decades of work helping address and understand children's mental-health needs. The fellowship also gave her time to contribute to an academic study of the mental health of displaced children. 

What’s in a Liquid

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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Joanna Aizenberg and team at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences invent a new device that can instantly identify an unknown liquid.

The Girl From F&B: A Portrait of the New India

The Nation
Monday, August 1, 2011

This essay is adapted from The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India, by Siddhartha Deb.