The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University will host "Molecules, Movement, and Motors" to examine the mechanics of motors—from naturally occurring motors, such as those inside cells, to new synthetic motors made from DNA.
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University will host "The New Majority? The Past, Present, and Future of Women in the Workplace." The symposium will address how women's employment has transformed workplaces, households, and social life over the past half-century—as well as challenges that remain, especially in the current economy.
Aizenberg, Price and Sampson lead multidisciplinary work across university and beyond.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study announced that Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self Employed Women’s Association, will be awarded the 2011 Radcliffe Institute Medal.
Today, the Radcliffe Institute named Matthew Smith Miller winner of the 2011 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for his interdisciplinary work and extensive original research in his thesis, "Surely His Mother Mourns for Him": Africans on Exhibition in Boston and New York, 1860-1861.
A leader among institutes for advanced study, the Radcliffe Institute accepted just 6 percent of its applicants for the 2011-2012 year. These 51 fellows are award-winning artists, academics, and professionals, including musicians, mathematicians, filmmakers, anthropologists, biologists, and writers who convene at the Radcliffe Institute for a full year to focus on individual projects and research while benefiting from a multidisciplinary community in the University setting.
Cambridge, MA - With the emergence of the Kindle, the Nook and the iPad, the time is right to ask "Why Books?" The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is convening scholars from a variety of fields for a one-day conference--"Why Books?"--with a focus on the future format of books, as well as their storage, circulation, transmission and use.
Cambridge, Mass. - The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has named Alison Franklin director of communications. A 1990 graduate of the college, she brings to the Radcliffe Institute 20 years of experience as a communications professional in government, politics and the nonprofit sector.
Cambridge, Mass. - Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Linda Greenhouse and her coauthor Reva Siegel will speak at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University...
Cambridge, Mass. — The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has announced that one of the world’s experts on choice, Sheena Iyengar, author of The Art of Choosing (Twelve, 2010), will give the first lecture in the 2010–2011 Dean’s Lecture Series. Iyengar, the inaugural S. T.