August 16, 2016
Schlesinger Library awards more than $86,000 to fund projects that explore the library’s vast holdings on the lives of remarkable and everyday women and families in America.
May 18, 2016
The Institute awards the 2016 Fay Prize to Harvard College seniors Claire Atwood, Sitan Chen, and Ryan Chow for their imaginative and original theses.
May 13, 2016
“The fellowship class has an amazing reach and diversity, both topically and geographically,” said Dean Lizabeth Cohen. “They are coming from six continents to study subjects ranging from black holes and depictions of the heavens in Chinese art to fossils in the ocean floor."
April 14, 2016
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University presents a new exhibition, Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women, by Matika Wilbur, a photographer from the Tulalip and Swinomish tribes (Washington) and the creator and director of Project 562.
April 12, 2016
The Radcliffe Institute announces the winner of its third Public Art Competition: John Wang ’16, a concentrator in the history of art and architecture at Harvard College, whose inventive design proposal is titled In Search of 100 Years at 73 Brattle.
February 19, 2016
Pathbreaking theoretical computer scientist Cynthia Dwork, who has made formative contributions in the fields of privacy, cryptography, and distributed computing, will join the faculty of Harvard University and hold a Radcliffe Alumnae Professorship.
January 27, 2016
On Radcliffe Day, May 27, 2016, the Institute will honor Janet Yellen, chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, with the Radcliffe Medal.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Named to Radcliffe Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
December 14, 2015
“Radcliffe Professors strengthen Harvard because they enhance the excellence and diversity of the faculty,” said Dean Lizabeth Cohen. “We are thrilled that the Institute helped bring Professor Muhammad—a leading scholar on matters of race, social justice, and opportunity, and a fellow historian—to Cambridge.”
October 19, 2015
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $425,000 for the development of SHARIAsource—an online Islamic law resource founded and directed by Harvard Law School Professor and Radcliffe Professor Intisar Rabb.
October 5, 2015
The Schlesinger Library's 2015 grant recipients include researchers investigating women’s activism in STEM fields, the American labor movement, immigration reform, women oyster shuckers, the suffragist Alice Paul, and the environmental and occupational health doctor Harriet Hardy.