November 9, 2012
Today at City Hall, an unprecedented partnership between eight local universities and the City of Boston brought more than 35 scholars, policymakers, and civic leaders together for "Teaching Boston." The event addressed how to collaborate to ensure excellent academic experiences for students and helpful outcomes for the city through shared data, analysis and projects.
November 2, 2012
"There is a complex story behind what is written in the margins and between the lines, whether on the page or on the screen. Take Note helps unlock these stories," said Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute at today's "Take Note" conference, which brings together more than 300 participants and scholars to explore the past and future of note-taking.
October 30, 2012
Dean Lizabeth Cohen was among one hundred-eighty influential artists, scientists, scholars, authors, and institutional leaders who were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in October.
October 25, 2012
The Radcliffe Institute announces the launch of its inaugural public art competition dedicated to giving Harvard students the opportunity to create new art for the community. Students must register by November 30 and the winning student or team of students will receive a $5,000 prize and funding for construction of a public art installation in a prominent new garden space on Brattle Street at the Radcliffe Institute.
October 12, 2012
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study’s science symposium, “Cloudy with a Chance of Solutions: The Future of Water,” will examine the science and policy of delivering clean water today and in the future.
October 1, 2012
Junot Diaz, Pulitzer–prize winning writer and Radcliffe Institute fellow in 2003–2004, was named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow.
September 21, 2012
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, which houses Julia Child’s extensive papers, is sponsoring “Siting Julia: A Julia Child Centenary Symposium” to celebrate the legacy of Julia Child on the centenary year of her birth. Authors, television producers, restaurateurs, and the Child’s family and neighbors provide a behind-the-scenes view of the life and work of American phenomenon Julia Child, who brought her passion for learning and teaching French culinary arts to homes across the United States.
June 14, 2012
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute today announced the 40 scholars, professionals, and student recipients of the 2012 Schlesinger Library Grants. The Schlesinger Library grants, totaling $75,000, fund projects that involve the library's holdings on the lives and work of women in America.
May 17, 2012
The Radcliffe Institute awarded the 2012 Fay Prize to Victoria Koski-Karell and Justin Wymer for the most imaginative work and original research in any field.
May 4, 2012
The Radcliffe Institute, Harvard's institute for advanced study, announces the 51 women and men—from across the University and around the world—who will be convening as 2012–2013 fellows.