Another First for Women in Politics

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Representative Jeannette Rankin on Feb. 27, 1917, a week before she was sworn into office. Image source: Library of CongressRepresentative Jeannette Rankin on Feb. 27, 1917, a week before she was sworn into office. Image source: Library of Congress

Remembering Jeannette Rankin, the first woman in Congress, who was elected in 1916.

What’s happening at HUBweek on Wednesday?

The Boston Globe
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The second HUBweek, sponsored by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, continues Wednesday with more events to celebrate art, science, and technology, including a lecture at Radcliffe. 

Musicologist Puts Race Center-Stage

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Radcliffe fellow Carol Oja continues her work on "Black Virtuosos and Civil Rights," which chronicles the cultural history of a breakthrough generation of African American performing artists in classical music. 

Jane Jacobs's Street Smarts

The New Yorker
Monday, September 26, 2016
Jacobs, in 1969: an ordinary mom who set out to protect the neighborhood. PHOTOGRAPH BY ELLIOTT ERWITT / MAGNUM AND JOHN J. BURNS LIBRARY, BOSTON COLLEGEJacobs, in 1969: an ordinary mom who set out to protect the neighborhood. PHOTOGRAPH BY ELLIOTT ERWITT / MAGNUM AND JOHN J. BURNS LIBRARY, BOSTON COLLEGE

Radcliffe Institute Dean comments on urban planner Ed Logue and his role challenging urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs's ideas.

For Faust, New Year Brings Fresh Challenges

The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with the Harvard Gazette to discuss her priorities for the months ahead. She discusses the upcoming Radcliffe Institute conference, "Universities and Slavery: Bound by History" and the book by Radcliffe Institute fellow and Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen. 

STIAS Fellows Spearhead its Iso Lomso Programme at Radcliffe IAS and the National Humanities Center

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study fellows Grace A. Musila and Scarlett Cornelissen will this month join the cohort of fellows at respectively the National Humanities Center in North Carolina and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

With Two Years to Go, Campaign’s Impact Expands

The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

At the start of The Harvard Campaign in 2013, President Drew Faust underscored the University’s fundamental commitment to discovery and to the education of leaders to make a positive difference in the world. Since then, more than 133,000 donors have made contributions to support the campaign, including more than $820 million to provide financial aid for students across campus.

A Family of Common Zeal

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.Jennifer Weintraub (left), Digital Archivist/Librarian, and Jane Kamensky, Schlesinger Library Director, view a selection of items from the Blackwell collection before they are installed in the new exhibit. Photo by Kris Snibbe.

Fierce devotion to reform and equality is the dominant theme running through the exhibition Women of the Blackwell Family: Resilience and Change, on view at the Schlesinger Library.

Turning the Brain Green

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system—a network fine-tuned over millions of years and focused on survival—help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Neurosurgeon Ann-Christine Duhaime RI '16 thinks it’s entirely possible. 

The Sound of Her Voice

Boston Review
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Since long before the publication of Loop of Jade (2015), her debut collection, Sarah Howe has been a highly regarded and much-loved member of the UK poetry scene. She is not currently in the UK, however; for a little while longer, she is a fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

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