Stewarding Arts Philanthropy

Harvard Gazette
Friday, December 2, 2016

John Wang won Radcliffe Institute's public art competition to design a garden in Radcliffe Yard, and he will spend the upcoming spring semester working as a Dumbarton Oaks' Fellow, conducting a garden and landscape program on an exhibition on pre-modern urban landscapes.

Explosions Could Provide Clues About First Stars, Fellow Says

The Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

A set of explosions that happened thousands of years ago could provide clues about the formation of the earliest stars, according to Robert Simcoe, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.

A Change Called NeHA

The Indian Express
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Illustration by C R SasikumarIllustration by C R Sasikumar

Radcliffe Institute seminar leaders explore the launch of India's National e-Health Authority (NeHA) and the regulatory laws that define that nation’s health information landscape and healthcare delivery. 

Leaders of Seven Sisters Colleges Criticize Trump Appointee Bannon

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Boston Globe explains why the leaders of the Seven Sisters wrote a letter to Trump appointee Stephen Bannon and the historical ties and values that connect the alumnae and institutions. 

Radcliffe Exhibit Turns Touch into Sight

The Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

Calm. Smoke rises vertically. at Radcliffe's Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery gives visitors permission to use the sense least indulged at most art exhibits: touch.

Artforum Magazine 500 Words Column: Wendy Jacob

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady

Wendy Jacob discusses her current Radcliffe Institute exhibition, for which she has unearthed models of architectural landmarks both real—such as the United States Capitol building—and fictional—the Tower of Babel—that were made as learning aids for the blind in the ’30s and ’40s.

Garth Risk Hallberg Finds Much Is Not Lost in Translation

The Boston Globe
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Photo by Mark VesseyPhoto by Mark Vessey

The Boston Globe interviews author Garth Risk Hallberg in advance of his upcoming talk at Radcliffe on the novel and the city. 

The Elephant in the Room: Sports and Sexism

Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
The panelists, from left: Jessica Gelman, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer. Photograph by Tony RinaldoThe panelists, from left: Jessica Gelman, Daniel Peterson, and Shira Springer. Photograph by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe's "Hits and Misses" panel discussion centered on media coverage of female athletes.

Making the Ultimate Darkness Visible

The Harvard Gazette
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Photo by Jon ChasePhoto by Jon Chase

Astronomer and Radcliffe fellow Dimitrios Psaltis is working on the massive Event Horizon Telescope project that will point a number of Earth's telescopes at the Milky Way's black hole.

Melting Ice, Changing World

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Photo by Kris SnibbePhoto by Kris Snibbe

“What everybody is in agreement on,” said Maureen Raymo, a professor at Columbia University and its Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory who spoke at the Radcliffe Institute's science symposium on oceans, “is that sea level is rising and the rate is accelerating.”