Q&A Ray Jayawardhana

The GSAS Bulletin, Harvard University
Friday, September 5, 2014
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

An astronomer and Radcliffe fellow in 2012 explores extrasolar planets, while telling stories about the very large and the very small. 

Boston-born áltaVoz Offers Disparate Sounds on New CD

The Boston Globe
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Mauricio Pauly. Photo by Tony RinaldoMauricio Pauly. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Radcliffe fellow Mauricio Pauly and four others formed áltaVoz, a consortium aimed at enhancing the presence of Latin American new music around Boston.

Preventing Gender Based Violence

South Asia Institute News
Saturday, August 30, 2014

A Radcliffe Institute seminar was an important step in exploring how to reduce gender violence in South Asia. Organizer Jacqueline Bhabha explained there is an urgent need to consider the relation between gender and violence focusing on legal reform, civil society, and changing norms. 

Face-to-face Collaboration Supports High-definition Science of Dr. Mei Zhen

Monday, August 18, 2014

Dr. Mei Zhen comments on the value of working face-to-face with Harvard collaborators as a Radcliffe fellow to create a comprehensive neuronal map of the juvenile C. elegans, the pin-head sized nematode worm. 

The Rise of ISIS

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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Political scientist and Radcliffe fellow Harith Hasan al-Qarawee studies state-society relations, political transitions, and identity politics in Iraq and the Middle East. The Harvard Gazette spoke with al-Qarawee about the rise of ISIS in Iraq.

‘The Choicest of their Kind’

Harvard Gazette
Monday, July 28, 2014
In this circa-1919 image, the Radcliffe Unit's Anna Holman '14 (right, photo 3) crank-starts the Red Cross vehicle she drove in France. Courtesy Schlesinger LibraryIn this circa-1919 image, the Radcliffe Unit's Anna Holman '14 (right, photo 3) crank-starts the Red Cross vehicle she drove in France. Courtesy Schlesinger Library

A look back reveals how Harvard and Radcliffe helped determine the course of World War I and how Harvard demonstrated the response to the war by America’s educated classes.

Iraqi Parliament Elects Speaker in Effort to Form New Government

The New York Times
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Radcliffe fellow and Iraqi scholar Harith Al-Qarawee comments on the Iraqi elections for a new speaker in Parliament. 

New England Literary News: Foraging Through Archives

The Boston Globe
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Image courtesy Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteImage courtesy Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute

In addition to displaying some of Child's papers, the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will feature holdings from its cookbook collection for the "Adventures in Gastronomy" tour, including How to Eat Like a Professor on a Student's Budget

Falling Fertility Rates

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Parts of the world are facing a new “demographic time bomb,” one that threatens skyrocketing health care and pension costs as populations age. “It was really a shocking realization that this was happening,” said Mary Brinton, whose work explores declining fertility rates in postindustrial societies. 

Cover Girls

The Boston Globe
Saturday, June 28, 2014
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A Boston Globe article explores the success of women fiction authors in publishing, which was the topic of a recent Radcliffe panel.