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.

Prize-winning Hong Kong-born Poet Sarah Howe Makes Verse of City’s Basic Law

South China Morning Post Magazine
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Having played down her Chinese side while growing up and studying in the UK, Sarah Howe, now at Harvard's Radcliffe Institute, has turned again to that part of her identity as she makes an "erasure poem" out of Hong Kong’s mini-constitution.

Nature as Storm Defender

Harvard Gazette
Monday, June 27, 2016
Photo by Stephanie MitchellPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell

The sometimes negative impact of seawalls was examined during Radcliffe's "Next in Science" series featuring Northeastern University's Rachel Gittman and Ana Širović of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Radcliffe Raises $55 Million in Capital Campaign

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, June 3, 2016

The Harvard Crimson reports that the Radcliffe Institute "has raised $55 million towards its $70 million capital campaign fundraising goal, placing the Institute at nearly 80 percent of its target." 

Prestigious Fellowship for UA's Dimitrios Psaltis

University of Arizona News
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The astronomy professor has been awarded a Radcliffe Institute fellowship to explore the edges of known physics by looking at black holes and exchanging ideas with scientists, artists and filmmakers at Harvard University.

Former Convict Graduates from Yale Law School

The Boston Globe
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

The Boston Globe narrates 2012 fellow Dwayne Betts's path from poet at the Radcliffe Institute to graduate of Yale Law School. 

Radcliffe Institute Accepting Applications for Fellowship Program

Philanthropy News Digest
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Philanthropy News Digest shares that the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is accepting applications for its 2017-18 Fellowship Program. 

Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Awarded Radcliffe Medal

Harvard Crimson
Friday, May 27, 2016
Photo by Megan RossPhoto by Megan Ross

The Harvard Crimson reports: "Yellen, often considered the most powerful woman in the world, joined her predecessor Ben S. Bernanke ’75 and Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw" at the Radcliffe Institute to receive the Radcliffe Medal. 

Janet Yellen Says Fed Could Raise Rates in Coming Months

U.S. News & World Report
Friday, May 27, 2016

The Associated Press story on Janet Yellen's remarks on the economy at Radcliffe Day was featured in U.S. News & World Report