A New Spin on Antifreeze

Monday, June 11, 2012

A team of researchers from Harvard University invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost, with direct implications for metal surfaces such as those used in refrigeration systems, wind turbines, aircraft, marine vessels, and the construction industry.

John Tiffany Wins Best Direction of a Musical for ONCE

Sunday, June 10, 2012
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John Tiffany RI '11 has won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Once.

Radcliffe Institute Fellow Trethewey Named Poet Laureate

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Harvard Magazine reports Natasha Trethewey, a 2001 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, has been named poet laureate of the United States.

Emory's Trethewey Named U.S. Poet Laureate

Emory News Center
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, Emory University professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, has been named Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012–2013 by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington.

Did Ray Bradbury Even Write Science Fiction?

Thursday, June 7, 2012

RI ’12 fellow John Plotz discusses the life and work of the late author Ray Bradbury. 

Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey RI '01 Named Poet Laureate

New York Times
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Library of Congress announced that the next poet laureate is Natasha Trethewey RI ’01, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of three collections and a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. 

Prof. Renée Poznanski Selected to be a Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev News
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Prof. Renée Poznanski to be a Radcliffe Institute Fellow. While a Radcliffe fellow, Prof. Poznanski intends to write a book on Jewish Resistance in France during WWII. 

The Trillium 25 Interview: David Bezmozgis

The Walrus
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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The Walrus Blog published a written interview with David Bezmogzgis, one of this year's English-language contenders for the 2012 Trillium Book Award. 

Law and Politics

The Star Democrat
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Susan Estrich commends Margaret Marshall's Radcliffe Day speech about the rule of law and relates it to her work around the world in countries lacking an unbiased and independent judiciary. 

Margaret Marshall Named Radcliffe Medalist

Harvard Law School Recent News and Spotlights
Thursday, May 31, 2012
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Harvard Law School reports: Margaret H. Marshall, senior research fellow and lecturer on law at Harvard Law School, was recently awarded the Radcliffe Institute Medal.