Faust and Cohen Mark New $12.5M Fund for Arts

Harvard Gazette
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

President Drew Faust and Lizabeth Cohen, dean of the Radcliffe Institute, are celebrating a $12.5 million fund to enhance the creative arts at Harvard, it was announced today. As part of the fund, Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson ’57 and Rupert H. Johnson Jr. contributed a $10 million gift on behalf of their family.

Sioux Falls to Celebrate All 137 of Its Languages

Argus Leader
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The World Comes to Whittier-2013. Photo courtesy of City of Sioux FallsThe World Comes to Whittier-2013. Photo courtesy of City of Sioux Falls

Ben Miller is working on a project at Radcliffe to create translations of a poem for a public reading in front of a mural in Sioux Falls that celebrates the city's diversity. 

All Goes Swimmingly

Harvard Gazette
Monday, September 22, 2014
Photo by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Staff Photographer

"What we wanted to investigate was how the speed of an organism changes as a function of how large it is, how quickly it moves, and how much it moves," said Radcliffe fellow L. Mahadevan. 

Recent Gifts Support Arts, Humanities

Harvard Crimson
Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Harvard Crimson reports on the gift for the arts at Harvard from Maryellie Kulukundis Johnson '57 and Rupert Johnson. 

Using Cell Phones to Change Society

South Asia Institute News
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Photo courtesy of Harvard University South Asia InstitutePhoto courtesy of Harvard University South Asia Institute

The potential of mobile technology to change society was examined in a seminar titled 'Using Cellphones to Change Societies' hosted by the South Asia Institute and the Radcliffe Institute.

The 5-Step Plan to Defeat the Islamic State

Friday, September 5, 2014

In a recent article outlining the U.S. plan to defeat the ISIS, fellow Harith HasanAl-Qarawee comments. 

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.