Marshall to Receive Radcliffe Medal

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Photo courtesy of Margaret MarshallPhoto courtesy of Margaret Marshall

On Radcliffe Day, hundreds of alumnae, fellows, and friends, including many University leaders, faculty, and staff, celebrate excellence and innovation. This year, the Radcliffe Institute medal recipient and luncheon speaker is Margaret H. Marshall, Ed.M.'69, who has been a force for justice and equality throughout her life.

Five Honored with Harvard Medal

Harvard Magazine
Thursday, May 24, 2012
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Radcliffe Institute Dean's Advisory Council Member Susan S. Wallach received the Harvard Alumni Association's Harvard Medal. 

A.R.T. Reaps Tony Awards Notice

Harvard Gazette
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
John Tiffany_photo by Tony RinaldoJohn Tiffany_photo by Tony Rinaldo

British theater director John Tiffany, who was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study last year, workshopped his musical Once, based on the low-budget hit film about a pair of aspiring musicians, at Harvard's American Repertory Theater. The show received 11 Tony nominations.

Seniors Selected for Best Theses

The Harvard Crimson
Friday, May 18, 2012
Photo by Jessica Brilli/Radcliffe Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jessica Brilli/Radcliffe Staff Photographer

The prize for the very best thesis in the Harvard senior class went to two students this year, one who proposed ways to address cholera epidemics in Haiti for her thesis and another who wrote a collection of poems.

Glenn Cohen Selected as 2012–2013 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Harvard Law School Recent News and Spotlights
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Harvard Law School Assistant Professor I. Glenn Cohen '03—co-director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics—will focus his fellowship on the legal and ethical issues related to travel of patients who are residents of one country to another country for medical treatment. 

What Sendak's Seminal Work and Lincoln Address Have in Common

Columbia Daily Tribune
Sunday, May 13, 2012

John Plotz, a 2011-2012 fellow and literary scholar, writes about Maurice Sendak and what "Where the Wild Things Are" and Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" have in common.

Tayari Jones Knows Why She Sings

Huffington Post
Friday, May 11, 2012

Ru Freeman interviews Tayari Jones about her book Silver Sparrow for the Huffington Post

Overexposed: Breastfeeding in America

The New
Friday, May 11, 2012
Image from the Schlesinger LibraryImage from the Schlesinger Library

A daguerreotype from the Schlesinger Library is featured prominently in Jill Lepore's response to the Time magazine cover about breastfeeding.

Friendship Leads to Acclaimed Artist's Show

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

"Beverly McIver: Intersecting Identities" at the Westmoreland County Community College Art Gallery

UMass Amherst Linguistics Professor Angelika Kratzer Selected as Radcliffe Institute Fellow

UMass Amherst Office of News & Media Relations
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Angelika Kratzer's area of specialization is semantics, an interdisciplinary field located at the intersection of linguistics, cognitive psychology, logic, and philosophy.