MFA Boston Awards 2011 Maud Morgan Prize to Wendy Jacob

Art Daily
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announced that Cambridge artist Wendy Jacob RI '05 is the recipient of the 2011 Maud Morgan Prize. Jacob's works explore human impulse, intimacy, and interaction through interventions with furniture, architecture, and open spaces. 

Book Review: Surveillance Or Security?

Friday, July 8, 2011

In this densely packed work, Susan Landau, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University details the myriad layers around surveillance, national security, information security and privacy. 

Cal Poly Professor Gets Harvard Grant
Friday, July 8, 2011

Victor Valle, who was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of reporters at the Los Angeles Times, has been named a fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and will dedicate his time at Radcliffe to researching and writing his next book, "The Poetics of Fire: On The Art of Chile Eating."

Lit's New 'It Girl': Tayari Jones

The Root
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Photo courtesy of Online Athens from the RootPhoto courtesy of Online Athens from the Root

With the publication of her third novel, Silver Sparrow, things are happening to author and Radcliffe Institute fellow Tayari Jones that rarely happen to writers, especially writers who are women and almost never happen to writers who are African-American women.

Books: Off the Shelf

Harvard Magazine
Friday, July 1, 2011

Recent books with Harvard connections include Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System by Ray Jayawardhana RI '12 and Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution, by Serena Mayeri '97. 

Two Harvard Professors to Lead New Academic Ventures Program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Women in Academia Report
Thursday, June 30, 2011

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has named Joanna Aizenberg and Leah Price as faculty program directors of Academic Ventures.

From A to Zeega

Harvard Gazette
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Photo by Justin IdePhoto by Justin Ide

Radcliffe Insitute fellow Kara Oehler and Harvard team wins Knight News Challenge, a fiercely competitive international contest that funds digital news experiments. 

Curbing the Chemistry of Climate Change

Science in the News
Friday, June 10, 2011

The 2011 Harvard Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium, "Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science, and Policy" brought together internationally renowned researchers to address the state of our current knowledge of climate science and courses of action that might lie ahead in addressing human-induced climate change. 

Appointments: Ray Jayawardhana

Times Higher Education
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Ray Jayawardhana, Canada research chair in observational astrophysics at the University of Toronto, has been named a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.  

Lani Guinier '71

@ The Radcliffe Institute
Friday, May 27, 2011
Lani Guinier '71  and Nancy E. Hill RI '11 Photo by Tony RinaldoLani Guinier '71 and Nancy E. Hill RI '11 Photo by Tony Rinaldo

Inspired by the legacy of this year's Radcliffe Institute medalist Ela Bhatt, three leading women scholars and practitioners who are pursuing different ways to change the world—alumnae of Radcliffe College, the Radcliffe Institute, or both—gathered to speak about the continuing need for social change in their respective fields.