Prohibition laid the groundwork for the growth of the federal state and the birth of the religious right, says Lisa McGirr.
“Radcliffe’s Byerly Gallery showcases the creative work of our fellows, students, and staff,” says Radcliffe Dean Lizabeth Cohen. “These expressions celebrate the arts and enrich the aesthetic and intellectual life of Harvard.”
What shapes the experience of immigrants and their children? Experts gathered at Radcliffe to find out.
The universe, says Lawrence M. Krauss, sprang from nothing. That makes us uncomfortable, in part because it's a vast departure from what we used to think.
The day celebrated the arts—from the breakfast where Radcliffe fellow Lydia Diamond described working on plays at the Institute to the lunch where Radcliffe Medalist Jane Alexander advocated exploring the arts to encourage creativity.
J. Nathan Kutz RI ’13—known among his peers for his sharp suits and love of espresso—uses methods and ideas from applied mathematics to address a variety of problems in science and engineering.
Jeanne Follansbee and Matthew E. Kernkraut EdM '03 joined the Institute this spring as academic dean and associate dean for external relations, respectively.
How did women fare in the Great Recession that began in 2008? That question and others were explored in early March by three Radcliffe Institute fellows at an event in Washington DC.
Related to Radcliffe's April 2013 conference "Crossing Borders: Immigration and Gender in the Americas," a mid-February presentation in New York City focused on trends in immigration and the communities that immigrants create when they come to the United States.
Radcliffe on the Road held its first international gathering in London in mid-June. Three recent Radcliffe fellows whose work makes connections with Great Britain or Europe met with Radcliffe alumnae/i and friends at the Royal Institution of Great Britain.
At an early-May gathering in Seattle, Radcliffe Institute Dean Lizabeth Cohen moderated a panel that explored the legal and ethical dimensions of crossing borders globally and domestically.