102 stories tagged ‘Radcliffe Institute’
Rene Kuhn Bryant of Lexington, Mass., a former associate editor of the Harvard Library Bulletin, died Jan. 30 after a long illness.
Offering both a historic and contemporary perspective on the current election, several Harvard faculty members reflected on how themes from America’s past are playing out on the national stage.
The Captain Jonathan Fay Prize is awarded annually to the graduating Harvard College senior who has produced the most imaginative work or original research in any field.
Kip Tiernan BI ’89, founder of Rosie’s Place and the Greater Boston Food Bank and co-founder of Community Works and the Poor People’s United Fund, gave her papers to the Schlesinger Library in 2006 so that scholars and citizens can learn more about how and why she pursued her passion for social justice. That was [...]
Letter from President Drew Faust to the Harvard community seeks input and nominations in the search for a new dean of Radcliffe Institute.
A Radcliffe Fellow is working on an opera about the world’s love affair with coffee and how it grew from the bean that made goats jittery to the potion we all get jittery for.
Three Harvard affiliates nab a big new-media prize, and marvel at the University’s converging forces that mix the digital age with traditional scholarship.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has named Harvard Professors Joanna Aizenberg, Leah Price, and Robert Sampson as faculty program directors of Academic Ventures. Together, these distinguished faculty members will lead new, multidisciplinary collaborations with faculty throughout the University and develop innovative programming across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences that [...]
The Radcliffe Institute on May 27 will honor Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self Employed Women’s Association of India, with the Radcliffe Institute Medal. Bhatt’s organization has improved the self-sufficiency of more than a million women.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has named Matthew Smith Miller winner of the 2011 Captain Jonathan Fay Prize for his interdisciplinary work and extensive research on his thesis, “Surely His Mother Mourns for Him: Africans on Exhibition in Boston and New York, 1860-1861.”
With its 360th Commencement, another chapter in Harvard's history draws to a close, as marked by highlights from this year. Reinstallation of ROTC, ongoing innovation in science and humanities, and Wynton Marsalis at Harvard top off some of the year's historical benchmarks.
In her Fellows’ Presentation, Nancy E. Hill, the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, discussed her research into socialization and cultural development in relation to parents’ interaction with children and how this interaction varies across geography, income levels, and ethnicity.
More than 2,000 staff at Harvard have collaborated to help their offices adopt greener practices that reduce energy and conserve resources as part of the Office for Sustainability’s (OFS) Green Office Program. In just 18 months the number of offices participating in the program has grown from 17 to 118, an exciting milestone for the [...]
President Drew Faust has announced the names of the first 10 members of the new Harvard Library Board, which will oversee the transition of the University’s vast library system to a coordinated structure.
Harvard authorities across many fields offer their ideas on how to get the nation’s lagging economy back on track.
The 180-voice Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus is holding auditions for all voice parts on Sept. 4 and 5.
A weeklong seminar at the Radcliffe Institute examines cookbooks through the centuries, and what they say about the practices, resources, and cultures of their times.
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has announced the 48 women and men selected to be Radcliffe Institute fellows in 2010–11.
Poet Jericho Brown writes often about death, looking it in the eye, but don’t make the mistake of thinking him an unhappy man.
Library cataloger Marilyn Morgan is writing a book about American women and their bathing suits, and what that says about early 20th century cultural norms.
In some Muslim societies, the tension between genders can lapse into violence. Some Radcliffe Fellows can tell that tale.
Radcliffe Magazine, the signature publication of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and successor to the Radcliffe Quarterly, debuted in late February
Western poet Katie Peterson, a Radcliffe Fellow, shares her sense of desert life on a vast canvas with startling intimacy.
The Harvard Ceramics Program turns 40 this year and says goodbye to its longtime director Nancy Selvage.
Rebecca Wassarman has been named director of Academic Engagement Programs at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.