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... Bermel is also curator of the Gamper Festival at the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Director of Copland House's emerging composers institute Cultivate, and recently enjoyed a four-year tenure as artist-in-residence at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton. An ongoing engagement ... Cultural
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, a leading historian on law and society as well as an authority on constitutional and education law and policy, has been named dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard President Drew Faust announced today. Brown-Nagin is the Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of ... Cultural

For the next several years, Fisher's research focus was in cosmology, specifically galaxy formation. He secured a postdoc position at the University of Cambridge in England, where he met Stephen Hawking. From there, he obtained a two-year appointment at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, ... Cultural
Developed from the Westlake Institute for Advanced Study with the support of China's top scientists and scholars, Westlake University will focus on basic research in natural and medical sciences, and in technology, with Shi Yigong, a biologist and academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, named ... Cultural
In 1935, John von Neumann met Ulam in Warsaw and invited him to visit the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. In 1944, Ulam was recruited to work on the Manhattan Project. He remained at Los Alamos after the war and played a seminal role in the development of the H-bomb. Cultural
Today, the land is owned by the Institute for Advanced Study, which disputes the specific location of the battle. For years, a plan by the institute to build new faculty housing on the land has been fought by preservationists. Truce called in Princeton Battlefield dispute over housing development. In ...

She was a 2009 Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and was included in a 2009 exhibit honoring 100 Boston-area women for their leadership and achievements. She is a resident scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, and has been ... Music
She has been awarded fellowships from the Institute for Advanced Study, the American Council of Learned Societies and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She recently held a three-year Mellon New Directions Fellowship. She is among four Princeton faculty members who were awarded 2018 ... Music
In addition to her professorship at HLS, Rabb is the Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a professor of history at Harvard University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Her publications include: “Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal ... Music
Hofman, the Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School, spoke Monday evening at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study's Knafel Center. His talk, “The Alzheimer Enigma: The Causes of the Dementia Epidemic,” was part of the institute's ... Music
When Raqqa fell in 2017, after a long siege by the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), it was generally thought that ISIS was defeated, save for some mopping up. But in January of this year, Turkey invaded Afrin—one of three cantons in Rojava, also called the Democratic Federation ... Music
She previously served as the University of St. Andrews' first female principal and vice-chancellor, following a tenure as the dean of Harvard's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and several professorships at Harvard from which she holds her doctoral degree. “Dr. Richardson embodies the Graduate ... Music
He managed to flee Syria in 2013, and is currently working as a researcher for Berlin's Institute for Advanced Study where he analyses mass atrocity crimes. He also writes for Arabic newspapers such as Al-Hayat, Al-Quds al-Arabi and Al-Jumhuriya. His wife Samira Khalil is a prominent human rights ... Music
PATTERNS IN SCIENCE AND LIFE: Freeman Dyson (on left), renowned as mathematician, physicist, and original thinker on multiple topics, talked with Institute for Advanced Study Director Robbert Dijkgraaf last Friday, April 13 at a celebration of Dyson's new book, “Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography ... Music
She was a 2016 Guggenheim fellow, an American Council of Learned Societies and American Academy of Berlin fellow, and has been a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and a Wriston fellow at ... Music
Biennially, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study hosts a public art competition, unique at the University because it is open only to students. The winners' designs are funded, and their visions brought to life. If you stroll to the garden, which abuts Brattle Street in Radcliffe Yard, you will currently find a ... Music
We appreciate the front-page coverage of Our Bodies Ourselves and its transition to a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization (“Closing the book on 'Our Bodies,' ” April 6). We offer some important clarifications. First, the 2011 edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” is not out of print; it is distributed in hard copy ... Music

Westlake enrolled its first batch of 19 students — all doctoral-level or above — during the fall 2017 semester but was classified as a “research institute for advanced study” until March 20, when its university status was approved. The news was published on the ministry's social media accounts on Monday. Music
The groundbreaking ceremony has taken place for Rubenstein Commons, a $20 million campus building for the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the scheme aims to provide space for enhanced collaboration and communication between faculty and ... Music
“The Institute for Advanced Study is proud to be an engaged partner in the Princeton community and greatly values its superb public schools,” said Institute Director Robbert Dijkgraaf. “The Institute and the Princeton Public School District share a common commitment to education and pursuit of knowledge. Music
Robert Langlands, a professor emeritus in the school of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, has been awarded the 2018 Abel Prize. The Abel Prize is an international award that acknowledges outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics and comes with a monetary award of nearly ... Music
“Professor Valencius teaches and writes about American environments and American science and medicine. Her classes include “Leeches to Lasers,” a survey of U.S. health and medicine, and “This Land is Your Land,” which introduces U.S. environmental history. She is currently working on a book about ... Music
... Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; “Half of a Yellow Sun,” which won the Orange Prize; and “Americanah,” a 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award winner, which she finalized during a fellowship year at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her most recent book, ... Music
As a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Williams is writing a book about what he considers one of Du Bois' greatest missteps: “The Black Man and the Wounded World,” an unfinished history of the African-American experience during World War I. Unlike many Civil Rights crusaders of the ... Music
"Peptides are wonderfully well-suited as medication," says Horst Kessler, Carl von Linde Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at TU Munich. "The body already uses them as signaling molecules, and when they have done their job, they can be recycled by the body—no accumulation, no complicated ... Music
... or cyclosporine, an eleven amino acid-peptide that has been proven to suppress organ rejection after transplants. “Peptides are wonderfully well-suited as medication,” says Horst Kessler, Carl von Linde Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at TU Munich. “The body already uses them as signaling ... Music
The author is an American scholar of religion and philosophy, belonging to the Eastern Orthodox tradition, and a fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. With his wide interests in cultures and language, demonstrating in introduction and postscript a desire for justifying detail, and showing an ... Music
How Fleeing Venezuelans Fare in South Florida and Colombia. Seth Schwartz, of the Department of Public Health Sciences, discusses his study of Venezuelan immigrants at the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas. By Barbara Gutierrez. 02-22-2018 ... Music
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America is a research library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, dedicated to housing archives documenting women's lives and activities in the United States. In a statement, Davis wrote that she felt honored her writings ... Music
Board of governors had recommended the appointment of Prof. Errol D'Souza in October, but the appointment had been stuck in a logjam at the Centre. New Delhi: A day before the IIM Act came into force on Wednesday and gave the institutes a higher level of autonomy, the Human Resource Development ... Music
And we will create standardized measurement protocols that may speed the development of cancer therapies and ultimately save lives," Arnold Levine, chair of the SU2C Convergence Initiative and professor emeritus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, said in a statement. Notable ... Music
... our shared human nature may underlie basic musical structures that transcend cultural differences,” said lead author Samuel Mehr in a released statement. A postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University when he worked on the study, Mehr is currently a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study ... Music
in Cambridge at the Harvard Dance Center in the spring of 2016. Today she is back on campus for a two-week run of her show at the A.R.T.'s mainstage and a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, where she is working on her next production, a play that examines the LBGTQ experience in ... Music
PRINCETON, NJ — MacArthur Award and four-time Grammy Award-winning sextet, Eighth Blackbird will be the Princeton University Department of Music's guests during a week-long residency at Princeton Sound Kitchen, February 20-26, 2018, the university announced. Over the course of two decades, ... Music
Mr. Schumacher also discussed the newly established Center of Excellence in China, headed by Dr. Tiannan Guo of the Westlake Institute for Advanced Study. Dr. Guo and his team will use the Company's instrumentation and consumables to focus on the processes of protein expression where clinical ... Music
In the words of Freeman Dyson, a renowned physicist at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, “the universe knew we were coming.” This doesn't prove God's existence but it overwhelmingly implies that a benevolent Creator is a logical explanation for why there is something rather than ... Music
His residence at Notre Dame is sponsored by the Tocqueville Program for Inquiry into Religion and Public Life as well as the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study; the Program on Church, State, and Society; and the Center for Ethics and Culture. Through public lectures, debates, conferences and ... Music
Knaul, UM professor and director of the University of Miami Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, was asked to read from the Torah. The passage she read featured one of the few prophetesses in the Torah, and to cap off social justice week, she had a personal message to add to the reading. Music
Members of the University's mathematics department and the Institute for Advanced Study were celebrating the Institute's opening with a party at the Princeton Inn, which is now Forbes College. “By chance,” an attendee later recalled, he entered just behind the Institute's most famous faculty member, Albert ... Music
Among the brilliant theorists cloistered in the quiet woodside campus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, Edward Witten stands out as a kind of high priest. The sole physicist ever to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' premier prize, Witten is also known for discovering M-theory, the ... Music
Certainly, we're all for science and engineering, but the power of the Institute for Advanced Study won't be fully realized unless it strengthens all colleges across the university." Junkins said this year's class of fellows is the program's most academically diverse yet -- a trend he said he hopes to see continue. Music
“KARAMA HAS NO WALLS”: One of the two films screened in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute for Advanced Study campus, “Karama Has No Walls” is set amidst Yemen's 2011 uprising. The film illustrates the nature of the Yemeni revolution in stark contrast to the violations of human rights that took place on ... Music
Andersson came to Texas A&M in 2013 as part of the 2013-2014 class of Hagler Institute for Advanced Study fellows before accepting a joint appointment as professor in the A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and as professor in functional genomics at Uppsala University, ... Music
Early-career physicists Christopher Hirata (Ohio State University), Andrea Young (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Douglas Stanford (Institute for Advanced Study and Stanford University) were also recognized along with mathematicians Aaron Naber (Northwestern University), Maryna ... Music
“I was worried he discovered some problem in our paper,” Stanford said. Instead, he got good news. “I think this will be most valuable to me as an encouragement,” said Stanford, who is currently on leave at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He said theoretical physics is an abstract ... Music
Home to both Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, draws smart people from all over the world. That creates a small world of cuisines close together, dozens of Chinese, Indian, Thai, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Italian, French, Spanish, Austrian, Mexican and ... Music
She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Beinecke Library at Yale, and the Bunting Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. Trethewey is no stranger to Duke University: in ... Music
Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber and Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) Director Robbert Dijkgraaf also issued statements expressing their concern regarding the federal executive order. Princeton University has always “depended on America's ability to attract and engage with ... Music
In 1990, while she was studying sexology at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, Carol Queen, PhD, started her job as Staff Sexologist for the feminist sex toy shop Good Vibrations. Since then, she's been publishing books, giving talks, writing essays, and doing interviews (including this ... Music
danielle allen The University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences will return to The Paramount Theater on February 1, at 7 p.m. for the Engagement Lecture Series featuring author and Harvard Professor Danielle Allen. A compelling analyst of history and contemporary events and a leader in higher ... Music


 

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