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April 13, 1998 | Associated Press
Amid rising tensions with Harvard University, Radcliffe may close the book on its 104-year history as an independent college, a newspaper reported. Conflicting fund-raising campaigns and disputes over the Cambridge property the onetime women's college occupies fueled differences between Radcliffe and its parent institution, the Boston Globe reported Sunday. According to a plan obtained by the Globe, Radcliffe would retool itself into a research institution allied with Harvard.
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February 7, 2014 | By Elaine Woo
Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers," he wrote, "but for God's sake don't try to write poems. " Kumin heeded his advice. Seven years passed before she tried again, but this time her efforts brought far more encouraging results. With a clear-eyed vision of the natural world, relationships, mortality and the inner lives of women, Kumin became one of the country's most honored poets, whose fourth book of poetry, "Up Country," brought her the Pulitzer Prize in 1973.
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January 21, 1988 | Associated Press
Matina Horner, who has been president of Radcliffe College since 1972, has announced that she will leave the school in June, 1989. Horner, 48, said she plans to "refocus my attention and energy on my long-standing research and other interests in social change and its consequences."
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April 21, 1999 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIME STAFF WRITER
Ending a 120-year tradition, Radcliffe College was officially subsumed Tuesday into the larger fold of Harvard University. Reports of Radcliffe's impending demise had circulated for more than a decade, so the move came as little surprise in academic or alumnae circles. Officials at Radcliffe immediately put a positive spin on the merger, insisting that the institution was not dead, but rather, reborn as the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
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April 21, 1999 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIME STAFF WRITER
Ending a 120-year tradition, Radcliffe College was officially subsumed Tuesday into the larger fold of Harvard University. Reports of Radcliffe's impending demise had circulated for more than a decade, so the move came as little surprise in academic or alumnae circles. Officials at Radcliffe immediately put a positive spin on the merger, insisting that the institution was not dead, but rather, reborn as the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
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December 24, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The great West Coast-East Coast cookbook war is over. And the result is a compromise that nearly everyone pronounces delicious, if a bit too long in the oven. After two years of academic lobbying, libraries at UC San Diego and Radcliffe College have split the 858 rare books on food, wine and agriculture that formed the world-famous Andre L. Simon-Eleanor Lowenstein Collection of Gastronomic Literature.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 2014 | By Elaine Woo
Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers," he wrote, "but for God's sake don't try to write poems. " Kumin heeded his advice. Seven years passed before she tried again, but this time her efforts brought far more encouraging results. With a clear-eyed vision of the natural world, relationships, mortality and the inner lives of women, Kumin became one of the country's most honored poets, whose fourth book of poetry, "Up Country," brought her the Pulitzer Prize in 1973.
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June 2, 1989 | From Associated Press
Linda S. Wilson, a chemist and vice president for research at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, has been named the seventh president of Radcliffe College. Wilson, 52, takes over from Matina Horner, who is stepping down at the end of this month after 17 years as president.
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October 19, 2000
This site, hosted by the Henry A. Murray Research Center at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, MA., houses the nation's largest social science data archive on human development across the life span. The Web site features a summary database for more than 200 sociological surveys and studies conducted nationwide. The database is searchable by subject area or by various coding categories (sample size, race, age, gender, etc.). http://radcliffe.edu/murray/index.html
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August 24, 1992
Barbara Miller, 73, a historian who taught at Harvard University and Radcliffe College. In 1974 she became the first woman assistant dean at Harvard, after holding a similar position at Radcliffe. She had also directed the Women's Archives at Radcliffe, now known as the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. She taught American history and literature at Harvard for 20 years before retiring in 1985.
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April 13, 1998 | Associated Press
Amid rising tensions with Harvard University, Radcliffe may close the book on its 104-year history as an independent college, a newspaper reported. Conflicting fund-raising campaigns and disputes over the Cambridge property the onetime women's college occupies fueled differences between Radcliffe and its parent institution, the Boston Globe reported Sunday. According to a plan obtained by the Globe, Radcliffe would retool itself into a research institution allied with Harvard.
NEWS
December 24, 1990 | LARRY GORDON, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
The great West Coast-East Coast cookbook war is over. And the result is a compromise that nearly everyone pronounces delicious, if a bit too long in the oven. After two years of academic lobbying, libraries at UC San Diego and Radcliffe College have split the 858 rare books on food, wine and agriculture that formed the world-famous Andre L. Simon-Eleanor Lowenstein Collection of Gastronomic Literature.
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January 21, 1988 | Associated Press
Matina Horner, who has been president of Radcliffe College since 1972, has announced that she will leave the school in June, 1989. Horner, 48, said she plans to "refocus my attention and energy on my long-standing research and other interests in social change and its consequences."
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May 12, 1993 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Fonda on TBS: Jane Fonda will be one of the well-known voices portraying historical American women in "A Family of Women," a three-part, six-hour documentary series that will be produced by TBS Superstation (her husband Ted Turner's network). The documentary will make use of the diaries, photographs and collections at the archive on the history of women at Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass. It will focus on the work and lives of 20th-Century women and will air on TBS in the spring of 1994.
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February 20, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Monkeys may be able to add and subtract, U.S. researchers reported. A team from Harvard University and Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass., said rhesus monkeys they studied in Puerto Rico appeared to be able to perform basic arithmetic.
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