Harvard faculty receive Guggenheim Fellowships

first_img Read Full Story In its ninetieth annual competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 177 fellowships, including five to Harvard faculty members. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.Recipients of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship are:Ann Blair, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, “Hidden Hands: Amanuenses and Authorship in Early Modern Europe.”Matthew Harris, assistant professor of genetics and orthopedic surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School: “Phylomapping — Expanding our Means to Understand Nature’s Experiments.”Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History, “Dickens in America.”Meira Levinson, associate professor of education, “Dilemmas of Educational Justice.”Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies, “Andean Knotted-Cord Records: Analysis and Write-up of Two Decades of Research on Pre-Inka, Inka and Colonial Khipus.”last_img read more

‘He’s an alien’ – Reaction to Ronaldo’s fourth hat trick in seven games

first_img Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo has been at it again.The superstar might have endured a disappointing season with Real Madrid, but his individual form has been unaffected.When Portugal went a goal down to Armenia in a Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday evening, it looked like it was going to be a long and embarrassing night for Fernando Santos’s side.But then Ronaldo stepped up to the plate, smashed in a stunning hat trick and, once again, saved his country’s skin.How did football fans react to the 29-year-old’s latest achievement, you ask?Well, as you might expect, there was quite a few compliments flying around… 1last_img