Reimagining the City-University Connection


The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Academic Ventures fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public. The Schlesinger Library documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society. Learn more about the people and programs of the Radcliffe Institute at

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston

The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston strives to improve the governance of Greater Boston by strengthening connections between the region’s scholars, students, and civic leaders. A university-wide entity housed at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, the Institute pursues this mission by promoting emerging leaders, stimulating informed discussion, and producing new ideas. The Institute was founded and funded by the Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation, which promotes emerging leaders in greater Boston.

Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

City of Boston

Boston is one of America’s oldest cities and is the present day economic and cultural hub of New England. More than 617,000 residents call Boston home, as do 36 colleges and universities, some of the world’s finest inpatient hospitals, numerous cultural institutions, and professional sports organizations. Boston is a leader in finance, health care, education, and service jobs. It has the youngest population in the country, with more 20-34 year olds than any other city.
Thomas M. Menino, Mayor

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