FDR Foundation Launches The Creative Citizenship Project

Today, with grim predictions for climate change appearing almost daily, the word “resilient” occurs again and again: utility infrastructure must upgraded to be storm “resilient;” sea barriers need to be raised to make them more “resilient” to flooding; new more … Continue reading

Don’t Let the Music Stop

  Many of you know that I spent 6 years with PBS, and there December was one constant wail: “This programming is made possible by viewers like you! Please support us!” (Which isn’t actually true, and they shouldn’t really be … Continue reading

Fall Fundraising Campaign

I must admit I am still a bit tired! After a five months of preparation, and a three-day organizing marathon for the Beyond Tomorrow Conference this past weekend, we are now set to gear up for our next event on … Continue reading

2015 Franklin Delano Roosevelt Global Fellows Announced

Adams House and the FDR Foundation are delighted to announce the 2015 FDR Global Fellows: Teresa Oszkinis ’16 of Leverett House and West Islip, New York, will be traveling to Rwanda to participate in the Engineering World Health Summer Institute, … Continue reading

Sending the Elevator Back Down

The other day while randomly flicking through channels, I caught a glimpse of an interview with Kevin Spacey. He’d been asked a question about why he spends so much free time working with young actors. His answer was remarkable. Quoting … Continue reading

The 2014 FDR Global Fellows

Adams House and the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Foundation are delighted to announce the FDR Global Fellows for 2014: Gina Kim ’15, of Adams House, who is also this year’s Lillian Goldman Scholar, will be traveling to China and South Korea … Continue reading

Not Your Average Summer Vacay

In the movie “Legally Blonde” actress Reese Witherspoon anounces to her ditzy friends:  “Girls, I’m going to Harvard!” “Like on Vacay?” they scream in reply. “ROAD TRIP!!!!!!” Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is not a tale of your average “vacay,” … Continue reading