Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Reunion Programs


Thursday, June 2

9:00 a.m.–Noon

Radcliffe Open House

Wallach Garden Tent, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study invites reunioning Radcliffe and Harvard alumnae/i back to Radcliffe Yard to reconnect with classmates and tour renovated campus spaces. Light refreshments will be provided, and alumni can tour the renovated Schlesinger Library, where selections from the Radcliffe College archives will be on view. In addition, the Knafel Center (formerly the Radcliffe Gymnasium) and Byerly Hall will be open for visitors, as will the Institute’s galleries, with current exhibitions "Out For Blood: Feminine Hygiene to Menstrual Equity" and "Gala Porras-Kim: Precipitation for an Arid Landscape”. Those who wish to spend time catching up with classmates are encouraged to linger over refreshments under the tent in the Wallach Garden.

To indicate your interest in attending this program, and to sign up for a Schlesinger Library tour, please register here.

Host Committee

  • Elizabeth A. Bailey ’72
  • Perrin Moorhead Grayson ’72, P’10, ’09, ’06
  • Priscilla Fierman Kauff ’62, P’83
  • Susan Goldbloom Restler ’72
  • Barbara Bachrach Scolnick ’62, P’92
  • Elsie Wilson Thompson ’72, P’15, ’07, ’05
  • Suzy Underwood ’72 P’10

Saturday, June 4

3:00–5:00 p.m.

An Afternoon with Radcliffe Fellows

Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study 18 Mason St, Cambridge, MA 02138

On Saturday, June 4, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will host a special event showcasing the Radcliffe Fellowship program, one of the world’s leading residential fellowships for exceptional artists, scientists, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, the Institute awards fellowships to 50 pathbreaking figures who pursue curiosity-driven research, expand human understanding, and grapple with questions that demand insight from across disciplines.

The program will feature the following former fellows – and Radcliffe and Harvard College alumni - who will share more about their Radcliffe experience and the ongoing impact of their fellowship year:

  • Gish Jen ’77, BI ’87, RI ’02, visiting professor in English at Harvard and author of Thank You, Mr. Nixon (Knopf, 2022)
  • Janet Rich-Edwards ’84, SD ’95, RI ’19, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of Research for the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Andrew Strominger ’77, RI ’13, Gwill E. York Professor of Physics at Harvard University
  • Moderated by Tomiko Brown-Nagin RI ’17, Dean at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, professor of history at Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Chair of the Presidential Committee on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery

To indicate your interest in attending this program, register here.

Host Committee

  • Julie Bornstein '92, MBA '97
  • Mimi Brown '97
  • Colbert H. Cannon AB ’97
  • Mary Duffy Cannon '97, MBA '02
  • Maureen Broe Dodig '87
  • Ingrid Ehrenberg '82, MBA '87, P'24, '20
  • Jessica Glass Harris '97
  • Samhita Jayanti '97, MBA '02
  • Dana Wallach Jones '97
  • Monica A. Keany '92, MBA '98
  • Trisha Perez Kennealy '92, MBA '97, P'23
  • Renée M. Landers '77, P'17
  • Janet (Dickerman) Pearl '87, P'22
  • Benjamin Wilcox '97