Radcliffe Programs


Friday, May 24

10:00 a.m.

Radcliffe Day

Radcliffe Yard (or on Zoom), 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

Each year, during Harvard University’s commencement week, the Institute awards the Radcliffe Medal to an individual who embodies its commitment to excellence, inclusion, and social impact. First awarded to Lena Horne in 1987, recent honorees include Ophelia Dahl, Sherrilyn Ifill, Melinda French Gates, Dolores Huerta, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

On Radcliffe Day 2024 — Friday, May 24 —  we will award the Radcliffe Medal to Sonia Sotomayor.

Please visit the Radcliffe Day website for more information about registering to attend online.

Friday, May 31

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Radcliffe Institute Open House

Radcliffe Yard

The Radcliffe Institute invites you to join us for an open house in Radcliffe Yard to reconnect with friends and classmates and to learn more about the work of the Radcliffe Institute today. Light refreshments will be provided in Fay House; selections from the Radcliffe College archives will be on display in the Schlesinger Library; and the Institute’s current gallery exhibitions, Rewrite, Organize, Remix: Visions of Feminist Organizing and A Female Landscape and the Abstract Gesture will be on view.  

Please register here if you plan to join us. This is a drop-in event, so please feel free to arrive at any time during event hours. 

If you have any questions, please contact Radcliffe Events at events@radcliffe.harvard.edu or 617-496-1984. We hope to see you there!

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Preserving Our Stories: A Celebration of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Oral History Project

Knafel Center, Radcliffe Yard or Zoom

The event will recount some memorable moments from the interviews with alumnae of the classes of the 1940s to 1970s followed by a reception for alumnae and interviewers to meet, mingle and reminisce. Separate registration is required for this event.