Washington University in St. Louis

Reunion at Thurtene Carnival 2020


This schedule is from 2019. The schedule for Reunion 2020 will be published at a later date.

Events noted with an (*) are the signature events: Cocktails with Classmates, Alumni BBQ, and your Class Party.


Friday, April 12, 2019
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    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Welcome Center, Alumni House, 6510 Wallace Drive

  • Details:

    Visit the Welcome Center to check in and receive your nametag along with necessary items for pre-registered events. Reunion Staff are also available to process on-site registrations, provide general event details as well as answer any questions you might have. While at the Welcome Center, classmates can catch up with friends, enjoy light refreshments, or just relax in our hospitality area. You will also be able to check in and pick up your nametag at Cocktails with Classmates, the Alumni BBQ, and Class Parties.

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    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Exploring WashU with Jim Burmeister, AB '61, MBA '63, MA '67, Departs from under the Brookings Arch

  • Details:

    Learn about some of the university's rich history, then take a walking tour highlighting a few of the campus' greatest treasures.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    12:05 - 1 p.m. | Catholic Student Center Mass and Soup, Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Join Fr. Gary Braun and the CSC community for Mass followed by a simple meal of soup, bread, and dessert prepared by our wonderful volunteers. A great time for fellowship!

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    1 - 3 p.m. | Campus Y Open House, Campus Y, Lower Level Umrath Hall

  • Details:

    Campus Y alumni are invited to stop by the Campus Y to meet current staff and students, reconnect with past volunteers, and learn about current programs.

    RSVP to Grace at grace.mckee@gwrymca.org.

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    1:30 - 3:45 p.m. | Admissions Information Session and Tour

  • Details:

    Tour the main campus and residence houses, led by a current WashU student. This session and tour are open to prospective students and their families.

    Information Session: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
    Campus Tour: 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

    If you are interested, please pre-register online at visit.wustl.edu or contact our campus visit coordinators toll-free at 800-638-0700 or 314-935-6000. Limited capacity.

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    1:45 - 4:15 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Literary Tour of St. Louis with Gerald Early, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

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    From Mark Twain to T.S. Eliot to late Ntozake Shange, St. Louis has been home to many great writers, each of whom left their mark on the city. The Common Reader’s St. Louis Literary Tour, led by Gerald Early, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, takes visitors on a literary adventure through the City of St. Louis. Attendees will see the Old Courthouse, where Joseph Pulitzer bought the Evening-Dispatch, now the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Mark Twain’s home during his apprenticeship as a river pilot; Ntozake Shange's elementary school, and much more. Photo opportunities will be available at various stops along the way.

    Round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $15 per person

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    2 - 3 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Breakthrough Research Tour with the James McKelvey School of Engineering, Whitaker Atrium

  • Details:

    Tours will showcase the newly constructed Jubel Hall and the Spartan Light Metal Products Maker Space. Set to house the McKelvey School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Jubel Hall will offer infrastructure and research facilities that are key to fostering the interdisciplinary nature of engineering. In this building, mechanical engineers will work closely with physicists, chemists, biologists, and chemical and biomedical engineers to promote the convergence of mechanics, materials science, and nanotechnology. Tours will depart at 2 and 2:30 p.m. Please note that this is a 30-minute walking tour.

    Even though the building will be near completion, personal protection equipment is required. All attendees must wear long pants & hard-soled closed-toe shoes. Safety glasses, hard hats, and vests will be provided.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 5:30 p.m. | SOLD OUT - St. Louis Microbrewery Tour #1, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

  • Details:

    Join alumni and friends for a tour of three St. Louis microbreweries: 4 Hands Brewery, Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery and Biergarten, and Schlafly Tap Room. Your personal tour guide will describe each brewery, provide tasting suggestions, and share historic and fun facts about St. Louis. You will spend approximately 45 minutes at each stop where you will receive a token redeemable for one full pour of draft beer. You can purchase growlers to enjoy at home from each brewery and store your purchase in the on-bus cooler. This tour is facilitated by BrewHop STL.

    Round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $30 per adult

    $10 per child (ages 6 - 17)

    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    2:30 - 5:45 p.m. | St. Louis Microbrewery Tour #2, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

  • Details:

    Join alumni and friends for a tour of three St. Louis microbreweries: 4 Hands Brewery, Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery and Biergarten, and Schlafly Tap Room. Your personal tour guide will describe each brewery, provide tasting suggestions, and share historic and fun facts about St. Louis. You will spend approximately 45 minutes at each stop where you will receive a token redeemable for one full pour of draft beer. You can purchase growlers to enjoy at home from each brewery and store your purchase in the on-bus cooler. This tour is facilitated by BrewHop STL.

    Round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $30 per adult

    $10 per child (ages 6 - 17)

    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | WUAAN Reception, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Join the WashU Asian Alumni Network for a reception for Asian alumni. Connect with other alums and learn about ways to get involved with WUAAN, the national network for Asian alumni. Light refreshments will be provided. To learn more click here.


    Advanced registration recommended.

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    2:30 - 4 p.m. | John M. Olin Library Open House, John M. Olin Library

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    Visit the transformed Olin Library and see firsthand some of the university's special collections, including the Declaration of Independence "Southwick Broadside", a truly rare piece of history. Learn about the recently unveiled Newman Exploration Center and stop by the expanded Whisper's Café. Libraries staff will be stationed throughout the building to answer questions and share additional information related to our unique acquisitions.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    3 - 4:30 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Art on Campus Walking Tour, Meet at the Ainsa I sculpture at the south entrance of Bauer Hall

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    Put on your walking shoes for a tour of artworks installed throughout the Danforth Campus as part of the Art on Campus program, led by Leslie Markle, curator for public art. The tour will begin at the Ainsa I sculpture at the south entrance of Bauer Hall and will include stops at the Sumers Recreation Center, the South 40, and Hillman and Umrath Halls to see works by acclaimed contemporary artists Jaume Plensa, Katharina Grosse, Tom Friedman, Ann Hamilton, Spencer Finch, and Ayse Erkmen. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for walking.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Wine and Cheese Reception for International Alumni, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Wine and cheese reception for alumni who live or have lived outside of the United States, or are interested in all things International. Staff from the Office of International Students and Scholars and the Office of International Alumni & Development Programs will be in attendance.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    3:30 - 4 p.m. | SOLD OUT - East End Transformation Site Visit, Meet at the Brookings Arch

  • Details:

    Learn about the future of Washington University. The East End Transformation is setting the course for the next era of our university. This innovative project helps us continue to create a sense of community, an inclusive and welcoming environment, and a unique infrastructure for learning, working and visiting campus.

    This event is outside and will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. It entails standing and/or walking for 30 minutes or more. More information about the East End Transformation can be found online at campusnext.wustl.edu.

    Meet at the Brookings Arch for a view overlooking the East End site.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    4 - 5 p.m. | Performing Arts Department Alumni Reception, Schoenberg Gallery, Lower Level, Mallinckrodt Center

  • Details:

    The Performing Arts Department welcomes its alumni to a reception where they can mingle with other alumni, faculty, and current students of the department! Alumni are also invited to attend our production of Florida by Lucas Marchant, directed by Jeffery Matthews.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    4 - 5:15 p.m. | Mocktails with WashU Students and Alumni in Government, Policy & Advocacy, Room 276, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    On behalf of the WashU Government and Public Policy Work Group and Defense, Aerospace, and National Security (DANS) Network, we would like to welcome you back to campus for Reunion Weekend and to invite you to join us for a reception with students interested in future careers in these areas on Friday, April 12th from 4-5:15 p.m. in the Danforth University Center room 276.

    Most organizations in government, policy, and advocacy don’t recruit heavily on college campuses so students lack exposure to the wide array of career possibilities. This annual event provides students with the opportunity to meet alumni and learn more about careers in government, policy, defense, aerospace, security, and advocacy.


    The event will open at 4 with remarks around 4:15 p.m. When registering for the event, we ask that you share your email address, title, company, and a brief description of your career path. This event is complimentary, but registration is required. Space is limited.

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    4 - 5:30 p.m. | Alumni Open House and Happy Hour at Hillel, Hillel House, 6300 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Stop by the Hillel House to connect with other WashU alumni. Drinks and refreshments will be served and families are welcome.

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    4 - 6 p.m. | Gephardt Institute Alumni Reception, Gephardt Institute Suite, Room 150, Danforth University Center

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    Alumni are invited to reconnect, meet staff and current students, and learn about the programs and priorities of the Gephardt Institute. This is a great opportunity to learn about civic engagement initiatives that the Gephardt Institute has for alumni, including some that may be in your city!

    To register, visit https://gephardtinstitute.wustl.edu/connect/rsvp/.

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    4 - 6 p.m. | Open House at Hamsini Living Learning Community, Hamsini Living Learning Community, Between the Tao tennis courts and upper level of the Snow Way garage

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    Please join us in a special open house for the Hamsini Living Learning Community. This residential community was opened this academic year as Residential Life’s first Living Learning Community, and focuses on supporting students who are a part of or interested in the African Diaspora and various issues that affect these communities. Light refreshments will be provided and guests will be able to get a glimpse into this new space that students call home as well as some of the current and future programming that is offered to its residents.

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    4 - 6 p.m. | StEP Alumni Reunion, Skandalaris Center, Lower Level, Mallinckrodt Center

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    Come join current and former StEP business owners for networking and updates on the StEP program and to celebrate 20 years of student business ownership! Appetizers and drinks will be provided.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    4:30 - 6 p.m. | Catholic Student Center Alumni Happy Hour, Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Happy Hour for all CSC alums. Food and drink will be provided and children are welcome.

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    4:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Helping Entrepreneurs Rise ReUnion Reception, Bowles Plaza

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    Calling all entrepreneurs! Please join us to celebrate diversity in entrepreneurship by attending the Helping Entrepreneurs Rise ReUnion Reception on April 12th, 2019 from 4:30-6:30 pm in Bowles Plaza as part of WashU’s ReUnion Weekend. Sponsored by the Simon Initiative, the event will celebrate the creative, diverse entrepreneurs in our network. Business casual attire is suggested.

    Space is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience, but no later than April 8th.


    On behalf of the Simons and the entire Skandalaris Center team, thank you for Helping Entrepreneurs Rise! We hope you can celebrate with us in April!

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    5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Bear Club: Session 1, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

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    Bear Club is designed to allow alumni to enjoy their Friday night while knowing that their children will be entertained and cared for by licensed and bonded temporary, professional nannies from TLC for Kids, assisted by Washington University staff and students. Bear Club is divided into five recommended tracks to ensure age-appropriate and engaging activities for all participants - Baby Bears: Under 2 years of age, Cub Club: Ages 2-5, WashU Bears: Ages 6-8, Ursa Bears: Ages 9-11, and Grizzly Bears: Ages 12+.

    Advanced registration recommended.

    To learn more about Bear Club, click here.


    Cost:

    $20 per child

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    *6 - 8 p.m. | Cocktails with Classmates, Knight and Bauer Halls

  • Details:

    Kickoff the weekend reconnecting with classmates at this welcome reception for all celebrating alumni! Enjoy heavy appetizers, beer, wine, and a specialty Reunion cocktail as well as a fun and interactive photo booth from Fish Eye Fun. Casual attire is suggested for this event.

    Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $30 per adult
    $15 per child (ages 6 - 17)
    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    7 p.m. | Black Since 50 Years Back: The 50th Anniversary Gala, Windows on Washington, 1601 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63103

  • Details:

    The Association of Black Students at Washington University cordially invites you to attend Black Since 50 Years Back: The 50th Anniversary Gala. Formal attire is required.


    To purchase tickets, please visit https://commerce.cashnet.com/SUABS.


    For more information, please contact the Executive Board at abs.wustl@gmail.com.

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    7 p.m. | Classic Shabbat Dinner for Students and Alumni, Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    You are invited to celebrate Shabbat – Chabad style! Each week, over 100 students gather to celebrate Shabbat with Chabad – and you are invited to join! 


    Please RSVP at wwww.chabadwashu.org/shabbat.

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    8 p.m. | Performing Arts Department presents Florida, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center

  • Details:

    Rudolph, a married man, is a regional project manager for Tupperware and he’s having an affair. Seth gets kidnapped on date night by a couple of hoodlums looking for his roommate. Meanwhile in an RV heading for Florida, Pete, Barbara, Matthew and Bridget are stuck in traffic. These three worlds collide in Lucas Marschke’s smart and mysterious road trip comedy! Marschke’s play will be workshopped in the fall as part of the A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival and culminates in this fully staged production.


    Written by Lucas Marschke and directed by Jeffery Matthews.


    To purchase tickets, contact the Edison Box Office at 314-935-6543 or click here.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
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    7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Welcome Center, Alumni House, 6510 Wallace Drive

  • Details:

    Visit the Welcome Center to check in and receive your nametag along with necessary items for pre-registered events. Reunion Staff are also available to process on-site registrations, provide general event details as well as answer any questions you might have. While at the Welcome Center, classmates can catch up with friends, enjoy light refreshments, or just relax in our hospitality area. Beginning at 11 a.m., nametags can be picked up at the Alumni BBQ. You will also be able to check in and pick up your nametag at the Class Parties.

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    8 - 11:30 a.m. | Explore the Saint Louis Zoo, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

  • Details:

    Visit the world-renowned Saint Louis Zoo before it opens to the public and enjoy a continental breakfast with the Sea Lion Feeding experience, followed by a guided walking tour of the zoo.

    Optional, round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats. For those driving themselves, please meet at the South entrance of the zoo at 8:15 a.m. Parking is available on the Zoo's North lot on Government Drive and South lot on Wells Drive for $10 per vehicle. Limited free street parking is available in Forest Park.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $15 per adult
    $10 per child (ages 6 - 17)
    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    8 - 11:30 a.m. | Gateway Arch Tour, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt, Gateway Arch, One S. Memorial Drive, Suite 700

  • Details:

    Make the Gateway Arch part of your Reunion weekend! Take a tour of the beautifully renovated Arch grounds and ride to the highest point in St. Louis – the Gateway Arch. The morning will start with a brief presentation where you will learn about the renovation project – where it started, how it came to fruition and the future of the park. The presentation will be followed by a walking tour of the grounds and a tram ride to the top.

    Optional, round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

    To learn more about the Gateway Arch, click here.


    Cost:

    $10 per person

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    8:30 - 11:30 a.m. | SOLD OUT - WashU Engage St. Louis: Understanding What We See with Bob Hansman, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

  • Details:

    Join us to learn about St. Louis beyond the tourist hot spots. Bob Hansman, professor of architecture and Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement faculty fellow, will lead his highly regarded tour exploring the racial, sociocultural, and political context of St. Louis city and county. Visit a number of significant areas in the St. Louis region, where Professor Hansman will describe the present and explain the past, gradually drawing a picture of the region as a whole, a city divided against itself, a city still struggling to deal with its history and continuation of racial injustice.

    Round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    To learn more about WashU Engage, click here.


    Cost:

    $15 per person

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    8:45 - 11:30 a.m. | Little Italy Neighborhood Tour, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt

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    A guided two-hour shuttle tour of St. Louis' own "Little Italy", The Hill, home to 28 restaurants and delis and the childhood homes of Baseball Hall of Famers, Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola. The tour will include a dry run homemade ravioli-making demonstration at the Food Network's favorite, Mama Toscano's, a visit to Yogi Berra's childhood home and other baseball notables who once lived on the same block, bocce ball lesson, and two stops; the historical St. Ambrose Church and the brand new Hill Town Center called "Piazza Imo". Along the way you will hear stories of the proud families that built The Hill up through the early 1900's, the Great Depression, WWII, etc. You will also learn where Oprah Winfrey and Tony Bennett like to dine when in the neighborhood. The tour will allow time for shopping at local Italian craft and gift shops, grocery stores, bakeries, and more.

    Round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $15 per adult
    $10 per child (ages 6 - 17)
    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Tyson Research Center Tour, Motorcoach will depart from Mallinckrodt, Tyson Research Center

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    Join Tyson director and evolutionary ecologist Kim Medley and Education Coordinator Susan Flowers for a tour of large-scale research projects investigating multi-scale, interdisciplinary questions related to climate change, disease, and prescribed fire. Tour Tyson’s green facilities, including the certified Living Building (Tyson’s Living Learning Center); the CRETE house, Washington University’s first Solar Decathlon competition home; and research gardens supported by a rainwater capture system.

    Optional, round trip transportation will be provided but will not include car seats or the ability to buckle-in car seats.


    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    10 - 11:30 a.m. | Student Union Reunion, WashU Student Union Office, Suite 270, Danforth University Center

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    Student Union is throwing an alumni reunion in the SU Office! Come and bask in the glory days and meet some of the new members of SU. Breakfast will be provided.

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    10 - 11:30 a.m. | WashULaw CLE: "Hot Topics in the Law", Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

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    WashU Law Professor Karen Tokarz will moderate a discussion with several colleagues on recent headline U.S. Supreme Court cases and controversial legislation (1.8 Missouri MCLE credits available).

    Complimentary event. No RSVP required to attend.

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    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | CS Alumni Social Hosted by WiCS, Formal Lounge, Women's Building

  • Details:

    The Women in Computer Science (WiCS) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) are hosting an alumni social to bring together alumni who currently work or have worked in the technology industry as well as alumni who majored in CS/CSE with current WiCS and ACM members. We hope this event will provide networking and mentorship opportunities for WiCS and ACM members as well an understanding of future career trajectories.


    WiCS is an organization on campus for either students who identify as women interested in Computer Science (CS) and Technology or those wishing to support women in CS. In addition to building a supportive community for women in CS, our mission is to foster the professional and social development of our members as well as encourage the next generation of female technologists. ACM is the WashU chapter of the International Association for Computing Machinery. We encourage all CS majors and all interested in CS to attend our events. We aim to build community within the CS school, develop the professional capacity of our members, and strengthen our technical abilities through cooperative projects.


    A light continental breakfast will be served with coffee and tea. Please RSVP here.

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    10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Admissions Information Session and Tour

  • Details:

    Tour the main campus and residence houses, led by a current WashU student. This session and tour are open to prospective students and their families.

    Information Session: 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.
    Campus Tour: 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    If you are interested, please pre-register online at visit.wustl.edu or contact our campus visit coordinators toll-free at 800-638-0700 or 314-935-6000. Limited capacity.

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    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Alumni Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship, Room 17, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    Join Jeff Lapidus, BSBA ’79, President of JBL Financial Services, Inc., Russ Flicker, BS ’94, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of AWH Partners, LLC, Jill Smokler, BFA ’99, Founder of Scary Mommy, Andrew Hess, BS ’13, Founder of Staffjoy, and Chuck Cohn, BSBA ’08, Founder and CEO of Varsity Tutors, as they discuss their journey to success as well as the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | The Living Earth Collaborative with Jonathan Losos, the William H. Danforth Distinguished Professor, Room 20, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    Learn about the university’s efforts to conserve biodiversity and sustain life on earth from Jonathan Losos, the William H. Danforth Distinguished Professor and director of the Living Earth Collaborative. In January 2018, the Living Earth Collaborative formed as a unique partnership between a leading university, a top zoo, and a world-class botanical garden. The Collaborative’s goals are to bring together these three premier institutions to advance research, conservation, and education about the animals, plants, and microbes that populate our shared planet.

    To learn more about the Living Earth Collaborative, click here.


    Advanced registration recommended.

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    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | SOLD OUT - Behind-the-Scenes Campus Tour with Rob Wild, AB ’93, Clocktower on the South 40, along Shepley Drive

  • Details:

    Rob Wild, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, and member of the Class of 1993, will lead a behind-the-scenes campus tour with two current students to discuss the evolution of the WashU undergraduate experience during the past 25 years. The tour will highlight the current student experience on campus and will feature some of the great past and new student “hang outs” on campus. This is not your typical Admissions tour and will blend the past, present and future of the Washington University campus and the student experience.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Olin Coffee House, 3rd Floor, Knight and Bauer Halls

  • Details:

    Join us for morning coffee at Olin! Alumni and families are invited to visit with Dean Steve Malter and members of the BSBA team.

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    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | WUpan Alumni Reception, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Join the Washington University LGBTQIA alumni and allies for a casual reception. Connect with other alums and learn about LGBTQIA initiatives on campus, including this shared interest group for alumni. To learn more click here.


    Advanced registration recommended.

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    *12 - 2 p.m. | Alumni BBQ, Brookings Quadrangle

  • Details:

    Join classmates and families as they gather in the Quad for a fun-filled afternoon of great BBQ catered by the award-winning Pappy's Smokehouse, drinks, children's activities, and entertainment. A cash bar will be available in the Beer Garden. Casual attire is suggested for this event.

    Advanced registration recommended.


    Cost:

    $25 per adult
    $15 per child (ages 6 - 17)
    Complimentary for children ages 5 and under

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    12 - 2 p.m. | Delta Sigma Pi Alumni Barbeque, Simon Hall Courtyard, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    The Delta Sigma Pi chapter welcomes alumni of all ages to gather and enjoy reunion, conversation, and free food! We hope that all brothers visiting during Alumni Weekend will consider joining us in a celebration of brotherhood both past and present.


    To RSVP, click here.

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    12 - 2 p.m. | Emergency Support Team 40th Anniversary Reception, Ursa's Fireside on the South 40

  • Details:

    Please join the Emergency Support Team in celebrating its 40th anniversary with refreshments, tours of the EST office and opportunities to connect with current and former Team members. All current and former EST members are invited. For more information, please contact vp.est.wustl@gmail.com.

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    12:30 - 2 p.m. | Chabad Shabbat Afternoon Lunch, Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Join Rabbi Hershey and Chana Novack to celebrate Shabbat lunch, together with dozens of current undergraduate and graduate students. Please note: On Sunday, April 14, we will be at the Chabad booth at the Thurtene lot.


    Please RSVP at wwww.chabadwashu.org/shabbat.

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    1 - 2:30 p.m. | Civic Scholars Alumni Reception, The Orchid Room, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    A reception for all alumni and current participants of the Civic Scholars Program. A celebration of the 5 year Reunion for the 2014 Civic Scholars.

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    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Black Alumni Council Reception, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Join us for a reception hosted by the Black Alumni Council. Connect with old friends and hear about upcoming events aimed at exploring the Black experience at Washington University. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Rodriguez Scholars Program Alumni Reception, Office of Scholar Programs, Suite 005, Women's Building

  • Details:

    Reconnect with Rodriguez Scholars, both alumni and current scholars. Come visit the Office of Scholar Programs and see our space. We look forward to catching up.

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    2 p.m. | Performing Arts Department presents Florida, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center

  • Details:

    Rudolph, a married man, is a regional project manager for Tupperware and he’s having an affair. Seth gets kidnapped on date night by a couple of hoodlums looking for his roommate. Meanwhile in an RV heading for Florida, Pete, Barbara, Matthew and Bridget are stuck in traffic. These three worlds collide in Lucas Marschke’s smart and mysterious road trip comedy! Marschke’s play will be workshopped in the fall as part of the A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival and culminates in this fully staged production.


    Written by Lucas Marschke and directed by Jeffery Matthews.


    To purchase tickets, contact the Edison Box Office at 314-935-6543 or click here.

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    2 - 3 p.m. | Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness with Lecturer in Psychological & Brain Sciences, Tim Bono, AB '05, MA '08, PhD '11, May Auditorium, Room 1, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    What makes people happy and how can we increase happiness in our lives? Our society sends us many messages about what should make us happy (which many people buy into—literally). What does the research suggest about the validity of these messages? It turns out there may be a simple path to living the good life. This presentation will discuss the scientific study of happiness and strategies for life satisfaction based on research in Positive Psychology, the subject of one of the most popular courses at WashU!

    To learn more about Dr. Tim Bono and this topic, click here.


    Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 3 p.m. | The Light at the End of the Cybersecurity Tunnel (and It's a Train), Room 22, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    If it seems like things are getting worse in cyberspace—they are. Joe Scherrer, BS ’89, Director of the Cybersecurity Strategic Initiative and program director of Graduate Studies in Information Systems Management and Cybersecurity Management at WashU will discuss how we arrived at this state of affairs in cyberspace, the key issues currently confronting organizations and individuals in this regard, what must be done to confront the ever growing threat and make cyberspace safer for everyone. Along the way, you’ll learn what Washington University is doing to play its part in this important endeavor. After the presentation, Joe will join Ed Corno, BFA ’79, Chief Technology Leader, IBM, and Ning Zhang, assistant professor in Computer Science and Engineering, to talk about their work in cybersecurity.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 3 p.m. | WashU Medical Spotlight with Beau Ances, MD, PhD, the Daniel J. Brennan, MD, Professor of Neurology: Forerunners of Forgetfulness: The Role of Neuroimaging in Alzheimer's Disease, Room 21, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States with millions of Americans projected to develop memory problems in the upcoming decades. Alzheimer’s disease results from the deposition of proteins, including amyloid-beta and tau, in the brain. Groundbreaking neuroimaging research performed at Washington University School of Medicine has shown that changes in amyloid-beta and tau occur more than 15 years prior to the onset of clinical symptoms. This presentation will focus on new biomarkers that can map the progression of Alzheimer's disease. This talk, given by Beau Ances, the Daniel J. Brennan, MD, Professor of Neurology, will also discuss how neuroimaging is being used as a clinical endpoint for evaluating potential therapies.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 3 p.m. | Student-Led Campus Tour, Departs from under the Brookings Arch

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    Visit some of the most memorable spots and newest spaces on campus, including Brookings Quadrangle, Olin's Knight and Bauer Halls, the Danforth University Center, and the South 40.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 3 p.m. | The Secrets of Rudolph Hall, Meet at the Mars Rover, Rudolph Hall

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    Explore the fascinating collections in Scott Rudolph Hall, home to the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Highlights include a visit to a replica of the Mars Rover, an immersive virtual reality experience with the latest HoloLens technology, and a viewing of the fluorescent rocks, fossils and minerals on display.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 3:30 p.m. | Climate Change Panel Discussion with WashU Experts, Room 17, Lower Level, Simon Hall

  • Details:

    Join Beth Martin, BS ’94, MS ’96, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Associate Director of the Washington University Climate Change Program and UN Framework Convention on Climate Change RINGO Co-focal point, Bronwen Konecky, Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and Phil Valko, AB ’03, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Sustainability, as they highlight the university’s climate change-related goals, research, and projects. David Fike, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Director of Environmental Studies, and Associate Director of the International Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability will moderate the discussion.

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    2 - 4 p.m. | Graham Chapel Open House, Graham Chapel

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    The university's beloved Graham Chapel. Take a self-guided tour of the chapel and enjoy music played by student organists.

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    2 - 4 p.m. | Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Open House, Suite 204, Women's Building

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    All alumnae are welcome to stop by the newly redecorated Kappa Kappa Gamma suite to meet active members and reunite with other Kappa alumnae. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

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    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Friends of ResLife Reception, College Hall, South 40

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    Join your friends in Residential Life as you sample a variety of Missouri wines and reminisce about your times at Washington University in St. Louis. This reunion is for all graduates who were RAs, CS40 Executive Members, NSA Executive Members, or Res Life Student Staff Members.

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    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. | Ervin Scholars Program Alumni Reception, Office of Scholar Programs, Suite 005, Women's Building

  • Details:

    Mingle with other Ervin Scholars alumni, current scholars and friends of the program.

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    2:30 - 4 p.m. | Athletics Alumni Reception, Athletic Complex

  • Details:

    Join your fellow WashU Bears Athletics alumni, coaches, and friends to reconnect!

    Limited capacity. Advanced registration recommended.

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    3 - 5 p.m. | Decade of the DUC: DUCSA Reunion, Campus Life, Suite 160, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Inviting all former Danforth University Center Student Assistants (DUCSAs) to join us as we celebrate a Decade of the DUC. Come connect with old friends and meet all the people who have worked to make the DUC a welcoming "third place" on campus over the last ten years. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    4 - 5 p.m. | Danforth Scholars Program Alumni Reception, Office of Scholar Programs, Suite 005, Women's Building

  • Details:

    Mingle with other Danforth Scholars alumni, current scholars and friends of the program.

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    5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | William Greenleaf Eliot Society Reception, Formal Lounge, Women's Building

  • Details:

    As a special thank you, join fellow Eliot Society members for an exclusive reception. A personal invitation will be sent this spring. For more information or to join the Eliot Society, please visit eliotsociety.wustl.edu or call 314-935-5122.

    Advanced registration recommended.


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    6 - 8 p.m. | Cafe y Dulces with Alumni, Room 103, Seigle Hall

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    Alumni can mingle with current Latinx students at WashU. There will be Latin American pastries, coffee and hot chocolate.

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    6 - 8 p.m. | University College Reception, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Meet fellow alumni, reconnect with faculty and advisors, and enjoy a great evening together. Any University College alumni attending this event will receive a swag bag.

    Advanced registration recommended.

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    6:15 - 11:15 p.m. | Bear Club: Session 2, 2nd Floor, Danforth University Center

  • Details:

    Bear Club is designed to allow alumni to enjoy their Saturday night while knowing that their children will be entertained and cared for by licensed and bonded temporary, professional nannies from TLC for Kids, assisted by Washington University staff and students. Bear Club is divided into five recommended tracks to ensure age-appropriate and engaging activities for all participants - Baby Bears: Under 2 years of age, Cub Club: Ages 2-5, WashU Bears: Ages 6-8, Ursa Bears: Ages 9-11, and Grizzly Bears: Ages 12+.

    Advanced registration recommended.

    To learn more about Bear Club, click here.


    Cost:

    $30 per child

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    *6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | 25th Reunion Class Party and Recognition Ceremony, Crowder Courtyard, Anheuser-Busch Hall

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at Crowder Courtyard with your classmates over dinner and drinks, with entertainment by DJ Nune, and wonderful memories! Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    6:00 p.m. | A class photo will be taken before the class party in Frick Forum, located on the 2nd floor of Knight and Bauer Halls

    6:30 p.m. | Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

    7:00 p.m. | Chancellor-elect Andrew D. Martin will toast the members of the Class of 1994 on their 25th Reunion

    7:30 p.m. | Gourmet food stations

    8:30 p.m. | Dancing, drinks, and great conversation

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking is available in the Millbrook or Snow Way Garages.


    Cost:

    $65 per person

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    *6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | 30th Reunion Class Party, Anheuser-Busch Dining Room, Knight Center

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening in the Anheuser-Busch Dining Room, located in The Knight Center, with your classmates over dinner and drinks, entertainment by a Griffin Events DJ, and wonderful memories! Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    6:30 p.m. | Cocktails

    7:30 p.m. | Gourmet food stations

    8:30 p.m. | Music, drinks, and great conversation

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking is available in the Millbrook Garage.


    Cost:

    $65 per person

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    *6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | 35th Reunion Class Party, Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at Umrath Hall, with your classmates over dinner and drinks, live entertainment from Mentalist Josh Routh and the Dave Becherer Trio, and wonderful memories! Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    6:30 p.m. | Cocktails

    7:30 p.m. | Gourmet food stations

    8:30 p.m. | Live entertainment, drinks, and great conversation

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking is available in the Danforth University Center Garage.


    Cost:

    $65 per person

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    *6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | 40th Reunion Class Party, Holmes Lounge, Ridgley Hall

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at Holmes Lounge with your classmates over dinner and drinks, live entertainment by The Usual Suspects, and wonderful memories! Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    6:30 p.m. | Cocktails

    7:30 p.m. | Gourmet food stations

    8:30 p.m. | Music, drinks, and great conversation

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking is available in the Danforth University Center Garage.


    Cost:

    $65 per person

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    *6:30 - 10:30 p.m. | 45th Reunion Class Party, Whittemore House, 6440 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at the Whittemore House with your classmates over dinner and drinks, live entertainment by a WashU student jazz pianist, and wonderful memories! Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    6:30 p.m. | Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

    7:30 p.m. | Gourmet food stations

    8:30 p.m. | Music, drinks, and great conversation

    Advanced registration recommended. Complimentary valet parking is available.


    Cost:

    $65 per person

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    *7 - 11 p.m. | 1st Reunion Class Party, Third Degree Glass Factory, 5200 Delmar Boulevard

  • Details:

    Enjoy a fun evening with your classmates and make new memories in the beautiful galleries at Third Degree Glass Factory. A heavy appetizer buffet and open bar with beer and wine is included. Entertainment provided by current senior, Zach Alter. Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    Advanced registration recommended. Complimentary parking is available in lots directly east and west of Third Degree Glass Factory.


    Cost:

    $35 per person

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    *7 - 11 p.m. | 5th Reunion Class Party, Palladium St. Louis, 1400 Park Place

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at the Palladium St. Louis with your classmates and make wonderful memories! A heavy appetizer buffet and open bar is included with live entertainment by The LustreLights. Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    Advanced registration recommended. Self-parking is available in the lot east of the Palladium and along surrounding streets.


    Cost:

    $55 per person

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    *7 - 11 p.m. | 10th Reunion Class Party, Boundary at The Cheshire, 6300 Clayton Road

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at Boundary at The Cheshire with your classmates and make wonderful memories! Heavy appetizers and open bar is included with entertainment by a Griffin Events DJ. Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking information will be posted soon.


    Cost:

    $50 per person

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    *7 - 11 p.m. | 15th Reunion Class Party, Trolley Room, Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center in Forest Park, 5595 Grand Drive

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening in the Trolley Room at the Forest Park Visitors Center with your classmates and make wonderful memories! A heavy appetizer buffet and open bar is included with entertainment by DJ Andrew Mullins. Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    Advanced registration recommended. Parking is available in the lot across from the Visitors Center. Limited-street parking is also available in Forest Park.


    Cost:

    $50 per person

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    *7 - 11 p.m. | 20th Reunion Class Party, Delmar Hall, 6133 Delmar Boulevard

  • Details:

    Enjoy an evening at Delmar Hall with your classmates and make wonderful memories! An appetizer buffet and open bar is included with entertainment by DJ Chris Brown. Business casual attire suggested for the evening.

    Advanced registration recommended. Self-parking is available on Delmar Loop.


    Cost:

    $50 per person

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    8 p.m. | Performing Arts Department presents Florida, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center

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    Rudolph, a married man, is a regional project manager for Tupperware and he’s having an affair. Seth gets kidnapped on date night by a couple of hoodlums looking for his roommate. Meanwhile in an RV heading for Florida, Pete, Barbara, Matthew and Bridget are stuck in traffic. These three worlds collide in Lucas Marschke’s smart and mysterious road trip comedy! Marschke’s play will be workshopped in the fall as part of the A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival and culminates in this fully staged production.


    Written by Lucas Marschke and directed by Jeffery Matthews.


    To purchase tickets, contact the Edison Box Office at 314-935-6543 or click here.

Sunday, April 14, 2019
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    11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Mass at the Catholic Student Center, Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Boulevard

  • Details:

    Join the Catholic Student Center for Mass on Sunday morning before you leave town.

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    2 p.m. | Performing Arts Department presents Florida, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center

  • Details:

    Rudolph, a married man, is a regional project manager for Tupperware and he’s having an affair. Seth gets kidnapped on date night by a couple of hoodlums looking for his roommate. Meanwhile in an RV heading for Florida, Pete, Barbara, Matthew and Bridget are stuck in traffic. These three worlds collide in Lucas Marschke’s smart and mysterious road trip comedy! Marschke’s play will be workshopped in the fall as part of the A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival and culminates in this fully staged production.


    Written by Lucas Marschke and directed by Jeffery Matthews.


    To purchase tickets, contact the Edison Box Office at 314-935-6543 or click here.

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    2:30 - 4 p.m. | 90th Annual Fashion Design Show, Crowder Courtyard, Anheuser-Busch Hall

  • Details:

    The Sam Fox School presents the 90th Annual Fashion Design Show, featuring works by aspiring designers from the Sam Fox School, including senior capstone collections.

    2:30 p.m. | Doors open

    3:00 p.m. | Show

    3:30 p.m. | Designer Meet & Greet

    Free admission, must pre-register by April 10 at samfoxschool.wustl.edu/2019fashionshow.


Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at 800-867-2586 or alumnireunions@wustl.edu.


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