UChicago Alumni

Event Schedule

Full Event Schedule

Thursday, June 5

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

  • Registration and Hospitality on the Quad
    Thursday
    8:00AM7:00PM

    Main Quad, Tents, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    In addition to being your first stop on campus to pick up your Weekend Pass wristband, the Registration Tent is staffed all weekend so that you can find answers to your questions and information about campus and Alumni Weekend. Step across the walkway to the Hospitality Tent for a quick snack or to rest and recharge between sessions.

  • Chicago Society Hospitality Lounge
    Thursday
    8:00AM2:00PM

    Reynolds Club, South Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave.

    ALL
    Join the Chicago Society for an opportunity to meet other members and Chicago Society staff. Come relax and enjoy special refreshments and pick up your Chicago Society token of appreciation.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Thursday
    9:00AM11:00AM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St.

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • Phoenix Society Tent
    Thursday
    9:00AM1:00PM

    Main Quad, Pop-Up Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    Grab your stick fan and come on down to the Phoenix Society Tent for a quick game of Phlinko on the Quad. Test your knowledge about gift planning and the University to win prizes.

  • Walking Campus Tour Presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation
    Thursday
    10:00AM11:00AM

    Main Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL Tour
    Join us for a walking tour of campus, presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, with a concentration on the architectural history of the University and the evolving architectural relationship between the University and the surrounding neighborhood. Explore the early collegiate Gothic roots of the campus in the original quadrangles, the march of the midcentury modernism along the Midway, and the recent breathtaking architectural additions of the Mansueto Library, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and Midway Crossings. Please be prepared with appropriate walking shoes and be sure to grab a bottle of water from the Hospitality Tent.

  • Smart Museum Docent-Led Tour
    Thursday
    11:00AM12:00PM

    Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    Join a UChicago student docent for a guided tour of the Smart’s wide-ranging collection, which includes modern masterpieces, millennia-old Chinese ritual objects, rich examples of old master paintings, and provocative works of contemporary art.

  • Tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
    Thursday
    11:00AM12:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    ALL    GLS    Tour
    Tour the distinctive steel-and-glass dome of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. Learn about the planning of faculty, librarians, archivists, and conservators to construct the automated storage and retrieval system. Walk through the newly renovated Exhibition Gallery of the Special Collections Research Center to see a wide range of rare books, manuscripts, archives, and graphic materials.

  • Oriental Institute Highlights Tour
    Thursday
    1:00PM1:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 

    ALL    ART    OI    Tour
    Join Oriental Institute curators Jack Green and Emily Teeter, PhD’90, for a Highlights of the Collection tour. Come see our world-renowned collection of artifacts from the ancient Near East, the birthplace of one of the world’s oldest civilizations.  

  • Tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
    Thursday
    1:00PM2:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    ALL   GLS    Tour
    Tour the distinctive steel-and-glass dome of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. Learn about the planning of faculty, librarians, archivists, and conservators to construct the automated storage and retrieval system. Walk through the newly renovated Exhibition Gallery of the Special Collections Research Center to see a wide range of rare books, manuscripts, archives, and graphic materials.

  • UnCommon Core | "Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink": The UChicago Water Research Initiative
    Thursday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St.

    ALL    IME    PSD    UC
    Steven J. Sibener, Carl William Eisendrath Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Chemistry and the James Franck Institute; Director, Institute for Molecular Engineering Water Research Initiative
    The availability of fresh water for human consumption is becoming increasingly constrained around the world. Such shortages will increase in the future due to rising demand and the depletion of extant water resources, affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The UChicago Water Research Initiative, in partnership with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, seeks to address some of the most critical technological issues in water resource development. This presentation will give a snapshot of water utilization, stresses, and opportunities for technological solutions.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Thursday
    2:00PM4:00PM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St. 

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • Drink to Your Health: Beer and Wine in the Ancient Near East
    Thursday
    2:00PM2:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. 

    ALL    ART    OI
    Join us at the Oriental Institute to learn about the production and consumption of beer and wine in the ancient Near East. Learn about one of the most ancient beverages humans have ever consumed. See some of the artifacts that will give clues to help explain the ancient brewers’ craft and skillful techniques. Join the fun as we drink to your health.

  • UnCommon Core | Understanding Gilgamesh
    Thursday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    OI    HUM    UC
    Christopher Woods, Associate Professor of Sumerology in the Oriental Institute, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and the Program in the Ancient Mediterranean World
    Christopher Woods will discuss the meaning, history, and cultural context of the Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh, the legendary king of the Mesopotamian city-state of Uruk. He will consider the major themes of the epic, its history with regard to its Sumerian forebears, and its representation in the visual arts. Woods will also discuss the legacy of the epic and its rediscovery in the 19th century after having been lost for 2,500 years. There will be a special tour of objects in the Oriental Institute’s permanent collection related to the Gilgamesh text following the session.

    Advance reading of The Epic of Gilgamesh will enhance appreciation of the lecture. Professor Woods recommends the Penguin Classics edition of Gilgamesh, edited by Andrew George.

  • Logan Center Tour
    Thursday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • Logan Center Tour
    Thursday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • At the Threshold
    Thursday
    5:00PM7:30PM

    Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. 

    ALL    ART
    Drop by the Smart for an evening of creative drinks and conversation. Fueled by a small menu of handcrafted drinks, creative interventions organized by the Smart’s interpreter in residence Matt Austin, and musical performances, this event provides common ground for lively conversation surrounding art, culture, and ideas.

  • A Celebration of Leaders in Philanthropy
    Thursday
    6:00PM7:30PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

    Invitation Only
    A reception and interactive program for UChicago’s philanthropic leaders showcasing the impact of their support, with displays focused on initiatives and education across campus and around the world. 

  • Robert H. Kirschner, M.D., Memorial Human Rights Lecture | Paul Farmer
    Thursday
    6:30PM8:00PM

    International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

    ALL
    The Human Rights Program’s 2014 Robert H. Kirschner, M.D., Human Rights Memorial Lecture, "Health and Human Rights: Lessons from Haiti and Rwanda," will be given by Paul farmer, cofounder of Partners in Health, and the Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Farmer will reflect on his experiences in health in Haiti, the only republic to arise from a successful slave revolt, and those in Rwanda, the site of a vast genocide 20 years ago. Reception to immediately follow the lecture. 

     

  • Boys Don’t Cry Film Screening and Talk with Director Kimberly Peirce
    Thursday
    7:30PM10:30PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St.

    ALL    COL
    7:30–9:30 p.m. Film screening
    9:30–10:30 p.m. Talk

    The Class of 1989 invites you to join them at Doc Films as they welcome Kimberly Peirce, AB’90, who will be screening her award-winning film Boys Don’t Cry. Following the screening, Peirce will field questions from the audience. Enjoy popcorn and snacks compliments of the 25th Reunion Committee. Please note, this film is rated R and not recommended for family viewing.

  • M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre
    Thursday
    7:30PM10:00PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    ART    COL    $20
    M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

Friday, June 6

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

  • Registration and Hospitality on the Quad
    Friday
    8:00AM7:00PM

    Main Quad, Tents, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    The Registration Tent will be your first stop when arriving on campus. Once you’ve picked up your wristband, staff will be available to answer questions and provide information about campus and Alumni Weekend. Step across to the Hospitality Tent for a quick snack or to rest and recharge between sessions. 

  • Fermilab Tour
    Friday
    8:00AM2:30PM

    Man Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL    Tour    Registration Required    $20
    Explore Fermilab’s rich history, present-day experimentation, and future plans. Tour Wilson Hall’s atrium, the Remote Operations Center for CERN, and the 15th floor where you can get a bird’s-eye view of the facility. You will also visit the preaccelerator, Linac, neutron therapy, and the main control room areas. Fermilab and University of Chicago alumni scientists will also offer their expertise and guide you at additional sites. Lunch is provided. A photo ID is required.

  • Chicago Society Hospitality Lounge
    Friday
    8:00AM2:00PM

    Reynolds Club, South Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave.

    ALL 
    Join the Chicago Society for an opportunity to meet other members and Chicago Society staff. Come relax and enjoy special refreshments and pick up your Chicago Society token of appreciation.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Friday
    9:00AM11:00AM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St. 

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • UnCommon Core | UnStill Life: A Conversation with Gabrielle Selz
    Friday
    10:00AM11:00AM

    Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    HUM    UC    ART
    Gabrielle Selz: Author, UnStill Life: A Daughter’s Memoir of Art and Love in the Age of Abstraction

    Faculty Moderators:
    Christine Mehring, DePartment Chair and Professor of Art History and the College
    Reinhold Heller, Professor Emeritus in Art History, Germanic Studies, and Committee on the Visual Arts and the College

    Anyone who has studied modern art likely recognizes the name Peter Selz, AM’49, PhD’54. The 95-year-old art historian, curator, and 2014 Professional Achievement Award recipient has made incredible contributions to modern art history through his writings, groundbreaking curatorial work, and as a professor of art history at the University of California, Berkeley. Join fellow art lovers for a conversation with Peter’s daughter Gabrielle Selz in celebration of her father’s life and the influence he continues to have in a life immersed in the arts.

    To learn more, read Peter Selz: Sketches of a Life in Art by Paul J. Karlstrom and Unstill Life by Gabrielle Selz

  • UnCommon Core | The Atmospheres of Alien Worlds
    Friday
    10:00AM11:00AM

    Harper Memorial Library, Room 140, 1116 E. 59th St.,

    ALL    PSD    UC
    Jacob Bean, Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
    Laura Kreidberg,SM’13, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

    Studying the atmospheres of planets around other stars is the key to revealing their diversity, origins, and potential suitability for life. Bean will describe the latest findings obtained from observations with the Hubble Space Telescope and give a road map for how similar observations with the next generation of telescopes will open up the possibility of finding Earth 2.0.   Read more about this exciting research

  • UnCommon Core | Talking About Religion in Public
    Friday
    10:00AM11:00AM

    Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St.

    ALL    DIV    UC
    Margaret M. Mitchell, AM'82, PhD'89, Dean of the Divinity School and the Shailer Mathews professor of New Testament and early Christian Literature

    In a May 2012 column, journalist Mark Oppenheimer argued that in the American media scene, the comedian Jon Stewart is a religion teacher extraordinaire. Much can be said about this judgment on Stewart (which has predictably raised some strong reactions), but what is perhaps universally agreed is Oppenheimer’s appraisal that it is difficult “to find good writing about religion” and “harder still to find good television about religion.” By examining several case studies plucked from recent headlines, Mitchell will explore the question of the proper role of the academic study of religion in relation to contemporary media coverage.

  • Campus North Groundbreaking Ceremony
    Friday
    10:30AM11:30AM

    Campus North, Greenwood Ave. and E. 56th St.

    ALL
    Please join us to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Campus North Residence Hall and Dining Commons. The entrance is located on Greenwood Avenue, directly across from the Smart Museum of Art, one block west of University Ave.

  • UEI Tour of UChicago Charter Woodlawn Campus
    Friday
    11:00AM1:30PM

    Main Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL    Tour    Registration Required    $10
    Learn how UChicago’s Urban Education Institute is improving education for children growing up in urban America. Lunch will be provided. The shuttle bus will depart promptly at 11:30 a.m. and will return to the Main Quad at 1:30 p.m.

  • Smart Museum Docent-Led Tour
    Friday
    11:00AM12:00PM

    Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    Join a UChicago student-docent for a guided tour of the Smart’s wide-ranging collection, which includes modern masterpieces, millennia-old Chinese ritual objects, rich examples of old master paintings, and provocative works of contemporary art.

  • An Inside Look at the Core
    Friday
    11:30PM1:30PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St.

    ALL    COL
    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Session
    12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch Reception
    Get an inside look at the Common Core curriculum with John W. Boyer, AM’69, PhD’75, premier UChicago historian and dean of the College. The first of its kind, this session will explore the Core’s past, present, and future along with commentary from an esteemed panel of alumni sharing their individual experiences spanning several decades.

  • Oriental Institute Highlights Tour
    Friday
    1:00PM1:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART    OI    Tour
    Join Oriental Institute curators Jack Green and Emily Teeter, PhD’90, for a Highlights of the Collection tour. Come see our world-renowned collection of artifacts from the ancient Near East, the birthplace of one of the world’s oldest civilizations.  

  • Inside the Admissions Committee
    Friday
    1:30PM2:30PM

    Kent Hall, Room 107, 120-24 E. 58th St.

    ALL
    Join College admissions officers to discuss the meteoric rise in popularity and selectivity experienced by the College in recent years. Officers will present applications and discuss the dos and don’ts of admissions to highly selective institutions.

  • Arts Incubator Tour
    Friday
    2:00PM4:00PM

    Main Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL    ART    Tour
    Enjoy a guided tour of the University’s Arts Incubator in Washington Park. Lead by renowned artist Theaster Gates, the Incubator houses artist residencies, a youth design apprenticeship program, and myriad programs and events open to the University and local communities.

  • House T-Shirt Sales
    Friday
    2:00PM6:00PM

    Main Quad, Pop-Up Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    Support your House fundraising efforts by purchasing a shirt. House Shirts may sell out; available while supplies last.

  • UnCommon Core | Engineering Materials for Sustainable Energy Sources
    Friday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St.

    ALL    IME    UC
    Giulia Galli, Liew Family Professor, Institute of Molecular Engineering
    Climate change and the related need for sustainable energy sources to replace fossil fuels are pressing societal problems. The development of advanced materials is widely recognized as one of the key elements for new technologies that are required to achieve a sustainable environment and provide clean and adequate energy for our planet. Galli will discuss how the combination of advanced theory and computation with state-of-the-art experiments may lead to successful bottom-up design of materials for energy applications.

  • Drink to Your Health: Beer and Wine in the Ancient Near East
    Friday
    2:00PM2:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART    OI
    Join us at the Oriental Institute to learn about the production and consumption of beer and wine in the ancient Near East. Learn about one of the most ancient beverages humans have ever consumed. See some of the artifacts that will give clues to help explain the ancient brewers’ craft and skillful techniques. Join the fun as we drink to your health.

  • UnCommon Core | The Microbiome: Your Health and the Human Ecosystem
    Friday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Harper Memorial Library, Room 130, 1116 E. 59th St.

    ALL    MBSAA    UC
    Eugene B. Chang MD’76, Martin Boyer Professor of Medicine, Associate Section Chief for Research, Associate Director for Academic Programs and Training in Gastroenterology
    We are a minority in our own bodies. For every human cell there are at least ten times as many bacterial cells. Until recently little was known about these microbial ecosystems—the microbiome—but the emergence of diseases like diabetes, cancer, and autoimmune disorders over the past century may be related to shifts in the microbiome caused by changes in our environment and lifestyles. Chang leads efforts at UChicago to study the microbiome to develop new ways to prevent and treat disease.

  • UnCommon Core | Computation and Public Policy: What's the Big Idea?
    Friday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Kent Hall, Room 120, 120-24 E. 58th St.

    ALL    HARRIS    CI    UC
    Christopher Berry, AM'98, PhD'02, associate professor in the Harris School
    Rayid Ghani, Chicago Harris Senior Fellow and Chief Data Scientist, Computation Institute’s Urban Center for Computation and Data
    Brett Goldstein, Chicago Harris Senior Fellow in Urban Science
    Transportation, education, energy, the environment, law enforcement, unemployment, finance, public housing—big public policy decisions in all these areas can be enhanced through the use of computational analysis. Learn how the combination of data and public policy insights can help attack important social issues.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Friday
    2:00PM4:00PM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St.

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • Class of 1964 | The University Then and Now: How Has It Changed?
    Friday
    2:30PM3:30PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, 2nd Floor West Lounge, 1212 E. 59th St.

    COL 
    Hear about changes that have taken place at the University since June 1964. The program will include presentations by long-term faculty members on three topics of interest to alumni: the Core curriculum; the expansion of the College and its effect on the educational process; and shifts in student life outside of the classroom, including living arrangements, town/gown, diversity, campus life. The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session moderated by Bonnie Walter, AB’64, AM'67.

  • Open House at the Chicago Maroon
    Friday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, Chicago Maroon Offices, Lower Level, 1212 E. 59th St.

    ALL
    Join the Maroon for our first annual alumni open house for a short tour of the office and to learn how production night works today. Mingle with former and current Maroon staffers. We’ll meet, greet, and eat hors d’oeuvres from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the office and then move next door to the Pub for a cash bar from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. We’d love to hear from you before then too—feel free to RSVP to editor@chicagomaroon.com and let us know if there are any archived issues you want us to showcase.

  • Logan Center Tour
    Friday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • Alumni Beer Garden
    Friday
    3:00PM7:00PM

    Main Quad, Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    There’s no better place to connect with friends old and new. Relax and unwind with a cold drink at the Alumni Beer Garden, featuring an assortment of local brews and enticing fare. This year, the Alumni Beer Garden will be conveniently located on the Main Quad next to the Registration and Hospitality Tents. The Alumni Association thanks Baderbräu founder and principal Robert Sama, AB’93, for his generous donation of our feature beers: Baderbräu Chicago Pilsener and Lawnmower Lager.

  • Turning Points: Alumni Reflections on Life in Politics
    Friday
    3:00PM4:30PM

    Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    ALL 
    Join the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics and founding director David Axelrod, AB’76, for an afternoon reception and informal series of talks celebrating the life and careers of fellow alumni who work in politics and public service. Hear from one current student and three alumni, including acclaimed journalist and Spring 2014 Institute of Politics Fellow Ana Marie Cox, AB’94, as they share stories of their political turning points—moments that first inspired their interests in politics and public service. There will be time for questions and conversations after the talks and a tour of the IOP house.

  • Class of 1969 | 45th Reunion: Exclusive Tour of Mansueto Library
    Friday
    4:00PM5:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    COL    Tour          
    Get a head start on your 45th Reunion celebration and join your classmates for an exclusive tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. In addition to enjoying the iconic architecture, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the robotic retrieval system 50 feet underground and learn about this innovative storage system. Prepare to compare it with your memories of using the Dewey decimal system. 

  • Career Advancement Pop-Up Tent
    Friday
    3:00PM6:00PM

    Main Quad, Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL 
    Visit the Career Advancement tent to test your business savvy in a movie trivia challenge and compete for a UChicago office-themed prize, including a coveted red Swingline stapler.

  • Logan Center Tour
    Friday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • Class of 2004 | 10th Reunion: Exclusive Tour of Mansueto Library
    Friday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    COL    Tour
    Join your classmates for an exclusive tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. In addition to enjoying the iconic architecture, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the robotic retrieval system 50 feet underground and learn about this innovative storage system.

  • Class of 1984 | 30th Reunion: Exclusive Logan Center Tour
    Friday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ART    COL    TOUR
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the new Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us during Alumni Weekend for a tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network.

  • Class of 1974 | 40th Reunion: Exclusive Logan Center Tour
    Friday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ART    COL    Tour
    Kick off your 40th Reunion celebration with a tour of new Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and this incredible facility is the center of it all. The tour will conclude on the ninth floor with a view of campus like you’ve never seen before, right in time for cocktails followed by your 40th Reunion dinner. This tour is cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network.

  • Class of 1979 | 35th Reunion: Exclusive Logan Center Tour
    Friday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ART      COL     TOUR
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the new Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us during Alumni Weekend for a tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network.

  • Chicago Harris Alumni Reception
    Friday
    5:30PM8:00PM

    The Gage, 24 S. Michigan Ave. 

    HAR    Invitation Only
    Chicago Harris alumni will enjoy a cocktail reception with the newest members of the alumni family—students who will graduate in June. Reminisce with old friends and meet new ones.

  • Class of 1964 | 50th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    5:30PM9:00PM

    Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club, 1212 E. 59th St.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Alumni Emeriti Celebration Dinner
    Friday
    5:30PM9:00PM

    Alumni House, 5555 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided. The dinner will feature a presentation by Steve Wiesenthal, University architect, who will discuss planned expansion of the campus and new construction that’s on the drawing board. 

  • Class of 1999 | 15th Reunion Reception
    Friday
    6:00PM8:00PM

    Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, 1025 E. 58th St.

    COL   Reunion Pass Required
    Hors d’oeuvres buffet with a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1994 | 20th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    7:00PM10:00PM

    Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St.

    COL   Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1989 | 25th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    6:00PM9:00PM

    Hutchinson Commons, 1131 E. 57th St.

    COL   Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. In addition, mingle with current Odyssey scholars who will share their experiences with the Odyssey Scholarship Program. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1984 | 30th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    6:00PM9:00PM

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Tent, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1979 | 35th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    6:00PM9:00PM

    Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    A roaming reception through Robie House, with passed and stationed hors d’oeuvres and a beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1974 | 40th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    6:00PM9:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar, featuring the best view of campus from the Logan Center’s ninth floor Performance Penthouse. Dinner includes guest speaker Bill Michel, AB’92, MBA’08, executive director of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 1969 | 45th Reunion Dinner
    Friday
    6:00PM9:00PM

    Swift Hall, Commons Room, 1025 E. 58th St.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Cocktail reception followed by a three-course seated dinner with a beer and wine bar. Dinner will feature guest faculty speaker David Bevington, Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, English Language and Literature. Several current students also plan to attend the dinner at the invitation of the 45th Reunion Committee. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 2013 | 1st Reunion Reception
    Friday
    7:00PM9:00PM

    Hutchinson Courtyard, Tent, 5706 S. University Ave.

    COL  Reunion Pass Required
    Taste of Chicago hors d’oeuvres reception with beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet is provided.

  • Classes of 2000-03, 2005-08, 2010-12 | 2nd-4th, 6th-9th, 11th-14th Class Celebration
    Friday
    7:00PM9:00PM

    Bartlett Quad, Tent, 5600 S. University Ave.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Taste of Chicago hors d’oeuvres and a reception with beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet provided.

  • Class of 2009 | 5th Reunion Reception
    Friday
    7:00PM9:00PM

    Harper Quad, Tent, 1116 E. 59th St.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Taste of Chicago hors d’oeuvres reception with beer and wine bar. Complimentary valet is provided. Those interested in exploring the historic Harper Memorial Library are invited to arrive early for an exclusive tour beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Class of 2004 | 10th Reunion Reception
    Friday
    7:00PM9:00PM

    Smart Museum, Tent, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

    COL    Reunion Pass Required
    Taste of Chicago hors d’oeuvres and a reception with beer and wine bar. Complimentary parking provided in the North Campus Parking Garage, 5500 S. Ellis Ave. Throughout the reception explore the intersection of theatrical and visual culture in late imperial China in the Smart Museum’s special exhibition Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture and see how artists and medical practitioners have viewed the human body throughout the centuries in Imaging/Imagining: The Body as Art, an exhibition curated by two UChicago Medicine physicians. Plus enjoy full access to the Smart’s galleries of modern art, Asian and European painting and sculpture, and contemporary art from Chicago and beyond. 

  • Voices in Your Head Presented by Global Voices Performing Arts
    Friday
    7:00PM9:00PM

    International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

    ALL    IH    Family Friendly
    Voices in Your Head is a coed a cappella group consisting of both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Chicago. Founded in 1998, the group has recently gained ground in the national collegiate a cappella scene and has released several albums. Their unique repertoire spans many musical genres and includes original pieces as well as an eclectic mix of pop, R & B, rock, and alternative music. 

  • M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre
    Friday
    8:00PM10:30PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    ART    COL    $20
    M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

Saturday, June 7

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

  • Registration and Hospitality on the Quad
    Saturday
    8:00AM6:00PM

    Main Quad, Tents, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    In addition to being your first stop on campus to pick up your Weekend Pass wristband, the Registration Tent is staffed all weekend so that you can find answers to your questions and information about campus and Alumni Weekend. Step across the walkway to the Hospitality Tent for a quick snack or to rest and recharge between sessions. 

  • Alumni Parade & Complimentary Breakfast
    Saturday
    8:30AM10:00AM

    Bartlett Quad, Tent, 5600 S. University Ave.

    8:30–10:00 a.m. Breakfast
    10:00 a.m. Parade Departure

    ALL    Family Friendly
    After a complimentary breakfast in Bartlett Quad, show off your UChicago pride with alumni from across the University as you parade through campus with banners representing your milestone College class year, graduate division, or professional school. Don’t forget to grab your UChicago souvenir before the parade begins.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Saturday
    9:00AM11:00AM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St. 

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • Family Tour | Gallery Animal Safari
    Saturday
    10:00AM10:50AM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART   OI   Family Friendly    Tour
    Take an interactive journey through the galleries with your family and the Oriental Institute’s knowledgeable docents. Explore the animal kingdom through the lens of the artifacts created by ancient Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and more. Recommended for ages 3–6.

  • 73rd Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony
    Saturday
    10:30AM11:30AM

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    ALL
    Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors, the Alumni Awards Ceremony honors distinguished alumni, students, and faculty for their outstanding contributions to fields ranging from medical research to the arts. This event is free and open to the public. To learn more, visit Alumni Awards.

  • Admissions Session and Campus Tour
    Saturday
    11:00AM1:00PM

    Rosenwald Hall, 1101 E. 58th St.

    ALL    Family Friendly    Tour
    Alumni and future Maroons are invited to an information session on the College application process followed by a walking tour of campus emphasizing student life. Take advantage of this opportunity to get answers to all of your admissions questions.

  • Oriental Institute Highlights Tour
    Saturday
    11:00AM11:50AM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART    OI    Tour
    Join Oriental Institute curators Jack Green and Emily Teeter, PhD’90, for a Highlights of the Collection tour. Come see our world-renowned collection of artifacts from the ancient Near East, the birthplace of one of the world’s oldest civilizations.  

  • Self-Guided House and Hall Tours
    Saturday
    11:00AM3:00PM

    Campus

    ALL    Tour
    Join current and former residents for self-guided tours of UChicago’s Houses and Halls. Enjoy touring the buildings, seeing current student rooms, reminiscing in the House lounges, and more. 

  • College Scholarship Celebration
    Saturday
    11:30AM1:00PM

    Hutchinson Commons, 1131 E. 57th St.

    ALL    Registration Required
    Join University leadership for a celebration of generosity and scholarship during Alumni Weekend. Connect with student scholarship recipients who share your commitment to rigorous learning and hear firsthand how Odyssey and other scholarships promote their academic achievement and personal growth. This is a standing reception with refreshments. 

  • University of Chicago Women's Rugby Club
    Saturday
    12:00PM1:30PM

    Midway Plaisance and Ellis Ave. 

    ALL    ATH
    Come cheer on the Women’s Rugby Club during their annual Prom Dress Rugby Game!  This annual tradition highlights the athleticism of the Women’s Rugby team while redefining the traditional notions of femininity.  We especially invite past ruggers to stop by to share with us their past memories of the Women’s Rugby team. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own tulle, shoulder pads, and glitter! Event time is subject to change without notice.

  • Smart Museum Special Exhibition Tour: Performing Images
    Saturday
    12:00PM1:00PM

    Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    Explore the rich visual culture of Chinese opera during a tour of Performing Images: Opera in chinese Visual Culture with co-curators Judith Zeitlin, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorprofessor in East Asian languages and civilizations at UChicago, and Yuhang Li, PhD’11, assistant professor of art history at the University of Wisconsin. The exhibition’s consulting curator Richard A. Born, AM’75, senior curator at the Smart Museum, will introduce the program.

  • Chicago Harris Alumni Council Annual Meeting
    Saturday
    12:00PM2:00PM

    Chicago Harris, Room 140C, 1155 E. 60th St.

    HAR    Invitation Only
    The Chicago Harris Alumni Council will discuss their work connecting alumni with one another, current students, and Chicago Harris. All Chicago Harris alumni are welcome to attend and participate. 

  • Master of Arts Program in the Humanities (MAPH) Alumni Event
    Saturday
    12:00PM1:30PM

    Harper Quad, Tent, 1116 59th St.

    HUM
    Join other MAPH alumni and the current MAPH cohort for lunch on the Harper Quad. 

  • Alumni BBQ & Family Festival
    Saturday
    12:00PM2:00PM

    Bartlett Quad, Tent, 5600 S. University Ave.

    ALL    Family Friendly
    Join fellow alumni, family, and friends to celebrate the spirit of summer with food and drink at the Alumni and Friends BBQ. Kids will love the bounce houses, balloon artists, face painters, and other family-friendly entertainment. Are you looking to meet other alumni in your industry or find new career opportunities? Alumni volunteers will host tables to facilitate conversations and make new connections.

  • Class of 1984 | Exclusive Tour of Rockefeller Bell Tower
    Saturday
    1:00PM2:00PM

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    Climb to the highest point on campus and take a tour of the single largest musical instrument ever built. The 110-ton carillon, and its sister instrument at Riverside Church in New York City (both named the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Carillon), were the masterworks of the Gillett & Johnston bell foundry of Croydon, England. Carillons of this size had never before been made, and have not been made since. Please note, climbing the carillon is equivalent to 10–15 minutes on a Stairmaster, in order to make the climb, all participants will walk up 271 steps in an enclosed stairwell.

  • Alumni Beer Garden
    Saturday
    1:00PM6:00PM

    Main Quad, Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    There’s no better place to connect with friends old and new. Relax and unwind with a cold drink at the Alumni Beer Garden, featuring an assortment of local brews and enticing fare. This year, the Alumni Beer Garden will be conveniently located on the Main Quad next to the Registration and Hospitality Tents. The Alumni Association thanks Baderbräu founder and principal Robert Sama, AB’93, for his generous donation of our feature beers: Baderbräu Chicago Pilsener and Lawnmower Lager.

  • Class of 1999 | Midcareer Phoenix Rising: Conquer Fear, Build Skills, and Leverage Networks to Find Your Path
    Saturday
    1:00PM2:00PM

    Harper Memorial Library, Room 140, 1116 E. 59th St.

    COL
    “They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”—Confucius
    Thinking about a career transition but don’t know where to start? Good examples can inspire you to discover your own goals and devise a game plan. Join this panel discussion where alumni will talk about the challenges, creative thinking and lessons that emerged from their successful career transitions. 

  • Class of 1979 | 35th Reunion: Exclusive Tour of Mansueto Library
    Saturday
    1:00PM2:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    COL    Tour
    Join your classmates for an exclusive tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. In addition to enjoying the iconic architecture, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the robotic retrieval system 50 feet underground and learn about this innovative storage system.

  • Bond Chapel's New Organ: Concerti for Alumni Weekend
    Saturday
    1:00PM2:00PM

    Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St.

    ALL
    Associate University Organist Phillip Kloeckner and friends present Handel, Haydn, Bach and Corrette in a concerti for organ and instrumentalists. Light refreshments offered. 

  • Unaccompanied Women A Capella 25th Anniversary Concert
    Saturday
    1:00PM3:00PM

    Performance Penthouse, Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    Family Friendly    Registration Required    $15-$20
    Come celebrate 25 years of a cappella at UChicago with Unaccompanied Women. Our group is composed of 13 talented undergraduates from across the world and many majors, united in our love of singing. This concert will feature a wide range of music, from powerful pop ballads to dissonant jazz tunes. We will also be releasing our new album, High Low. See more on our website or our Facebook page. Tickets will be sold at the door: $15; $20 includes a CD.

  • Phoenix Society Tent
    Saturday
    1:00PM4:00PM

    Main Quad, Pop-Up Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL
    Grab your stick fan and come on down to the Phoenix Society Tent for a quick game of Phlinko on the Quad. Test your knowledge about gift planning and the University to win prizes.

  • Shadow Stories: Folklore and Puppetry
    Saturday
    1:00PM4:00PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. and Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    ART   OI   Family Friendly
    Join the Smart and the Oriental Institute Museums for a family afternoon full of folklore sharing and hands-on activities. First visit the Oriental Institute to hear the ancient folktale “A Donkey Reads” and create a take-home shadow puppet. Then slither over to the Smart for storytelling and a fun plush project. After reading the tale of “The White Snake” and exploring the art in Performing Images, make your own plush stuffed snake and sock puppets based on the characters in this Chinese legend. All materials provided. Activities are best for kids ages 4–12 accompanied by an adult.

  • Family Tour | Time Traveler
    Saturday
    1:00PM1:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART   OI   Family Friendly    Tour
    Join us for this fun family-friendly interactive highlights tour of the OI’s collection. Both children and parents will enjoy this engaging trip through time with museum docent Shirlee Hoffman. 

  • Class of 1964 | Sweeta Excolatur: The Impact of U of C on My Life
    Saturday
    1:00PM2:30PM

    Harper Memorial Library, Room 130, 1116 E. 59th St.

    COL 
    This is your chance to speak, from the vantage point of your post-Chicago years, on what it all has meant to you. The program will be structured by a series of brief presentations from 1964 classmates. Those who want to present will sign up upon their arrival at the event.

  • Oriental Institute Highlights Tour
    Saturday
    2:00PM2:50PM

    Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

    ALL    ART   OI   Tour
    Join Oriental Institute curators Jack Green and Emily Teeter, PhD’90, for a Highlights of the Collection tour. Come see our world-renowned collection of artifacts from the ancient Near East, the birthplace of one of the world’s oldest civilizations.  

  • UnCommon Core | From Medicine to Mice and Back Again: Understanding Our Response to Infection
    Saturday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Stuart Hall, Room 101, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    MBSAA    UC
    Bruce Beutler , MD’81, Director, Center for Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Hear fellow alumnus and 2010 Professional Achievement Award recipient Beutler speak about his career in immunology and genetics. Beutler shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Jules Hoffmann and Ralph Steinman for “discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity.”

  • UnCommon Core | Public Life and the Life of the Mind
    Saturday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Stuart Hall, Room 105, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave.

    ALL    UC
    Bret Stephens, AB’95, Foreign Affairs Columnist and Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Wall Street Journal
    Leon R. Kass, LAB’54, SB’58, MD’62, Addie Clark Harding Professor Emeritus, The University of Chicago; Madden-Jewett Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
    Michael Shakman, AB’62, AM’64, JD’66, Partner, Shakman & Beem LLP
    Faculty Moderator: Nathan Tarcov, Professor of Social Thought and Political Science and in the College
    Join 2014 Alumni Award recipients Kass, Shakman, and Stephens in conversation with Tarcov as they reflect on their careers and share their thoughts on how their UChicago experiences helped inform their work thus far. Whether it’s fighting political patronage, challenging citizens to face the facts of our current state of foreign affairs, or helping to find common ground on issues related to bioethics, each of our alumni award recipients have made important contributions in the world of politics. Come hear their stories and be challenged by their work. This panel is cosponsored by the Alumni Board of Governors and the Institute of Politics. 

  • Class of 1994 | 20th Reunion: Exclusive Logan Center Tour
    Saturday
    2:00PM3:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ART    COL    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the new Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us during Alumni Weekend for a tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before.

  • Alumni Scav Hunt
    Saturday
    2:00PM4:00PM

    Main Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    Noon-2 p.m. Registration at Alumni BBQ and Family Festival, Bartlett Quad
    2-4 p.m. Scav Hunt, Main Quad, Hospitality Tent
    5 p.m. Winners Announced, Main Quad, Hospitality Tent

    ALL Family Friendly
    This is your chance to participate in a mini version of UChicago’s world famous Scav Hunt and compete for prizes and glory. As you probably know, the University of Chicago has hosted the largest and best scavenger hunt in the world every May since 1987. Our goal is to provide a greatly abbreviated edition of this august institution as a spring afternoon diversion. Register individually or in teams of up to five members. This event is hosted by the University of Chicago Alumni Club of Chicago.

  • Chicago Harris Alumni Award Ceremony and Reception
    Saturday
    2:30PM5:30PM

    Chicago Harris, Lecture Hall 142, 1155 E. 60th St.

    2:30–3:30 p.m. Ceremony
    3:30–5:30 p.m. Reception

    ALL    HAR    
    Chicago Harris alumni and friends will honor the first-ever Chicago Harris Alumni Awards recipients; Rising Star: Beth Swanson, MPP’02, Deputy Chief of Staff of Education, City of Chicago Office of the Mayor and Career Achievement: Dan Tangherlini, AB’90, AM’91, Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration. Reception to follow in the courtyard.

  • Phoenix Poets: Benjamin Landry and Peter Campion
    Saturday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave.

    ALL    ART 
    Join us for readings from Benjamin Landry’s Particle and Wave and Peter Campion’s El Dorado. In considering the atomic symbol an improvised phoneme, Benjamin Landry’s Particle and Wave is attuned to the qualities of voice and concerned with how these improvisations fall on the listening ear. Peter Campion’s El Dorado renders both personal and collective experience with capacious and subtle skill in an exploration of what it feels like to live in America right now, at the beginning of the 21st century.   Readings will be followed by a Q&A session.

  • Classes of 1974 and 1969 | 40th and 45th Reunions: Walking Tour of Campus with Chicago Architecture Foundation
    Saturday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Main Quad, Hospitality Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    COL    Tour
    Join us for a walking tour of campus, presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, with a concentration on the architectural history of the University and the evolving architectural relationship between the University and the surrounding neighborhood.  Explore the early collegiate Gothic roots of the campus in the original quadrangles, the "march of the midcentury modernism" along the Midway, and the recent breathtaking architectural additions of Mansueto Library, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and Midway Crossings.  Please be prepared with appropriate walking shoes and be sure to grab a bottle of water from the Hospitality Tent.

  • Logan Center Tour
    Saturday
    3:00PM4:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • Class of 2004 | 10th Reunion: International House around the World Wine Tasting
    Saturday
    4:00PM5:30PM

    International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

    COL    Registration Required    $10
    The Class of 2004 Study Abroad and International Student cohort invites you to attend this wine tasting and reception cohosted with the Alumni Club of Chicago. Recall your fondest international UChicago moments as you sip wines from around the world. Maybe it’s that time you had a chance encounter with another Chicago student at the Christmas market in Vienna (when neither of you were studying in Vienna), or your first SASA show, or that time you got hopelessly lost in Paris, or when your Indian roommate first introduced you to samosas and gulab jamun. Whatever it may be, please come and join your 2004 classmates in this celebration.

  • Class of 1989 | 25th Reunion Alumni Panel Discussion
    Saturday
    4:00PM5:30PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    COL
    Join your classmates as we hear from select peers regarding their unique and exciting projects. This will be a great chance to network with one another as we share in libations, nostalgia, and adventure. Speakers will include Ken Ono, AB’89; Adam Nadel, AB’90; Chris Smith, AB’91; Kimberly Peirce, AB’90; Andreana Turano, AB’89; and Aaron McDonald, AB’89.

  • International House Around the World Wine Tasting
    Saturday
    4:00PM5:30PM

    International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

    ALL    IH    Registration Required    $10
    Join us for an international wine tasting reception cohosted with the Alumni Club of Chicago and the Class of 2004, 10th Reunion. Reconnect with old friends and current International House residents while enjoying a showcase of fine wines from around the world.

  • Rockefeller Gala Concert: Joy
    Saturday
    4:30PM5:30PM

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    ALL
    Join us for the best of Rockefeller. For Alumni Weekend, our most talented students present an hour-long concert of joyous choral music by Benjamin Britten, William Walton, James Kallembach, and Paul Crabtree and the organ music of Louis Vierne and Ben Steinberg. Conducted by James Kallembach with Tom Weisflog, SM’69, at the organ. Light refreshments offered. 

  • Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles Exhibition Preview and Reception
    Saturday
    4:30PM6:00PM

    Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, 5733 S. University Ave.

    ALL    CAG
    Join fellows and faculty across disciplines at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, which has reopened after a major building renovation. The reception will offer attendees an opportunity to preview the exhibition Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles: A History of LGBTQ Life at the University of Chicago. The project will culminate in a permanent archive accessible to the community and housed at the University’s Special Collections Research Center.  This event is co-sponsored by the LGBT Alumni Network. RSVP requested.

  • UChicago Multicultural Alumni Reception
    Saturday
    4:30PM6:00PM

    Diversity Center, 5710 W. Woodlawn Ave.

    ALL    CAG
    The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) and the Alumni Associations invites you to a reception at 5710 S. Woodlawn for multicultural alumni and their friends and families.  Join us for an opportunity to meet current students graduating with the Class of 2014 as well as get to know the OMSA staff and the leadership of the Association of Black Alumni. Haven’t been to campus since 5710 opened? This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the student center, learn about developments at OMSA and reconnect with alumni. Members of the Asian Alumni, Association of Black Alumni, and Latino Alumni Network, are particularly encouraged to attend.

  • Class of 1964 | 50th Reunion Happy Hour at Jimmy's
    Saturday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Woodlawn Tap, 1172 E. 55th St.

    COL
    Join your classmates and lift a glass at our old hangout, the Woodlawn Tap, aka Jimmy’s. This will be a fun event where the Class of ’64 can mingle and enjoy one another’s company in an informal atmosphere. We might even get to hear Mahler! Space will be reserved for the group. All food and drink orders are cash only. 

  • Class of 2004 | 10th Reunion: Exclusive Logan Center Tour
    Saturday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    COL    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the new Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us during Alumni Weekend for a tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before.

  • Class of 1984 | 30th Reunion Exclusive Tour of Mansueto Library
    Saturday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Joseph Regenstein Library, Lobby, 1100 E. 57th St.

    COL    Tour
    Join your classmates for an exclusive tour of the Joe and Rika Mansueto Library. In addition to enjoying the iconic architecture, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the robotic retrieval system 50 feet underground and learn about this innovative storage system.

  • Logan Center Tour
    Saturday
    5:00PM6:00PM

    Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    ALL    ART    Tour
    The arts are thriving across campus like never before, and the Logan Center for the Arts is at the center of it all. Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of this incredible facility and get a view of campus like you’ve never seen before. Cosponsored by the Arts Alumni Network. 

  • Interfraternity Sing
    Saturday
    6:30PM9:30PM

    Hutchinson Courtyard, 57th St. and University Ave.

    6:30–7:30 p.m. Reception
    7:30–9:30 p.m. Performances

    ALL    COL
    Reunite with old friends, participate in tradition, and celebrate our alma mater in the University’s annual singing celebration. A tradition since 1911, this year’s event is sure to create lasting memories.

  • UChicaGO Party
    Saturday
    7:00PM11:00PM

    Ratner Athletic Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave.

    ALL    Registration Required    $50
    A longstanding tradition, the UChicaGO Party marks the culmination of Alumni Weekend. Break out your cocktail attire and dancing shoes for an unforgettable evening with live entertainment, splendid décor, and exquisite cuisine. À la carte registration required. Save 30% when you purchase your UChicaGO Party ticket along with a Weekend Pass.

  • Class of 1964 | 50th Reunion Celebration, hosted by Peter and Lucy Ascoli
    Saturday
    7:30PM10:00PM

    Ascoli Residence (address to be shared at 50th Reunion Dinner)

    COL
    After dinner, please join classmates and Hyde Park residents, Peter and Lucy Ascoli at their home for wine, cheese, and dessert. This event was planned thanks to the generosity of the Ascolis.

  • M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre
    Saturday
    8:00PM10:30PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    ART    COL    $20
    M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

  • LGBT Alumni Celebration
    Saturday
    8:00PM12:00AM

    Home of Jim McDaniel and Kevin Hochberg, Apt. 26C, 5000 S. East End

    ALL    CAG
    Join us for the annual LGBT Alumni Celebration during Alumni Weekend. Once again, generously hosted by Jim McDaniel, AB’68, and Kevin Hochberg, AM’78, JD’84, this party is not to be missed. Continue a tradition of celebrating LGBT life at the University of Chicago that dates back to the days when Hyde Park was a center of the Gay Liberation Movement. Dedicated shuttle transportation will be provided for this event: 8 p.m., shuttle leaves Ratner and begins circling from LGBT party and back to Ratner; 10:30 p.m., shuttle will start circling from LGBT party to downtown hotels; 1 a.m., last shuttle leaves LGBT party to go to downtown hotels. 

Sunday, June 8

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

  • Interfaith Service
    Sunday
    11:00AM12:15PM

    Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

    All
    The Decani sing two settings of Ascendit Deus by Peter Phillips and Jacob Handl, with two settings for organ of Komm, heiliger Geist by J.S. Bach and Dietrich Buxtehude. Elizabeth Davenport presiding.

  • Class of 2004 | 10th Reunion Farewell Brunch
    Sunday
    11:00AM1:00PM

    Zed451, 739 N. Clark St.

    COL    $45
    The Class of 2004 invites you to end a weekend full of celebrations with a farewell brunch. Come say goodbye to friends old and new with a delicious buffet featuring chicken and waffles, Cajun crab cakes benedict, duck confit hash, Zed451’s signature Brazilian style meats and more. Vegetarians don’t worry—there will be a plethora of options for you as well. If you have yet to try Zed451, note that their brunch includes tax and tip as well as unlimited food with additional discounts on Mimosas and Bloody Marys. We look forward to sharing one final, delicious 10th Reunion memory. Cost is $45 per person, payable via cash at the restauarant.

  • M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre
    Sunday
    2:30PM5:00PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    ART    COL    $20
    M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

  • Chicago Ensemble Concert presented by Global Voices Performing Arts
    Sunday
    2:30PM5:00PM

    International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St.

    2:30–3:00 p.m. Reception
    3:00–5:00 p.m. Concert
    ALL    IH    Registration required    $25
    Toast the conclusion of Alumni Weekend at a champagne reception and chamber music concert with members of the Chicago Ensemble. Led by virtuoso pianist Gerald Rizzer, AB’62, the Chicago Ensemble is known for its eclectic programs that combine masterworks with surprising selections by composers past and present.

  • Class of 1974 | 40th Reunion: Performance of M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre and Post-play Discussion
    Sunday
    2:30PM5:30PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    2:30–5:00 p.m. Performance
    5:00–5:30 p.m. Discussion
    ART    COL    $20
    Finish off your 40th Reunion at Alumni Weekend with a live performance of M. Butterfly at Court Theatre, followed by a private discussion with Court Theatre artistic staff. M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

  • M. Butterfly Presented by Court Theatre
    Sunday
    7:30PM10:00PM

    Court Theatre, 5555 S. Ellis Ave.

    ART    COL    $20
    M. Butterfly is an exquisitely delicate and aggressively original play about sex, espionage, and imperialism. Skillfully intertwining the story of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly with an extraordinary plot inspired by true events, M. Butterfly untangles the story of Rene Gallimard, a meek French civil servant who meets the woman of his dreams in Song Liling, a beautiful Chinese opera diva. Discounted $20 ticket is required. Purchase your ticket using discount code ALUMNI.

  • Third Annual Ian Woo Cumings Memorial 5K Run/1-Mile Fun Walk
    Sunday
    8:30AM12:00PM

    Main Quad, Tent, University Ave. Entrance

    ALL    Family Friendly    Registration Required    $35
    8:30–9:30 a.m. On-site registration
    10:00 a.m. Run/walk start
    10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Post-race lunch
    11:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Awards ceremony
    Ian Woo Cumings was a Class of 2011 student at the University of Chicago and a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity on campus. After his untimely passing in 2010, Ian’s parents established a scholarship fund at the University in his memory. In 2011 the brothers of Delta Kappa Epsilon decided to memorialize Ian’s gentlemanly spirit by organizing an annual charity 5K run in his honor, with the first occurring in 2012, and donating 100% of the proceeds to the Ian Woo Cumings Memorial Scholarship Fund. For additional information visit dkeuchicago.org/iwcm5k.

  • Class of 1989 | 25th Reunion Brunch
    Sunday
    9:00AM11:00AM

    The Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.

    COL    $25
    The Class of 1989 is invited to culminate a weekend full of celebration with a farewell brunch. We look forward to sharing one final 25th Reunion memory with friends—both old and new. Cost is $25, which includes food, tax and tip; beverages additional.

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Questions:

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Alumni Resources:

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