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Schedule of Events

Please see the daily list of Reunion 2014 events below.

Thursday, September 18

Friday, September 19

Saturday, September 20

Sunday, September 21

Thursday, September 18

Class of 1964 Gathering
6 to 8 p.m.
President's Residence
The class of 1964 gathers for a private evening reception at the start of their 50th Reunion. Members of the Class of 1964 and guests only.

Friday, September 19

Classes without Quizzes
10 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Intellectual curiosity is the hallmark of a Notre Dame graduate. Begin your Reunion weekend with an engaging classroom experience! All graduates are invited to sit in on one or more of our Friday classes, taught by some favorite Notre Dame professors. Participants must pick up registration packets in Noyes Alumnae House at least 10 minutes prior to their first class. Please see the schedule of available classes below.

10-10:50 a.m. Global Issues Anne Henderson, Ph.D.
10-11:50 a.m. Exploring Concepts in Biology Janice Bonner, Ph.D.
11-11:50 a.m. Short Fiction William Davis, Ph.D.
OR Introduction to Criminology Mischelle Van Brakle, Ph.D. 
12-12:50 p.m. African Literature Gene Farrington, Ph.D. 
1-1:50 p.m. Gender and Communication Stacey Peterson, Ph.D. 
 OR Revolution and Terrorism Anne Henderson, Ph.D. 
 OR Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship Ademar Bechtold, Ph.D. 
2-2:50 p.m. Shakespeare: Chronicles and Comedies Ray Bossert, Ph.D. 

Mass
12:15 p.m.
Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation

Class of 1964 Luncheon
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Doyle Formal Lounge
Gather for a casual lunch with fellow 50-year celebrants.

Class of 1959 Luncheon and Meeting
1 p.m. Luncheon, Gator Alley
2 p.m Meeting, Noyes Alumnae House

Campus Tours
3 p.m. Depart from MBK Sports Complex (meet at the front steps)
Notre Dame may have changed since you were a student, but much still remains the same on our beautiful, historic campus. Take part in student-led tours of new additions– including the Dr. Mildred Otenasek House of the Morrissy Honors Program and the new University Academic Building, which houses our School of Nursing—and old favorites, including Fourier Hall and the Chapel.

Class of 1969 Tea
3:30 to 5 p.m. President's Residence
Enjoy tea with fellow classmates in the lovely President's Residence, located at 100 St. Albans Way in Homeland. Please park on campus at the Fourier Hall lot and take a short walk to the house or enjoy convenient shuttle service. No parking is available in Homeland.

Alumnae/Alumni and Faculty Happy Hour
5 to 6 p.m. University Academic Building
All graduates are invited to catch up with faculty members and fellow alums at this informal cocktail hour. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres; cash bar.

Maryland Crab Feast
6 to 9 p.m. Tent on Doyle Lawn
Gather with classmates, friends and family for the official kickoff of Reunion 2014! Enjoy a hearty buffet of steamed crabs, pit ham and beef, sides and desserts. We'll have music by the steel drum band C.A.I.S.O. and Guatemalan handicrafts for sale to support student service projects. Cash bar.

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Saturday, September 20

Fitness Walk and Campus Tour
8 to 9 a.m. Depart from Civera Fitness Center, MBK Sports Complex
Enjoy some early morning exercise as you take a brisk walk around campus with our student tour guide.

Class of 1964 Breakfast with the President50 year pins
9 to 10:30 a.m. Doyle Formal Lounge
(Class of 1964 Only)
President Marylou Yam salutes the Class of 1964 and presents 50-year pins during this delightful breakfast. A class picture will be taken. Members of the Class of 1964 only, please; no guests at this very special class event.

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception
11 a.m. Noyes Alumnae House
This year's new member of the Athletics Hall of Fame will be formally inducted, with a reception for the inductee and student and alumnae athletes to follow the ceremony. All graduates are welcome.

Reunion Reception and Luncheon
Noon to 1 p.m. Reception, Tent on Doyle Lawn

1 to 2:30 p.m. Luncheon, Tent on Doyle Lawn
The Alumnae and Alumni Association executive board invites you to join your classmates for a noon reception with hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer in the newly renovated Doyle Dining Hall. The annual luncheon begins at 1 p.m. We will celebrate alumnae and alumni award winners, recognize circle-winning classes and leave plenty of time for catching up!

Student Sports Events (weather permitting)
1 p.m. Tennis Match - Tennis Courts
Gators vs. Keystone College

1 p.m. Soccer Game - Alumnae Field
Gators vs. Keystone College

3:30 p.m. Field Hockey - Alumnae Field
Gators vs. Marywood University

American Shakespeare Center Performs "Much Ado About Nothing"
2:30 p.m. Doors open and live pre-show music begins, LeClerc Auditorium
3 p.m. Show begins
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Talk-back sessions with the actors
This weekend, we are thrilled to be hosting the American Shakespeare Center, which produces English Renaissance plays in a bold, fresh style that highlights the comic vision, tragic exhilaration and striking urgency of these remarkable texts. ASC's inclusive style—the house lights remain on, and the actors surround themselves with audience members on three sides—allows audiences to enjoy the festive sense of community in which patrons of Shakespeare's original Blackfriars Playhouse reveled. Join us for this very unique production of "Much Ado About Nothing"!

Open House at the President's Residence
3 to 4:30 p.m. President's Residence
Take a peek at the President's Residence, located at 100 St Albans Way in Homeland. Please park on campus at the Fourier Hall lot and take a short walk to the house or enjoy convenient shuttle service. No parking is available in Homeland.

Campus Tours
3 p.m. Depart from MBK Sports Complex (meet at the front steps)
Notre Dame may have changed since you were a student, but much still remains the same on our beautiful, historic campus. Take part in student-led tours of new additions– including the Dr. Mildred Otenasek House of the Morrissy Honors Program and the new University Academic Building, which houses our School of Nursing—and old favorites, including Fourier Hall and the Chapel.

Evening Celebration
6:30 to 11 p.m. Various Locations
Reconnect with your classmates during a cocktail hour and class dinners at various locations around campus. At 9 p.m. all celebrants will gather in the tent on Doyle Lawn for dessert and dancing. Cocktail attire.

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Sunday, September 21

SSND Family Chapter Breakfast with the President
9 to 10:30 a.m. Doyle Formal Lounge (SSNDs Only)
All current and former SSNDs are invited to a breakfast and conversation with President Marylou Yam. SSNDs only, plese, at this exclusive event in their honor.

Remembrance Mass
11 a.m. to Noon Marikle Chapel of the Annunciation
Join fellow alums, faculty, students and families for Mass in the beautifully restored Marikel Chapel. We'll celebrate the Notre Dame community, induct new members of the Montrose Society and remember in prayer all those who are no longer with us.

Farewell Jazz Brunch
Noon to 1 p.m. Murphy Gathering Space
Conclude the weekend with a casual Sunday brunch, featuring live music by the Montebello Jazz Group.

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