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UD President Patrick Harker (left), shown during the opening of the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab), will meet with the Boston Alumni Club on April 29 to speak on "UD and You: Past, Present and Future."

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President Harker to address Boston alumni during 'UD and You' special event


11:45 a.m., March 28, 2014--University of Delaware President Patrick T. Harker will join members of the Boston Alumni Club for a special evening event, “UD and You: Past, Present and Future,” at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, at the Hampshire House on Beacon Street.

Harker will talk about what is happening on campus, in the classroom and beyond.

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Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP by April 21.

For details, see the Alumni Relations web page.

Information on other activities is as follows:

Monday, March 31, 7 p.m.: Hoboken Zog kickball. Alumni are invited to join fellow Blue Hens for kickball at Mama Johnson Field in Hoboken, N.J.

Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m.: Easter Egg-stravaganza. The fifth annual Easter Egg-stravaganza is a family fun event with activities that include pictures with the Easter Bunny, breakfast, arts and crafts, face painting and balloon animals. 

Saturday, April 5, 2 p.m.: Reception in Shanghai. Alumni are invited to join UD Provost Domenico Grasso for a reception in Shanghai.

Sunday, April 6, 1 p.m.: Grape to plate. Blue Hens in the Reading, Pa., area are invited to a wine trail and culinary adventure at the Pinnacle Ridge Winery in Kutztown.

Wednesday, April 9, 4 p.m.: President’s Leadership Series. “This Is Your Brain at 135 Miles Per Hour” will be the topic of a President’s Leadership Series presentation by alumna Ingrid Steffensen, an art history graduate and author, professor and race car driver.

Wednesday, April 9, 5:30 p.m.: Art History Graduate Student Lecture Series. Alumni are invited to a lecture by Christiane Gruber on “Prophetic Products: The Prophet Muhammad in Contemporary Iranian Visual Culture.”

Thursday, April 10, 5:30 p.m.: Chicago happy hour. Blue Hens in Chicago are invited to happy hour at Bub City.

Friday, April 25, 10:30 a.m.: Friends of UD Lacrosse golf. UD alumni, friends and family are invited to the 10th annual Friends of UD Lacrosse golf outing to be held at Deerfield in Newark. The event benefits the Blue Hens men’s lacrosse program.

Friday, April 25, 1 p.m.: ‘Art and Science: Connections and Intersections.’ Alumni are invited to a symposium on the relationships among arts, science and technology organized by the Department of Art History and the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab).

Friday, April 25, 5 p.m.: Alumni Baseball Series/Arizona. Blue Hens are invited to watch as the Arizona Diamondbacks host the Philadelphia Phillies at Chase Field.

Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.: Dare to Care. The New Castle County Alumni Club encourages Blue Hens to join hands in a volunteer effort at the Food Bank of Delaware.

Thursday, May 1, 6:30 p.m.: Engineers Without Borders benefit dinner. The UD Chapter of Engineers Without Borders will hold its annual benefit dinner and silent auction at the Newark Country Club.

Saturday, May 3, 5:30 p.m.: Alumni Baseball Series/Miami. South Florida alumni invited fellow Blue Hens to join them for a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Miami Marlins at Marllins Park.

Monday, May 5, 5:30 p.m.: Alumni Baseball Series/Philadelphia. Blue Hens are invited to watch as the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m.: Art History Graduate Student Lecture Series. Alumni are invited to the Wayne Craven Lecture, as S. Hollis Clayson of Northwestern University speaks on “Episodes from the Visual Culture of Electric Paris.”

Friday, May 9, 9 a.m.: Sigma Phi Epsilon golf. The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon will hold a golf outing and lunch at Deerfield.

June 6-8: Alumni Weekend.

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