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ALUMNI WEEKEND 2016

IT’S A DELA-BRATION and you’re invited!

UD’s 8th annual Alumni Weekend will overflow with Blue Hen Pride.


From crowd favorites like Dela-bration that kick off the weekend to our send-off Blue Hen 5K, you’ll find your favorite main attractions as well as some new events — including the Hen Games on the Green, Ice Skating, Pool Robotics, Wine Tasting and much, much more.

 

We invite you to explore the more than 60 events that will make this year’s Alumni Weekend one to remember.

Events for Blue Hen Families

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

BRUNCH WITH MASCOTS

Join YoUDee & Baby Blue for brunch at Caesar Rodney Dining Hall, UD’s newest eatery.

SKATE WITH CHAMPIONS

Lace up for ice skating lessons from 2013 Ice Challenge champions Anastasia Cannuscio and Colin McManus! All experience levels welcome and encouraged to participate.

BLUE HEN 5K & KIDS FUN RUN

Join other Fightin’ Blue Hens and finish strong in the annual Blue Hen 5K. Kids are invited to set the pace during the Fun Run beforehand.

State of the University

IMPACT

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

What do a swarm of bees, problem-based learning, a wine experiment and a fleet of underwater robots all have in common? They are a few of the many academic exhibits that will be showcased throughout the weekend. Come experience what truly makes Delaware shine.

WALL OF FAME

Join us as we pay tribute to our most distinguished alumni and meet our 2016 inductees at the UD Alumni Wall of Fame ceremony.

Campus Culture

CAMPUS LIFE

CAMPUS TOURS

Hit The Green for a guided tour of campus led by a Student Alumni Ambassador, and see how much campus has transformed.

BLUE HEN TEAM GAMES

Join fellow alums for our first ever Cornhole and Volleyball Tournaments. Play or cheer! Either way, see you there!

TOUR THE LIL’ BOB

If you haven’t visited the Lil’ Bob since you lost your Freshman 15, take a tour and stay for a complimentary workout.

Feed Your Mind

FEED YOUR MIND

EDUCATIONAL

From problem-based learning to discovering shipwrecks, Alumni Weekend is chock full of opportunities to learn from our world-class faculty and talented student body.

EXHIBITS

Whether you're interested in history, art or geology, visit the special exhibits housed at our three University Museums and the Morris Library. While you’re exploring, be sure to save time to stop and smell the roses at UD's beautiful Botanic Gardens spanning fifteen acres.