A "Conversation and Connections" event, like that held last fall in New York City, will be offered June 21 in Washington, D.C.

Alumni activities

UD alumni clubs plan special events, including 'Conversation' in Washington

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11:13 a.m., June 8, 2012--University of Delaware alumni are offering a variety of activities, from sporting events to lectures, in the coming weeks.

Of special note, the Office of Alumni Relations and the Washington, D.C., Alumni Club will present "Conversation and Connections," showcasing UD alumni who are industry leaders, on Thursday evening, June 21, at Mayer Brown LLP, 1999 K St., NW.

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Other activities scheduled for the coming weeks include:

Saturday, June 16, 4 p.m.: NCC Alumni Club at the Philadelphia Union. The New Castle County Alumni Club will hold its second annual Philadelphia Union game and tailgate at PPL Park.

Sunday, June 17, 12:15 p.m.: Lehigh Valley Alumni Club at Ironpigs. Lehigh Valley Blue Hens will spend Father’s Day at the ballpark, cheering on the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs.

Monday, June 18, noon: 2012 Alumni China Trip. UD friends, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to a private trip to China under the direction of two experienced bilingual and bicultural touring directors originally from China.

Monday, June 18, 11 a.m.: Road trip from Lehigh Valley to UD golf tournament. The Lehigh Valley Alumni Club is coordinating carpools from the valley to Wilmington for a golf tournament.

Monday, June 18, 6:30 p.m.: Lecture, reception and exhibition at the Guggenheim in New York City. Joan Marter, a 1974 alumna, will speak on "The Perils of Progress: Artists and the Atomic Age," followed by a reception and view of the exhibition.

Thursday, June 21, 5 p.m.: Networking happy hour at Gary's Dewey Beach Grill. Blue Hens will get together for an afternoon of networking, light fare, drinks and conversation about the increasing utilization of solar energy in Delaware.

Thursday, June 21, 5:30 p.m.: Chicago alumni happy hour. UD graduates in the Chicago area will get together for happy hour at Vines on Clark in Wrigleyville.

Thursday, June 21, 6 p.m.: Evening of Conversation and Connections with Washington, D.C., Alumni. The Washington, D.C., Alumni Club will hold An Evening of Conversation and Connections with Washington alumni.

Thursday, June 21, 6 p.m.: Philadelphia alumni happy hour. UD alumni in the Philadelphia area will gather at the Alfa American Tavern.

The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.

Photo by Evan Krape

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