Friday, October 7, 2016

9 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Art Gallery Open House

Drew Fine Arts, Soeffker Gallery

The Hamline University Department of Art and Art History and the Soeffker Gallery welcome alumni and guests to see highlights of Hamline’s permanent collection. Featured artists include: George Morrison, Parviz Tanavoli, Andy Warhol, and Francisco Goya.

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Golden Anniversary Luncheon
(for all alumni who graduated in 1966 or earlier)

Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room

This year’s annual Golden Anniversary Luncheon serves as a reunion for the classes of 1946, 1951, 1956, and 1961. It also welcomes the Class of 1966 50-Year Reunion attendees to the group! Enjoy time together with people from your era and enjoy lunch, live music, recognition, and reminiscing.

1–3 p.m.

Golden Anniversary Coffee and Conversation

Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room

People attending the Golden Anniversary Luncheon can stay on to enjoy this casual time together in a comfortable place with a great view! A special coffee and tea bar will be available until 3 p.m.

1:30 and 2 p.m.

Student-led Campus Tours

Klas Center, Front Doors

Much has changed on the Hamline campus in recent years! Enjoy the beautiful grounds and learn about our academic buildings. Golf carts available. Last tour leaves at 2 p.m.

3 p.m.

Wesley & Lorene Artz Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center Dedication

Giddens/Alumni Learning Center, Room 116W

Help us honor Professor Jerry Artz as we dedicate the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Center made possible through the generosity of Professor Artz in honor of his parents. The labs will be used year-round by Hamline students and help propel forward the interdisciplinary study of neuroscience. Reception will immediately follow in the same space. All are welcome.

6–9 p.m.

50-Year Reunion Reception & Dinner | More Details

Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room

Join classmates from 1966 for a reception, dinner, and program— plus plenty of time to reunite, reconnect, and reminisce.


Saturday, October 8, 2016

9 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Art Gallery Open House

Drew Fine Arts, Soeffker Gallery

The Hamline University Department of Art and Art History and the Soeffker Gallery welcome alumni and guests to see highlights of Hamline’s permanent collection. Featured artists include: George Morrison, Parviz Tanavoli, Andy Warhol, and Francisco Goya.

11 a.m.–noon               

Memorial Service 

Sundin Music Hall

Join us to remember and honor the university’s alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends whose deaths we learned about this past year.

Noon–1:30 p.m.

CLA Alumni/Faculty Awards Lunch 

Anderson Center, Rooms 304/305

The CLA Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to honor this year’s award recipients. In 2016 we honor Daniel Brown ’86 (Outstanding Achievement Award), Lisa Schirk Carriere ’85 (Distinguished Service Award), Timothy McDonald ’07 (First Decade Award), Michael Wynne ’89 (Making the World a Better Place Award), and Barbara Younoszai (Outstanding Faculty Award).

1 p.m.

Women's Soccer—Hamline vs. St. Mary's 

Paterson Field

2–5 p.m.

The Fall Fest | More Details

Anderson Center, Patio, Alumni Way, and various classrooms

The Fall Fest is a fun celebration of the Hamline community! Students, alumni, families, faculty, staff, friends, and neighbors are invited to campus for an array of activities—live music, lawn games and Frisbee golf, treats, and even a bounce house, balloon artists and caricaturists for the kids. The fun extends across campus with behind-the-scenes tours exploring Hamline’s history and hands-on learning.

In case of rain, some activities will remain available. Some will move or be cancelled. Please visit www.hamline.edu/alumniweekend or www.facebook.com/hamlinealumni for up-to-date information.

Fall Fest Tours 

Behind-the-Scenes Theatre Tours

Drew Fine Arts, Lobby

Professor Bill Wallace and students will lead alumni on these specialized tours of the Anne Simley Theatre, with an opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at the staging of a show. All tours will meet at the stairs in the lobby of Drew Fine Arts, and last approximately 30 minutes. The Hamline University Theatre is presenting Hamlet in November; the tours will focus on those preparations.

2–2:30 p.m. | Tour of the Anne Simley Theatre, and a behind-the-scenes look at scenic construction and costuming.

3–3:30 p.m. | Tour of the Anne Simley Theatre, and a behind-the-scenes look at sound and lighting.

4–4:30 p.m. | Tour of the Anne Simley Theatre, and a behind-the-scenes look at props and special effects. 

Hamline's Piper Physics Patrol 

Robbins Science, 11
2:30–3 p.m. AND 3–3:30 p.m.
For the young or young at heart: Professor Andy Rundquist and physics majors will stage the Piper Physics Patrol, a long-standing show with explosions, experiments, and the true mysteries of physics. 

Sanctuary Tour 

Hamline Church United Methodist
3–4 p.m.
Hamline Church United Methodist and Hamline University have a long and historic relationship. Five of the stained windows in the sanctuary honor former members of Hamline’s faculty. Join Mary Bakeman, Hamline Church Historian, on a tour of the sanctuary that features these windows. Meet at the front door of the church on Englewood Avenue. 

Hamline’s Osteology Lab – a Leader in Forensic Science

Giddens/Alumni  Learning Center, Osteology Lab (6S)
3–4 p.m.
Help Professor Susan Thurston Myster ’84 and forensic science students to investigate a forensic case. Join her team for this hands-on exploration. You will have an opportunity to analyze the evidence, and present a report of your findings. All ages welcome to attend this interactive, fun session in the lab.

Historical Tour of Campus

Anderson Center, Campus Entrance
4–5 p.m.
Student Alumni Board members will lead this tour of Hamline’s campus, focusing on its evolution and sharing stories of its long history. Golf carts will be available. Telling your own stories is highly encouraged.

 

2:30–3:30 p.m.

 

Piper Rainbow Alumni Gathering

Wesley Center

3:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer—Hamline vs. St. Mary's

Paterson Field

3:45–4:45 p.m.

1966 MIAC Championship Football Team and Current
Football Team Dinner

Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room

Members and fans of the 1966 championship team are invited to join the current Piper football team for a pregame meal and celebration.

5–8 p.m.




The Big Bash—Local Food•Craft Beer•Choice Wine•Live Music | More Details

Anderson Center

Gather with all alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends to enjoy local food, craft beer, choice wine, and live music featuring alumni bands. Areas will be reserved for the School of Business, the School of Education, and Creative Writing Programs so that classmates can connect with each other, faculty, and staff.  Milestone reunions will be recognized, and a fun time will surely be had by all.

5 –8 p.m

1976 40-Year Class Reunion | More Details

Anderson Center

Join your classmates at The Big Bash for your milestone reunion. There will be a reserved section for 1976 so classmates can gather and reconnect. 

 5–8 p.m.

1991 25-Year Class Reunion | More Details

Anderson Center

Join your classmates at The Big Bash for your milestone reunion. There will be a reserved section for 1991 so classmates can gather and reconnect. 

 

5–8 p.m.

 

2006 10-Year Class Reunion | More Details

Anderson Center

Join your classmates at The Big Bash for your milestone reunion. There will be a reserved section for 2006 so classmates can gather and reconnect. 

7 p.m.

Homecoming Football Game—Hamline vs. St. Olaf 

Klas Field

7 p.m. 

Piper Athletic Association (PAA) Football Viewing

Klas Center, Kay Fredericks Room

All PAA members are invited to gather to watch the Homecoming football game against St. Olaf.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Sunday, October 9, 2016

7 a.m.  

Twin Cities Marathon and related races

10 a.m.       

Worship Service 

Hamline Church United Methodist

Attend Sunday morning worship at Hamline Church, hear the Rev. Mariah Furness Tollgaard preach, and enjoy Hamline University’s A Cappella Choir. Join the congregation for a reception following the service. www.hamlinechurch.org


Please note that nearly all events are kid/family friendly. If you have a question about a particular event, please feel free to call us at 651-523-2015. 

 

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