Thayer School Alumni Weekend

Friday, May 1, 2015—Sunday, May 3, 2015

Thayer School of Engineering

Thayer Alumni Weekend

A weekend for all Dartmouth engineering alumni to visit, connect, reminisce, and see what's new. Save the date and reserve your lodging now!

Preliminary Schedule

All activities are subject to change.

Friday, May 1, 2015

1:00–8:00pm
Registration and Information Center

Check in to receive your name tag and alumni weekend materials.

2:00–3:00pm
Tour of Thayer School

Meet at Reception desk, MacLean
Guided by engineering students — tour Thayer’s project and research labs, visit the wall of inventions, and say hello to profs along the way. Children welcome.

3:30–4:30pm
Jones Seminar: Special Edition
Topic: Energy

Alumni and faculty panel discussion
Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

5:00–6:30pm
“Friday Beers” A Welcome Reception

The tradition lives on! Connect with fellow alumni, Thayer faculty, and the student chapter of the Dartmouth Society of Engineers. Featuring entertainment by alumni musicians (to be confirmed).

6:30–9:30 pm
BBQ Dinner

Tent, front lawn of Thayer School

Saturday, May 2, 2015

8:00am–5:00 pm
Registration and Information Center

Check in to receive your name tag and alumni weekend materials.

7:30–9:00am
Continental breakfast

9:00–10:30 am
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Design Thinking Workshop (to be confirmed)

10:00am–5:00pm
Montshire Museum of Science

Route 5, Norwich, VT
Visit with your children and experience hands-on science and fascinating exhibits at this award-winning science museum. Please mention “Thayer School Alumni Weekend” for complimentary admission.

11:00am–noon
Be an Engineer! Make a Souvenir!

Parents and children, join us for hands-on engineering fun!
Sessions led by engineering students. Projects are based on age.

11:00am–noon
Tour of Thayer School

Meet at Reception desk, MacLean
Guided by engineering students — tour Thayer’s project and research labs, visit the wall of inventions, and say hello to profs along the way. Children welcome.

Noon–2:00pm
Lunch

Featuring a student project showcase.

2:30–3:30 pm
State of the School by Dean Joseph J. Helble

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

3:35pm
Alumni Group Photo

West Entrance, MacLean

4:00–5:00pm
Thayer Group Gatherings

Connect with students and alumni, network, and learn more about each program. All are welcome.

Take 30! Back to Class with Thayer Faculty

4:00–4:30pm
Engineering and Medicine

Professor to be announced

4:30–5:00 pm
Big Data/Board Service (to be confirmed)

Professor to be announced

5:00–5:30pm
The Power of Electronics

Professor to be announced

6:00–9:30pm
Reception and Dinner

Children ages 4-9 are welcome to enjoy pizza and a movie.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

8:00–11:00am
Farewell Brunch (to be confirmed)

GlycoFi Atrium

Lodging

Don’t wait! Reserve your room today. Discounted room blocks are available at the properties listed below.

Guests are responsible for reserving their own accommodations. Be sure to mention “Thayer Alumni Weekend” when booking. Two-night minimum required.

New Hampshire

Courtyard by Marriott (3 miles from campus)
10 Morgan Drive
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 643-5600
Book by April 1, 2015

Element by Westin (opens fall 2014, 3 miles from campus)
260 NH Route 120
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 676-5988
Book by April 1, 2015

The Lyme Inn (10.7 miles from campus)
1 Market Street
Lyme, NH 03768
(603) 795-4824
Book by December 31, 2014
To book online use code: thayeralum

Residence Inn by Marriott (3 miles from campus)
32 Centerra Parkway
Lebanon, NH 03766
(603) 643-4511
Book by April 1, 2015

Vermont

Comfort Inn (6.5 miles from campus)
56 Ralph Lehman Drive
White River Junction, VT 05001
(802) 295-3051
Book by April 19, 2015

Norwich Inn (1.6 miles from campus)
325 Main Street
Norwich, VT 05055
(802) 649-1143
Book by March 15, 2015
 

For more information, contact Jennifer Seiler at 1-603-646-3639 or jennifer.seiler@dartmouth.edu.