If your graduation year ends in a 1 or a 6, you can register online through May 11 to come to campus June 2-5 for the largest annual gathering of MIT alumni in the world—Tech Reunions. Enjoy a weekend of shared activities including lectures, tours, meals, and games.
All alumni can register to attend Saturday’s Technology Day, this year titled “Doers and Dreamers: 150 Years of Inventing the Future.” Check online for tickets to Thursday’s 114th Tech Night at the Pops featuring mezzo-soprano Stephanie McGuire ‘96 and guitarist Tom Scholz ‘69, SM ‘70, founder of the rock band Boston: alum.mit.edu/reunions.
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