Did you know that all alumni are invited to Tech Reunions? Yes, there are special class-based activities for undergraduate classes ending in 5s and 0s during this year’s festivities on June 4–7, but there are also events for graduate degree holders, MIT10 young alumni, and the Cardinal and Gray Society each year. And all alumni can register for activities such as Tech Night at Pops, the Technology Day faculty talks, and the family-focused Tech Challenge Games. Online registration begins in mid-March. Learn more about Tech Reunions at alum.mit.edu/reunions.
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