Olin Alumni Weekend 2018

Fri, September 21 2018, 12:00 PM - Sun, September 23 2018, 11:00 AM [EST]

1000 Olin Way, Needham, MA, United States

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All Weekend Rate (Classes 2006-2015 & their guests) Partial Approval -$100.00

Alumni from the classes of 2006-2015 and all guests (12+) can enjoy all of Alumni Weekend at this $100 rate.

Only On Campus Events Access Rate & their guests Partial Approval - $80.00

Alumni and guests who are interested in events on campus Friday & Saturday can partake for this rate (excludes Saturday AlumNight Out in Boston).

New Alumni All Weekend Rate (Classes 2016-2018 & their guests) Partial Approval -$60.00

Alumni from the classes of 2018, 2017, 2016 can enjoy all of alumni weekend for a special new alumni rate.

Only Saturday AlumNight Out Access Rate & their guests Partial Approval - $30.00

Alumni and guests who are interested in Saturday evening's programming in Boston can partake for this rate (excludes Friday & Saturday campus programming).

Faculty & Staff Partial Approval -Free

Join us and please add a child attendee separately

Child (12 & under) Partial Approval - Free

Help us ensure the right amount of kid-friendly & age-appropriate activities for Saturday afternoon at Olin by sending us your child's age.

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Event Information

Fri, September 21 2018, 12:00 PM - Sun, September 23 2018, 11:00 AM [EST]

About the Event

Calling all alumni! Join us to celebrate Alumni Weekend September 21 - 23, 2018! With your feedback and lots of ideas from faculty and staff, we added some new Alumni Weekend elements! All alumni will come together, with special congratulations for the Class of 2008's 10-year reunion and the Class of 2013's 5-year reunion. 

  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 features on-campus programming starting at 12pm with faculty, student teams demos, looking at the future of Olin with John Geddes and Rebecca Christianson, reliving your CW days with a design challenge, hearing about Diversity and Inclusion activities at Olin, Happy Hour, and more!
  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 starts on campus at 9:30am with updates from President Miller and Mark Somerville, class conversations, Fall Festival with family-friendly games and BBQ with faculty, staff & students, and then alumni head off campus for AlumNight Out in Boston from 7-10pm. 
  • Sunday includes optional brunch in the Dining Hall to wrap up the weekend. 

For hotel accomodations, please click here for lodging information.

About the Organizer

Alumni Weekend reconnects you to celebrate your time at Olin, while catching up on what's happened since graduation. You'll relive your time in the bubble with some very Olin activities as well as time to see faculty, staff and current students to share your real world perspective. Questions? Reach out to DFAR at dfar.events@olin.edu or 781-292-2290!

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Event Speakers

President Miller

President

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and President

Mark Somerville

Dean of Faculty

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Special Adviser to the Provost

Rob Martello

Associate Dean of Faculty

Professor of the History of Science and Technology

John Geddes

Professor & Explorer

Professor of Applied Mathematics and inaugural Exploration Fellow

Rebecca Christianson

Associate Professor & Explorer

Associate Professor of Applied Physics and inaugural Exploration Fellow

Shannon Paleologos

Director of Annual Giving and Family and Alumni Relations

Main contact on Alumni Weekend

John Geddes & Rebecca Christianson

Faculty Explorers

Olin Students

Students from '19 -'21 Classes

Rame Hanna

Director of Diversity & Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator

WHO IS ATTENDING

Shannon Paleologos

DFAR
Olin


Emily Chilton

DFAR
Olin


Joseph Roskowski

Matt Rush

Software/Electrical Engineer
Ivani, LLC


Amos Meeks

Hannah Sarver

Firmware Engineer
Apple


Eric Jones

Reyner Crosby

Charlie Farison

Product Manager
Cambridge Mobile Telematics


Rachel Bobbins

Mikey Lintz

Vidie Pong

Software Developer
athenahealth


Avery Spiel

Founding Software Engineer
Minerva Project


Seth Spiel

Product Manager
Keep Truckin


Eric Munsing

Galina Melamed

Sarah Mathew

Scheme Manager and Technical Expert
British Standards Institute


Samantha Becht

Paul Booth

Vito Ruiz

Developer
Denim Group


Brigit Locke

Elementary Instructional Specialist
Comal Independent School District


Nick Francisci

Software Engineer
Pillpack


Nina Cary

Mandy Korpusik

PhD Student
MIT


Mariah Moon

Program Manager
Microsoft


Seungwhan Moon

Research Scientist
Facebook


Eric Kolker

Anne Itsuno

Engineering Program Manager
Apple


Dan Lindquist

Product Manager
Google


ANDREA CUADRA


Cornell Tech


Michael Sullivan

Senior Software Developer
EyeDeal Scanning Inc.


Ashleigh Davila

Lead Teacher
Charter School of Science


Jeffrey DeCew

Robert McMullen

Mechanical Engineer III
Blue Origin


Victoria Preston

Erin Kelly

Systems Engineer
Govt


Simone Sequeira

Jessica Bethune

Molly Grossman

Helen Lewis-Rzeszutek

Sr. Hardware Engineer
Rockwell Automation


Chad Andre

Building Automation Engineer
Wells Fargo


Rachel Boy

Tiana Veldwisch

Director of Product Management
PatientsLikeMe


Allen Veldwisch

Orion Veldwisch

Chief Baby
Veldwisch Family


Travis St. Onge

Geoffrey Pleiss

Samuel Freilich

Bonnie Tesch

Matthew Tesch

Thomas Dugger

Kathryn Peters

James Walsh

Liam Walsh

Matthew Wootton

Nicholas Hays

Nancy Doremus

Chris Marra

Timothy Ryan

Software Engineer
Facebook


Kendall Pletcher

Product Manager
athenahealth


Alison Shin

Alison Shin

Teodora Vidolova

Anthony Roldan

Alex Jenko

Anna Cheimets

Matt Ritter

Data Scientist
athenahealth


GEETANJALI KIRSCHNER

Jared Kirschner

Kathryn Brookshier

UX Researcher
Indeed


David Gaynor

At the door

Darrell Holigan

Software Engineer
SimpliSafe


Patrick Holigan

Baby
Holigan family


Kerin Holigan

Materials Engineer
Drinkworks


Scott Thomson

Krystin Stafford

Ethan Heller

Erin Norwood

Mechanical Engineer
Hiwin


Mitch Cieminski

Graduate Student
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Abe Feldman

Matt Crawford

Software Engineer, Tools & Infrastructure
Google


Gaby Waldman-Fried

Duc Nguyen

Kevin Sihlanick

Bill Warner

Sam Birch

Liz Birch

Leif Jentoft

Katie Jentoft

Evan Simpson

Sean Calvo

Lyndsey Stadtmueller

Duc Nguyen

Guest Guest

Jonathan Provo

At The door

Event Schedule

  • September 21, 2018
  • September 22, 2018
  • September 23, 2018
12:00 PM
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05:00 PM
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Registration is open

Milas Hall Lobby

$0.00

Come check in for your info, schedule, and a little gift!

12:00 PM
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01:30 PM
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Picnic Lunch

The Oval (Rain location: Dining Hall)

$0.00

Refuel after your travels with a wonderful lunch outside in the shade. Cost: included in ticket price for alumni; pay-at-the-door for faculty and staff; included in meal plan for students.

01:00 PM
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01:30 PM
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Diversity & Inclusion at Olin

CC Crescent Room

$0.00

Everything you didn't know Olin was doing around diversity & inclusion!

Rame Hanna

01:30 PM
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02:30 PM
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Choose 1: Imagine Olin in Year 2050

AC 113

$0.00

Consider the world, and Olin, in year 2050 and think about where Olin should be, what's needed and the future community.

John Geddes & Rebecca Christianson

01:45 PM
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02:30 PM
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Choose 1: Demo a CW Design Challenge

$0.00

Try your hand at a 2018 Candidates Weekend Design Challenge led by the student organizers.

Olin Students

02:30 PM
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03:00 PM
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Curriculum Innovation Update

Norden Auditorium

$0.00

Be dazzled by Dr. Rob Martello's update on curriculum, course development, and faculty.

Rob Martello

03:00 PM
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04:00 PM
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Student Group Showcases & Tours of New Stuff

The Oval, Library and MH Lobby

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See what projects from your favorite courses, hear what OEM, Baja, PowerChords are up to, take a peek at new equipment in the shop and check out the _____

04:00 PM
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05:00 PM
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Reconnecting Happy Hour

Milas Hall Patio

$0.00

Reconnect with friends, faculty and staff on the Milas patio (weather permitting- in case of rain, join us in the library). Beer, wine and light appetizers will be served so bring your ID.

05:30 PM
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07:00 PM
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Alumni Welcome Dinner

The Dining Hall

$0.00

Continue your conversation in the Dining Hall! Dinner is included in your ticket (complimentary for faculty and staff; included in meal plan for students). Beer and wine available for 21+ so bring an ID.

06:45 PM
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07:15 PM
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Co-working Space Launch Party for Catalyst (formerly the Foundry)

CC300

$0.00

On your way to the firepits, stop upstairs to see the re-worked space for the Catalyst group and to chat with the student leaders.

07:00 PM
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09:00 PM
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Fireside S'mores Bar

BBQ Pits between the dorms

$0.00

Exchange Olin tales alongside the fire with build-your-own s'mores. Beer & wine available for 21+ so bring your ID.

09:30 AM
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11:00 AM
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Registration is open

Milas Hall Lobby

$0.00

stop by registration in the Milas lobby if you missed us yesterday!

10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
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College updates from President Miller & Olin Mission focus from Dean of Faculty Mark Somerville

Norden Auditorium

$0.00

Hear college-wide highlights and updates from President Miller and a look at Olin's mission towards doing "good for the world" from Dr. Mark Somerville

Mark Somerville

11:00 AM
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12:00 PM
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Class Conversations & class photos

CC209 ('08 Class), Norden Auditorium ('13 Class), and AC326

$0.00

Reunion year classes 2008 & 2013 will continue the tradition for a class photo on the Campus Center wooden stairwell.

12:00 PM
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01:00 PM
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Community BBQ

The Oval

$0.00

Enjoy lunch outside on the oval (weather permitting)

01:00 PM
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03:00 PM
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Olin Community Fall Festival

The Great Lawn

$0.00

Join the whole community of alumni, faculty, staff and students for larger-than-life engineering challenges, lawn games, music and a bar. This family-friendly event is a great chance to connect with all Oliners! A bar is available for 21+ so bring an ID.

03:00 PM
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07:00 PM
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Free time

$0.00

Enjoy dinner on your own before heading to AlumNight Out in Boston.

07:00 PM
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10:00 PM
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AlumNight Out in Boston

Babson Boston 100 High Street, 9th Fl Boston, MA

$0.00

Join friends for drinks, appetizers and dessert for fun party. All alumni, guests and faculty are welcome. This is a 21+ event.

10:00 AM
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11:00 AM
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Dining Hall Brunch Available

$0.00

If you're near campus feel free to join students for brunch in the Dining Hall. Alumni, faculty and staff will pay at the door.