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Main Events

Reunion events are subject to room capacity limitations and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
 

The information given below is subject to change.
Maps, directions, and parking/transportation information were sent with your Reunion registration confirmation. You also may consult our Reunion Logistics web page for maps & directions and parking & transportation info.

   

Friday, October 27, 2006


   
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
No charge
Ross School of Business Walking Tour
Lobby, Executive Education Building, 724 East University Avenue  (Directions) (Map)

This guided tour by current Ross students will explore highlights of the Ross School campus. Meet in the Executive Education Building Lobby off East University Street.
 

   
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
No charge
Alumni-Student Career Lunch  (NEW LOCATION)
Pizza House, 618 Church Street, upstairs (between Willard and S. University streets) (Directions) (Map)

Alumni will share their career advice and business insights with current students and learn what’s on their minds! The school will match students with participating alumni in their career industry of interest.
 
   
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
No charge
Reunion Business Lecture
East Hall, Auditorium 1324, 525 E. University
(behind Ulrich's Bookstore on S. University Street; enter east of the Diag) (Directions) (Map)

Keynote address by Richard S. Tedlow, Class of 1949 Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, based upon his upcoming book "Andy Grove: The Life and Times of an American." Dr. Tedlow is a recognized specialist in the history of business whose areas of expertise include marketing, brands and branding, entrepreneurship, leadership, and management styles. Dean Dolan considers Prof. Tedlow to be "the most insightful, engaging, and entertaining business speaker I have ever heard." Followed by a Q&A session. Capacity is limited, so please register early!
 
   
6:00 p.m.
No charge
Emeritus Alumni and Class of 1956 Reunion Dinner
Michigan Union Ballroom (2nd floor), 530 S. State Street
Valet parking available (Directions) (Map)

As we commemorate the 50-Year Reunion of the Class of 1956, all alumni who graduated from the Ross School of Business over 50 years ago and all Emeritus faculty of the Ross School (those who taught over 50 years ago) are invited to be our honored guests. Business attire suggested.
   
7:00 p.m.
$50 per person
Classes of 1966, 1976, 1981, and 1986 Reunion Event
Michigan Union, Pendleton Room (2nd floor), 530 S. State Street
Valet parking available (Directions) (Map)

The Classes of 1966, 1976, 1981, and 1986 will join their classmates for a special evening of reminiscing and reconnecting. Held in the grand old Michigan Union Ballroom, this party with reserved tables for the combined classes will kick off with a reception, followed by a welcome from Dean Robert Dolan. Then enjoy dinner and dancing to Vincent York's 6-piece jazz band with a featured vocalist!  Business attire suggested.

   
7:00 p.m.
$50 per person;
teens, $15; kids 12 & under,  no charge
Class of 1996 Reunion Event
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 220 E. Ann Street (between Fourth and Fifth streets) (Directions) (Map)

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum provides a family-friendly venue for your 10-Year Class Reunion! Enjoy a strolling supper as you meet up with old friends and former faculty members. Alumni and their children of all ages will enjoy this! Business-casual attire suggested.

   
7:00 p.m.
$20 per person
Class of 2001 Reunion Event
Conor O'Neill's, Celtic Room (private banquet room next to the bar)
318 South Main Street (between William and Liberty streets) (Directions) (Map)

Come join your classmates in the popular Irish pub’s new banquet room, which is reserved just for your class. The Guinness will be flowing and the buffet will be delicious as you socialize together at Conor’s! Casual attire suggested.

   

Saturday, October 28, 2006


9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
$25 per person
(kids 12 &
under free)
Tailgate Party
Oosterbaan Fieldhouse, 1000 S. State Street (behind Schembechler Hall) (Directions) (Map)

Enjoy breakfast and traditional tailgate fare with a variety of beverages while watching the Michigan spirits rise! Held inside Oosterbaan Fieldhouse, the longtime practice field for the Michigan Wolverines, which is a short walk from the football stadium. (Those who need assistance with transportation from the Tailgate Party to the stadium should contact the Reunion Team by September 29 at 734.763.5775 or reunionteam@umich.edu.) Former UM football players will be on hand to toss footballs with the kids! Casual, maize-and-blue attire suggested. The Tailgate Party ends 1 hour prior to kick-off, to allow time for attendees to travel to the stadium and take their seats.

   
Noon
$79 includes Tailgate Party ticket
($54 for kids 12 & under)

Limit: 10 tickets per order

Homecoming Football Game: Michigan vs. Northwestern

Football tickets are sold in conjunction with Tailgate Party tickets on a first-come, first-served basis, limited to 10 tickets per order. The tickets can be picked up at the Tailgate Party. For your protection, we will not mail out Reunion football tickets nor allow pick-up of tickets by a third party. Note that only small purses and select items are allowed into the stadium. NEW FOOTBALL SEATING GUIDELINES: To sit with friends, you must register for tickets together. We will not be able to accommodate seating changes the day of the game.

   
7:00 p.m.
$40 per person
Black Business Alumni Association Dinner
Bella Ciao, upstairs banquet room, 118 W. Liberty Street (between Main and Ashley streets) (Map)

Join fellow alumni from the Ross School of Business Black Business Alumni Association for an evening of buffet-style fine Italian dining. Known as “one of Ann Arbor’s treasures,” Bella Ciao will offer dinner guests impeccable cuisine in a charming setting. Business-casual attire suggested. Advance registration required.
 

 

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