From April 11 to 13 more than 4,200 alumni and friends returned to campus to celebrate their reunions and the 2008 homecoming. It was an exciting weekend packed with 72 events, which ranged from small class dinners to a Saturday afternoon pre-game lunch where 2,827 crab cakes were served! The Blue Jays were victorious over local rival Maryland Terrapins, holding a 10-4 final score. Here are photos from a few events hosted by the School of Engineering.
BME alumni reception & department chair celebration On friday afternoon the Department of Biomedical Engineering hosted a reception for alumni, faculty, and students to celebrate the career of recently retired department chair Murray Sachs. Several people spoke about Sachs’ distinguished career with the school and Dean Jones led a toast in Sachs’ honor. Elliot Mcveigh, the department’s current chair, was formally welcomed and gave remarks about his excitement to be a part of the community.