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Events Calendar 2008-2009

Thursday, August 21, 2008

School of Engineering 2008-2009 Calendar of Events


30             Football: KU vs. Florida International, alumni gathering (by invitation), Memorial Stadium, Suite 710, 6 p.m. kickoff*


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6             Football: Tailgate Party at KU vs. Louisiana Tech game (Engineering freshmen, alumni,faculty & staff), The Hill, 4 p.m., kickoff at 6 p.m.**

6             Football: KU vs. Louisiana Tech, alumni gathering (by invitation), Memorial Stadium, Suite 710, 6 p.m. kickoff*

8             Schoolof Engineering Convocation (for faculty and staff), 4 p.m., Spahr Engineering Classroom, Eaton Hall, Reception follows in Locke Atrium.

8             New Faculty Reception (for faculty), 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Hansen Hall, Dole Institute of Politics,

16             SWE Evening with Industry, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ballroom, Kansas Memorial Union

17             Fall Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, noon to 5 p.m., Kansas Memorial Union

18             Denver Alumni Reception, Denver Chop House, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.



2             School of Engineering Faculty/Staff Fall BBQ, 6:30 p.m., Lakeview Club.

10             50th Reunion Coffee (Class of 1958), 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Eaton Hall.  

11             Football:KU vs. Colorado, alumni gathering (by invitation), Stadium Suite 710, TBA*.

16             Fall break starts - no classes.

20             Fall break ends - classes resume.

25             Football: Homecoming Tailgate Party at KU vs. Texas Tech game (alumni, faculty &  staff), 9 a.m., The Hill, Kickoff at 11 a.m.

28             High School Design Competition, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Locke Atrium and Spahr Engineering Classroom, Eaton Hall.

29             Lunch and Learn featuring alumnus Don Faught, noon, Dean’s Conference Room, 1 Eaton Hall

30             Lunch and Learn featuring alumnus Don Faught, noon, Dean’s Conference Room, 1 Eaton Hall

30             Engineering Deans Club Dinner for Deans Club members, 6 p.m., Adams Alumni Center.

31             School of Engineering Advisory Board, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., Spahr Engineering Classroom, 2 Eaton Hall



1             Football: KU vs. K-State, alumni gathering (by invitation), Memorial Stadium, Suite 710,TBA*

7             KU Senior Day, School of Engineering emphasis, for high school seniors, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Kansas Memorial Union/Eaton Hall.

7-8             Exponent, for underrepresented minority high school students, Eaton Hall.

7             Graduate Research Poster Competition, Spahr Engineering Library

14-16             SWEWeekend of Engineering, for high school girls, Eaton Hall.

20             Albuquerque Alumni Reception, TBA, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

21-22             KU Technology Institute (KUTI), for high school math and science teachers and counselors, Eaton Hall.

26             Thanksgiving break first day - no classes

27             Thanksgiving, offices closed.

29             Football: KU vs. Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.

30             Thanksgiving break last day - no classes



5             Holiday Open House, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., for faculty, staff and retirees, Dean's Conference Room, Eaton Hall.

10             Kansas City Alumni Reception, 6:30 p.m., Hallbrook Country Club, Leawood, Kan.

11             Lastday of classes

12             StopDay - no classes

13             Engineering Recognition Ceremony for Fall Graduates, 9 a.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Memorial Union.

15             First day of finals

19             Last day of finals



13-14             Leadership Challenge for select employers and students, Kansas Union.

15             First day of classes spring semester.

19             MartinLuther King Jr. Day, no classes, offices closed.



12             Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Kansas Union.

20             Engineering Expo Day 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Learned and Eaton Halls. Keynote address at 9:30a.m. at the Lied Center.

21             Engineering Expo Day 2, 9 a.m. to noon, Learned and Eaton Halls.

27             SWE Weekend of Engineering, for high school girls, Eaton Hall. Runs through March 1.



14             Spring break begins, no classes.

22             Spring break ends, no classes.



3-4             Aerospace Engineering 65 th Anniversary Celebration, several locations.



7             Last day of classes
8             Stop Day, no classes
17            Engineering Recognition Ceremony for Spring Graduates, 8 a.m., Lied Center, reception to follow in Oliver Hall.
17            All University Commencement, 2:30 p.m. KU Memorial Stadium.


*The suite opens 1 hour before kickoff.

**Tailgate parties begin 2 hours before kickoff.



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