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Thank you to all who attended the 2014 Reunion and Alumni Week.

We look forward to seeing everyone in 2019!

Whether it had been five years or 50 since their last visit to the Quad, the level of excitement among the nearly 600 alumni and friends returning to campus for Reunion and Alumni Week in May was undeniable. More than 100 alumni volunteers, spanning six decades, put the special touch on this year’s programming and encouraged graduates from classes ending in “4” and “9” to come back. Amidst the hugs and laughter, attendees rediscovered the School during scientific symposia, tours, and other presentations. There was also ample opportunity to reconnect with classmates during an elegant gala at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston and more than 35 class activities over the weekend, ranging from museum tours to family picnics along the Charles River.

Photo Galleries


Symposia

Learn more about the speakers and topics from this year's symposia »

Find Your Class

Visit your class web page to view and/or order your class photo from the Reunion Gala.

 

Reunion Giving

Thank you to the hundreds of individuals for their support of their class's 2014 Reunion gift. See the Reunion Honor Roll »

Thanks to an inspiring gift of $100,000 from Claude Ghez, MD ’64, current-use Reunion gifts were matched dollar-for-dollar, securing $200,000 for tomorrow's leaders in science and medicine.

Class Photos Available

To order a copy of the photo taken during Thursday's Reunion Gala, visit your class web page (see menu on the left). Those who pre-ordered photos will be receiving them in mid-July.

Faculty

Symposium

Immunity and Inflammation in Disease and Therapy

 

This year’s Faculty Symposium focused on immunity and inflammation in disease and therapy, featuring a panel of experts who enlightened the audience on its role in obesity, bowel disease, and cancer while exploring the unexpected targets and triggers of tissue inflammation.

  • Watch Part I »
    Inflammatory Aspects of Obesity, Diane Mathis, PhD
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Unraveling the Mystery, Ramnik Xavier, MD, PhD
  • Watch Part II »
    Cancer Immunotherapy Comes of Age, Gordon J. Freeman, AB ’73, PhD ’79
    Unexpected Targets and Triggers of Tissue Inflammation, Vijay K. Kuchroo, PhD
     

Alumni Day

Symposia

Up in Smoke: 50 Years of Policy, Perception, and the Public’s Health

 

The Alumni Day Symposium celebrated the impact of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health issued 50 years ago.

Watch it here »