May 23, 1996
Vol. 15, No. 18

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    From lectures to dance under stars, Reunion offers fun for all

    From lectures on academic freedom and an astronaut's adventures in space to the lighthearted Alumni Parade and a dance under the stars, a variety of activities are planned for this year's Alumni Reunion weekend, Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. The following events are free and open to the University community. For more information, call 702-4456.

    FRIDAY, MAY 31 10 a.m. Aims of Education Address: "Academic Freedom and Responsibility." Provost Geoffrey Stone (J.D.'71), the Harry Kalven Jr. Distinguished Service Professor in the Law School and the College. Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall. 4 p.m. Helen Harris Perlman Lecture: "New Knowledge About the Human Brain: Its Meaning for Early Child Development." University Trustee Irving B. Harris. Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall. Reception follows.

    SATURDAY, JUNE 1 9:30 a.m. "Alumnus in Space." Astronaut John Mace Grunsfeld (S.M.'84, Ph.D.'88) discusses space travel and the spirit of inquiry. Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall. 11 a.m. Alumni Assembly. Rockefeller Chapel. (See story on page 3.) noon Alumni Parade. From Rockefeller Chapel to the Main Quadrangle, via University Avenue and 58th Street. 1 p.m. University Theater Radio Play. Students and alumni record a radio play. Kinahan Theater, Reynolds Club. 2:30 p.m. Carillon Concert. Rockefeller Chapel lawn. 3:30 p.m. 86th Annual Interfraternity Sing. Main Quadrangle. 4 p.m. University Theater Memories Panel. Alumni from 1930 to the present share stories about theater at Chicago. Kinahan Theater, Reynolds Club. 9:30 p.m. Big-Band Dance. Main Quadrangle.