49ers Celebration and Alumni Homecoming
The annual 49ers Celebration kicks off today, noting the 125th anniversary of the founding of the New Mexico School of Mines in 1889.
An alumni reception will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alumni Office on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Alumni can sign in for the weekend's events.
Campus tours will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tech Talks! from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Faculty and alumni will deliver fun and informative talks about science, engineering, discovery, careers, life and more. $10 for alumni; $20 for others; FREE for current students. Third floor ballrooms of the Fidel Center (A schedule of talks will be released later.)
Pink Pong 2 p.m. 5 p.m. Fidel
Hard hat tour of the new Bureau of Geology building, which is under construction on campus. Meet in the Fidel Center atrium at 3:45 p.m.
Mission IMPROVable 7:30 p.m. Macey
49ers Opening Reception -- 7 to 9 p.m. on the second floor of the Fidel Center. Appetizers and a cash bar.
Comedy Night -- 8 to 10 p.m. in the Macey Center
Vigilante Band at the Capital Bar -- 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Tech Traditional Initiation Digging Ceremony 10 p.m. Mud Bog pit