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MME Alumni Reunion: April 13-14, 2012

Alumni and friends of the Mechanical & Materials Engineering Department are invited to a reunion April 13–14, 2012 in conjunction with Big Red Weekend and the spring football game to celebrate our current achievements and see what’s next.


Friday, April 13:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. -- E-Week Open House
    Visit for details.
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. -- Optional Athletic Department guided tour
    Get the inside scoop on the Tom and Nancy Osborne Athletic Complex, the Hawks Championship Center and Memorial Stadium. There is no cost to participate. The tour will depart from North Stadium.
  • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. - Optional campus walking tour
    See what’s new on campus and hear about it from a current student’s perspective. There is no cost to participate. The tour will depart from the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R Street.
  • 4 – 7:30 p.m. - MME Reception, program and department tours, Othmer Hall Atrium
    Enjoy a hearty BBQ dinner, catered by Skeeter Barnes, cocktails (cash bar) and conversation with fellow MME alumni, faculty and friends. We’ll hear from Engineering Dean Tim Wei, Department Chair Jeff Shield and alumnus Bob Brightfelt. You will also have the chance to tour the department and visit with current students and faculty about their work. Doors open at 4 p.m., bar at 4:30, dinner served at 5:30, program at 6:15 and tours at 7 p.m. Parking is available in the “boathouse lot” just north of 16th and X Streets. The cost is $26.75 per person, tax included.

Saturday, April 14:

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - MME Tailgate party, Wick Alumni Center
    Join fellow MME alumni, faculty and friends for a Husker tailgate bash. We’ll be serving up a delicious hot breakfast buffet, cash bar and plenty of Husker spirit! Diane Mendenhall from the Nebraska Alumni Association will welcome you and provide a brief update on the activities of the association, and opportunities for you to get involved. The cost is $19.26 per person for adults; $12.84 for children 12 and under; tax included.
  • 1 p.m. - Red/white spring football game, Memorial Stadium
    Catch your first glimpse of the 2012 Huskers! You’ll be seated with fellow MME reunion participants. Tickets are $10 each for reserved, South Stadium seats. Parking is available Friday in the Stadium Drive Garage or nearby city garages for $1/hour; $6 daily max. Free parking in the Champions Club lot after 5 p.m. Parking is available Saturday downtown and throughout campus; prices vary by lot.

Register for these events online at To register and pay over the phone, call Pam Penner at 888-353-1874.

For questions: contact Shelley Zaborowski at at the Nebraska Alumni Association, 888-353-1874, 402-472-4222.

ALUMNI PLANNING TO ATTEND (reception and/or tailgate):

  • Warren Andrews (1954)
  • Ray Bellows (1949)
  • Robert Brightfelt (1965)
  • Douglas Dederman (1981)
  • William E. Dick (1965)
  • Daniel Dixon (2000)
  • Debra Frye (1990)
  • Wilmer J. Hergenrader (1954)
  • Merle Jansen (1956)
  • Vernon Kemp (1957)
  • Robert Koch (1954)
  • Duane Miller (1954)
  • Norman Newhouse (1973)
  • John Pieper (1978)
  • Wayne Simpson (1959)
  • Conrad Stahly (1954)
  • Karen Stelling (1987)
  • Rex Stewart (1963)
  • Robert Tefft (1953)

List shows only the primary registrant; guest names are not included.