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October 29, 2014

Meliora Weekend 2014

two women taking selfies
Ivy Kaplan Braun ‘90 (left) and Tracy Frommer Duberman ‘89 take pictures in front of Rush Rhees Library.

woman at podium
Actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox speaks Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Palestra.

musicians seated on stage playing music
Current students and alumni gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Fennell ’37E, ’39E (MM), ’88 (Honorary), the founder of the Eastman Wind Ensemble. The ensemble’s conductor, Mark Scatterday ’89E (DMA), along with former conductor Donald Hunsberger ’54E, ’59E (MM), ’63E (DMA), faculty, and former ensemble members, shared an hour of music and memories in Kilbourn Hall. Born in 2014, Fennell died in 2004.

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Pulizer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin delivers the year’s keynote address Saturday, Oct. 18, in Kodak Hall in Eastman Theatre.

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Meliora Weekend revelers greet each other with a hug.

Bloch family
Larry ’75 and Cindy Bloch (center) were joined by their children, Matt ’13S (MBA) (left) and Reisa (right), to mark the dedication of the Larry and Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center during a ceremony on the Wednesday before Meliora Weekend.

man on stage with cartoon Seinfeld characters on screen
Emmy and Tony Award–winning actor Jason Alexander had some fun with his life as television, movie, and Broadway performer during his presentation at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. He appeared as part of the “Eastman Presents” concert series.

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Yellowjackets fans cheer on the home team during the homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 18.

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