Carnegie Mellon University
April 23, 2018

Spring Carnival Snapshots

Julianne Mattera
  • Marketing & Communications
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The 104th installment of Spring Carnival is now in the books. Campus was packed as students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends came to check out the booths with the theme, Myths and Legends, and the ever-popular Sweepstakes races. A few of this year's highlights. For more photos, check out CMU's Flickr gallery.
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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Carnegie Mellon President Farnam Jahanian walk the Midway after officially opening Spring Carnival on Thursday.
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Provost Laurie Weingart was one of nearly 50 professors and staff who talked with alumni during Pints with Profs on Friday.
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Carnegie Mellon University's 104th installment of Spring Carnival was a weekend of Myths and Legends.
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The Dunk Tank, which featured eight deans plus uniformed police officers, raised more than $10,000 for the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. Read more.
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The Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th reunion. Other classes that reunited were the undergraduate classes of 2017, 2013, 2008 and 1993.
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Student Dormitory Council (SDC) B's final pusher, sophomore Sophia Angel, heads into the final stretch of the racecourse. SDC A won the women's finals with a time of 2:23.60.
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Sophomore Helen Kim drives the Fringe C buggy.
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Mad Science was one of the many children's activities available on the Midway and in the Alumni Tent.
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Holi, an Indian festival of colors, celebrates the advent of Spring by throwing splashes of vibrantly colored powder with friends and family.
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Spring Carnival and Reunion Weekend were combined this year with a full schedule of family friendly activities.