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(L to R) Rich Rogel, Steve Grafton and Dr. Paul W.T. Poon PhD82

Hundreds of alumni celebrated together yesterday afternoon at the J.W. Marriott at Pacific Place.  While they were disappointed to miss President Coleman and others whose flight was delayed, the mood was celebratory.


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Parents and students in Hong Kong gave us a gracious welcome at the first conversation of the trip Sunday afternoon in Hong Kong.  Standing in for President Coleman, Dean David Munson and Director of Admissions Ted Spencer–whose flight was delayed by almost two days–were Steve Grafton, CEO of the Alumni Association; Rich Rogel, who chaired The Michigan Difference fundraising campaign; and Mary Gallagher, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Chinese Studies. Taking center stage was Engineering sophomore Jonathan Or, who dispensed wisdom and campus morsels.

Thank you all for coming and for your great questions.

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