College of Chemistry Alumni

College & Alumni Events / Fall 2015

Reunion and Homecoming Weekend 2015

Reunion & Parents Weekend at Homecoming
October 2-4

October 3: Chemistry Schedule

10:00 - 10:30 am
Complimentary coffee and pastries
Chemistry Plaza

10:30 - 11:30 am
Faculty lecture
Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
Speaker: CBE professor Dave Schaffer “Evolving New Synthetic Viruses: Sparking the Gene Therapy Revolution”

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Complimentary lunch
Chemistry Plaza

All College of Chemistry alumni, family and friends are invited to join us for the weekend activities.  Reservations for the above events are not required.  To see a complete listing of campus events, go to

The G. N. Lewis Lecture
October 20

4:00 - 5:00 pm
Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall
Speaker: MIT professor Joanne Stubbe

5:00 - 6:00 pm
Chemistry Plaza

AIChE Alumni & Friends Reception (Salt Lake City, UT)
November 10

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location:  TBA

College of Chemistry alumni and friends are invited to attend this annual reception held in connection with the AIChE Annual Meeting.  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Chair Jeff Reimer will host this event.  Check online for more details as the date draws closer.

Alumni of the G.N. Lewis and Cupola Eras Luncheon
November 18               

12:00 - 2:00 pm
Great Hall, Clark Kerr Campus

Once again we will celebrate the G.N. Lewis (pre-1945) and the Cupola (1946-63) alumni eras in a combined luncheon.  Alumni and friends from these two eras are invited to attend.  Look for a separate invitation in the fall.

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Camille Olufson
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College of Chemistry
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Berkeley, CA 94720-1460
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Class Eras

Sather Gate

Five active volunteer groups represent the College’s historical eras.

Alumni of the G. N. Lewis Era
(attending pre-1946)

Cupola Era Alumni
(attending years 1946 – 1963)

Free Radicals
(attending years 1964 – 1979)

(attending years 1980 – 1999)

Young Alumni
(attending years 2000 and beyond)