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College & Alumni Events

Homecoming 2017


Homecoming, aka Reunion and Parents Weekend at Homecoming, will be held on Oct 20 - 22, 2017.

College of Chemistry Events

Saturday, October 21

Coffee with the Deans - for Parents of Undergraduate Students
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Chemistry Plaza & 120 Latimer Hall

Join us for coffee and pastries on the Chemistry Plaza, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with College of Chemistry Dean Douglas S. Clark and Undergraduate Dean John Arnold. No registration required for this complimentary event (capacity 150).

Faculty Presentation
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
120 Latimer Hall
James and Neeltje Tretter Professor of Chemistry Omar Yaghi presents:

"Using the Sun's Power to Pull Water from the Desert Air"

More than two-thirds of the world population lives in water stressed regions. We recently demonstrated that water in the atmosphere can be harvested to deliver fresh water using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) - a class of materials we discovered twenty years ago and currently being further developed at UC Berkeley's College of Chemistry and the Berkeley Global Science Institute. No registration required for this complimentary event (capacity 150).

Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ

Homecoming 2017 Bear Tailgate party Look for designated seating for College of Chemistry at the Bear Affair Tailgate BBQ! Registration required.

AIChe 2017 Meeting

Alumni Reception at the 2017 AIChE National Meeting

Tuesday, October 31 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Minneapolis, MN

Details coming soon, please check this page again closer to the date or check the AIChe website.

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