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Kroon Hall

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New Haven, CT 06511

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**Please note that instead of charging a registration fee (estimated value of $100 per person), we are asking that you make a donation to the F&ES Annual Fund (2017-2018) in the amount that you choose. If you are bringing family members who will participate in meals or events, please consider increasing the size of your tax-deductible donation.


Reunion Weekend 2017

OCTOBER 6-8, 2017

Make Plans Now to Join Your Classmates and
Generations of F&ES Alums for Reunion Weekend!


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 6


8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Pre-Reunion Field Trip to Yale-Myers Forest
Trip Departs from Sage Hall
Tour the new facilities and learn about current research/initiatives at YMF from faculty, staff, and students.
Pre-registration required.

Beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Reunion Weekend Welcome Table
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
Check in when you arrive on campus – open throughout most of Reunion Weekend.

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Reunion Weekend TGIF
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
Kick off Reunion Weekend at a huge TGIF with alumni, faculty, students, and staff.
Children can watch a movie on the big screen in Burke Auditorium during TGIF. Parental supervision required.

Beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Individual Classes Are Encouraged to Arrange Informal Dinners/Gatherings
Coordinate with your friends and classmates to catch up on campus or at a local restaurant.


Saturday, October 7

8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
Breakfast with F&ES Faculty: Reconnecting and Networking
Kroon Hall/Sage Hall

9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Distinguished Alumni Seminars Kroon Hall/Sage Hall

Jerry Melillo ’72 M.F.S., ’77 Ph.D.
Using Land to Mitigate Climate Change: Setting Targets, Recognizing Tradeoffs

Laura Falk McCarthy ’87 M.F.
Wildfire, Water Source Protection, and the Rio Grande Water Fund


11:00 a.m.-12:15 a.m.
Reunion Weekend 2017 Keynote Address
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall

Introduction by Dean Indy Burke

Keynote Speaker:
Gina McCarthy
Environmental Leadership: Integrating Science, Policy, and Political Rhetoric
Fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow, Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama

12:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
F&ES Alumni Awards Luncheon
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
The luncheon provides an opportunity to recognize the impressive accomplishments of fellow alums and celebrate the F&ES community.

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Alumni Reception
Kroon Hall Southern Courtyard
Connect with fellow alums under the big tent in the southern courtyard of Kroon Hall for hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and conversation, leading up to the Harvest Dinner.

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Harvest Dinner
Kroon Hall Southern Courtyard
Join us for an evening of delicious harvest food and drink, live fiddling music, and a festive fall atmosphere. This family-friendly event is not-to-be missed!


Sunday, October 8


9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Light Breakfast and Tour of Yale Farm
Yale Farm
Join us for a relaxing morning at the Yale Farm before you leave campus.

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