Friday-Saturday, October 5-6, 2012
Come back to campus and enjoy all the festivities being planned for CNR alumni, parents, friends, faculty and students at the College of Natural Resources.
Join us in the lovely Giannini Hall Lobby and enjoy continental breakfast with coffee, fresh pastries, and other refreshments during the CNR Alumni Association Annual meeting and the State of the College Address by J. Keith Gilless, Dean of the College of Natural Resources.
CNR Homecoming Picnic
Saturday, October 6
Giannini Hall – outside on the lawn – beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The CNR Alumni Association is hosting its fourth-annual CNR Homecoming Picnic. This event is for CNR alumni, parents friends, faculty, and students. Make plans to attend, and raise your glass to toast all CNR Reunion-Year Alumni (Classes ending in 2 and 7)! Enjoy great company, delicious food, and a sampling of CNR spirits. (See list of CNR vintners and Brewers below).
CNR Homecoming Lectures
There are a variety of faculty lectures to choose from all across campus. This is a great way to learn about the cutting-edge research being done at Cal, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions during the interactive Q&A session following each lecture. Following is the list of CNR Lectures:
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Weight of the Nation is Out of Control
Patricia Crawford, Director of the Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Center for Weight and Health, and Adjunct Professor and Cooperative Extension Nutritional Specialist in the Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
2:30 p.m. | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
S.J. Hall Lectureship in Industrial Forestry: Multipurpose Forestry: An Option for the Future?
Heinrich Spiecker, University of Freiburg, Germany
4:00 p.m. | Krutch Theatre, Building 14, Clark Kerr Campus
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Annual Meeting of the CNR Alumni Association
10:00 a.m. | Giannini Hall Lobby (coffee & pastries provided)
State of the College Address
J. Keith Gilless, Dean, College of Natural Resources
10:30 a.m. | Giannini Hall Lobby
The Economics of Cap & Trade
Meredith Fowlie, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
1:30 p.m. | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
Fungi: The Hidden Side of Forests
Thomas D. Bruns, Haydn P. Reinecker Distinguished Professor of Forest Genetics in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
3:00 p.m. | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
CNR Alumni Association Picnic
11:30 a.m. | Giannini Hall – outside on the east lawn
Kindly RSVP for the CNR Homecoming 2012 Picnic.
The CNR Alumni Association is hosting a community picnic. Please RSVP and come on by Giannini Hall and enjoy the festivities on the lawn and toast to one another with the following spirits donated by CNR alumni:
Gordon Biersch Brewery
With thanks to Dan Gordon, B.S. ’82, Political Economy of Natural Resources
McManis Family Vineyards
With thanks to Don Jackson, B.A. ‘50, Zoology, who grows grapes for McManis on his Oakdale ranch
With thanks to Phillip B. Nelson, B.S. ‘87, Genetics
Charles Spinetta Winery
With thanks to Charles Spinetta, B.S. ‘63, Forestry
With thanks to Brian Talley, B.S. ‘88, Political Economy of Natural Resources
Parking & Registration
Learn more about parking on campus and a variety of events and activities you can register to attend during Homecoming Weekend.
Please visit the CNR Alumni Association for more information.