Previous Homecoming Events

Fall 2015 Homecoming for CNAS AlumniThe Barn Logo

On November 14, 2015, the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences invited alumni to a special homecoming presentation and reception featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, an undergraduate poster session and recognition of founding faculty. The presentation was:

"Solar Power--A Convenient Truth: Nikola Tesla Was Right All Along" by Charles F. Gay '68, B.S., '79 Ph.D. Chemistry. Co-Founder

Fall 2014 Homecoming for CNAS AlumniCNAS Homecoming

On November 14, 2014, the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences invited alumni to join a conversation about agriculture and food culture, systems, and policy:

"A New Recipe for Agriculture: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Challenges of Urbanization"

The discussion was led by:

Norm Ellstrand
Professor of Genetics
Founder, California Agriculture and Food Enterprise (CAFE) UC Riverside

Michael T. Roberts
Executive Director
Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy UCLA School of Law

Michael Roberts, UCLA School of Law
Craig Kolodge ('77 MS, '80 PhD Plant Pathology), Former UCCE Farm Advisor and County Director, Santa Clara county
Darrel Jenerette, Assoc. Professor of Functional Landscape Ecology, UCR

View the video of the presentation


Fall 2013 Homecoming

The 2013 Homecoming for CNAS alumni was held November 15, 2013, with an Alumni Lecture and Reception held in the Genomics Building. The Alumni Lecture was given by Michael A. Arthur (B.S. ‘71, M.S. ‘74, Geology; Ph.D. ‘79 Princeton, Geology/Geochemistry) who is Professor of Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University. His title was "Extinction! What Disappears and Why." You can view photos from the lecture and the reception HERE.

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