Sesquicentennial Events

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As part of the University of Illinois Sesquicentennial, the School of Chemical Sciences, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and the Department of Chemistry are planning a weekend on campus for alumni and friends.


Schedule of events

Friday, October 6, 2017

9:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
9:30 am Coffee, light refreshments (1025 Chem Annex)
10:00 am Rededication of Chemistry Annex (1024 Chem Annex)
11:30 am Box Lunches (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
12:30 pm Career Panel Discussion with ACS Women Chemist Committee (1024 Chem Annex)
1:30 pm Light refreshments (1025 Chem Annex)
2:00 pm Herb Gutowsky Citation for Chemical Breakthrough (1024 Chem Annex)
6:00 pm Reception (Alice Campbell Alumni Center)
(REGISTRATION available during reception)
7:00 pm Banquet Dinner (Alice Campbell Alumni Center)

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:30 am - 1:00 pm Registration (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
8:30 am Coffee, light refreshments (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
9:00 am Kickoff (100 Noyes Lab)
10:00 am Break, refreshments (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
10:15 am History of ChBE Panel Discussion (100 Noyes Lab)
11:15 am History of Chemistry Panel Discussion (100 Noyes Lab)
12:00 pm Box Lunches (Chemistry Library, 170 Noyes Lab)
1:00 pm Chemistry Annex Discussion (100 Noyes Lab)
2:00 pm SCS Facilities Tour (165 Noyes Lab)
6:00 pm Reception (Alice Campbell Alumni Center)
7:00 pm Buffet Dinner (Alice Campbell Alumni Center)

 


Hotel Information

A variety of hotel options are available at special rates. Book by Sept. 5 to take advantage.


Registration Information

Please register online by Friday, Sept. 22.


Share your memories

We invite you to share memories of your time on campus through the SCS Sesquicentennial History form.