Reunion Weekend

OCTOBER 7-9, 2016

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

F&ES alumni from all classes and their families are invited to join us!

This year we will be celebrating the classes of 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966, 1961, 1956…

Register here today!

Get in touch with your classmates. We can help you find them.
Obtain expert travel advice from the Yale Office of Sustainability. Visit for travel options including trains, planes, and local mass transit.

Arrange lodging for your group near F&ES.

Don’t just think about it.


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Lodging Information

OMNI New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Book online or call (203) 772-6664
The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 503-3900
New Haven Hotel
229 George Street, New Haven, CT, 06510
Book online or call (800) 644-6835
Courtyard New Haven at Yale
30 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 777-6221
La Quinta Inn & Suites
400 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (203) 562-1111
New Haven Village Suites
3 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Book online or call (800) 488-4771
Vacation Rentals by Owner
Search for dozens of rooms, apartments, and houses around New Haven!

Reunion Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 7

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Pre-Reunion Field Trip to Yale-Myers Forest

Limited to 35 participants – register early to reserve your spot!

Friday Afternoon Tours and Activities

On-campus special tours, service project, and gatherings. Details coming soon!

5:00 p.m. – Welcoming Remarks by New F&ES Dean, Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall

5:30 p.m. – TGIF, Knobloch Environment Center, 3rd Floor, Kroon Hall

Kick off Reunion Weekend at a huge TGIF (Thank God I'm a Forester) with alumni, faculty, students, and staff.

Attention, kids! Watch a movie on the big screen in Burke Auditorium with popcorn and drinks during TGIF. Don't forget to bring a parent to supervise you!

7:30 p.m. – Class Dinners and Gatherings On Your Own

Coordinate with your friends and classmates to catch up during a memorable night in New Haven.

Saturday, October 8

All events in Kroon Hall, unless otherwise noted.

8:30 a.m. – Breakfast

A great time to find your friends, meet other alumni, and get ready for the day.

9:00 a.m. – Welcome

9:30 a.m. – Seminars by Distinguished Alumnus and Prospect Street Award Recipients

  • Guillermo Castilleja '83 M.F.S., '91 Ph.D.
  • Jennifer Greenfeld '91 M.F.S.
  • Bram Gunther '91 M.E.M.

11:00 a.m. – Reunion Weekend 2016 Keynote Address by Majora Carter

Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation and successful implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects and policies.

12:15 p.m. – Alumni Awards Luncheon

2:00 p.m. – Guided Tours, Field Trips, and Activities

Special tours, field trips, and activities – on campus and beyond. Details coming soon!

Additional Fun and Free Activities in New Haven

  • Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • East Rock Park
  • Edgerton Park and Gardens
  • Yale Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art
  • Sterling Memorial Nave
  • Grove Street Cemetery

Class of 2011 departs for Great Mountain Forest Camp for the five-year class overnight trip – not to be missed!

5:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception

6:30 p.m. – Harvest Dinner, Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall

A true New England experience family-friendly harvest meal, décor, and music.

Sunday, October 9

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. – Brunch and Tour of Yale Farm

Hosted by the Yale Sustainable Food Program – breakfast goodies, local seasonal fruit, breakfast breads, orchard preserves, hot and cold beverages, talk and tour of the Farm – families welcome!

Who's Attending

Add your name to the list register today!

Eric Vermeiren
Sheena Zhang

Hayley Fink

Margaret Arbuthnot
Eliza Cava
Efrie Friedlander
Alyssa Go
Chris Kieran
Danielle Miley
Tina Schneider
Randy Strobo
Grant Tolley

Kathryn Au

Charlotte Kaiser

Tehmina Akhtar
Anamaria Aristizabal
Joel Creswell
Reilly Dibner
Konstantine Drakonakis
Sue Ely
Yukiko Ichishima
Perrine Punwani
Kristen Welsh-Unwala

Tim Northrop

Michael Benjamin
Kristen Clothier
Heather Langford
Georgia Silvera Seamans

Namrita Kapur

David Casagrande
Derek Halberg
Andrea Lee
Alison Ormsby
Katie Paris
Ryan Valdez
Peter Yolles

Fiona Watt

Susan Brodie
Margo Burnham
Gillian Davies
Bram Gunther
Jennifer Greenfeld
Kim Locke
Gwen Thomas

Mark Dillenbeck

Guillermo Castilleja

Flip Dibner
Diane Renshaw
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