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Alumni dinner in New York

On January 7th, the newly formed New York chapter, enjoyed a visit by Chalmers’ Fundraising Director, Håkan Simonsen. This time, they met at the restaurant Dos Caminos on Manhattan. The five alumni who got together are very dedicated to keeping up the work and the next meeting is already being planned so stay tuned for […]

Club Emil in Silicon Valley

Club Emil Silicon Valley 12/14/2015 On Thursday, December 10, 2015 there were 12 Chalmers alumni, family and friends gathering for Club Emil ärtsoppa, pancakes and punsch at the beautiful residence of Peter Falk in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley. We had participation of employees from various local technology companies such as; Juniper, Flextronics, Apple, Siemens, MediaTek, startup […]

New Chapter in New York

A small but happy bunch, consisting of three Chalmers alumni, met up at a microbrewery outside New York City on October 27th to discuss the future of a new U.S. Friends chapter. They all agreed to meet again and get started on the chapter work for the greater New York area. A large number of alumni […]

Club Emil, Washington, D.C.

On Thursday, October 22nd, the U.S. Friends of Chalmers – Washington DC Chapter, organized a Club Emil event where the Chalmerists of Washington DC came together for some Yellow Peasoup, Swedish Pancakes, Punsch and singing…. We met just east of the capital, at the lovely home of one of the supporters of U.S. Friends of […]

Club Emil, Dallas

It was on a dark and rainy evening in October and the Dallas chapter of US Friends of Chalmers hosted a Club Emil event in Allen, TX. It was the 23rd of October to be exact and hurricane Patricia was bringing very steady rain over most of Texas. Gathered were local Chalmers alumni, friends and […]

T.G.I.T. (Thank God I’m Thirsty) in San Diego

12 Happy Chalmerister met at Casa Svedlund on Thursday Oct. 22. In addition to a call from the Washington “White House” with some solid singing of Chalmers songs we enjoyed celebrating our TGIT with good conversation and discussing how to best host the upcoming visit to San Diego by Chalmers new President and CEO, Stefan […]

Chalmers Born Global September 1, 2015

On Tuesday, September  U.S. Friends of Chalmers in collaboration with K&L Gates and SACC-San Francisco hosted a pitch event for Chalmers Born Global program. Born Global is an accelerator program, run by Chalmers University of Technology, for ambitious Swedish startups aspiring to go global. Leaders of the program are Henrik Berglund and Sören Sjölander, professors at […]

Report from Tierra Duffield, U.S. Friends scholarship recipient 2013

I entered Chalmers, and the city of Gothenburg, two years ago not really knowing what to expect. I did not have many preconceived notions about Sweden, except that it was very cold and dark in the winters. I cannot say it really ended up being that cold, and the winters were fairly dark, but the […]

Report from Mark Meurer, U.S. Friends scholarship recipient 2014

“It’s been a full year since I started attending Chalmers and the university has exceeded my expectations on all levels. All of my goals I wrote about last year were fulfilled and I am proud to call Gothenburg my new home. I have met amazing new lifetime friends that have become my second family and […]

Chalmers has a new President and CEO

As of August 1, Stefan Bengtsson is the new President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology. After four years as President of Malmö University, Stefan Bengtsson is once again a Gothenburg resident. Read article >>  

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