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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 >>  

Memorial Day weekend in Greensboro, NC

Memorial Day weekend, 2015, Greensboro, NC   We had a very successful Chalmers program in Greensboro N.C. Starting on Thursday 5/21 with U.S. Friends of Chalmers Club Emil, featuring the classic yellow peasoup, pancakes and punsch at the residence of Elena and Jean-Dominique Bonnet. This event generated about  $2,350 in revenues. The Dunhems were kind […]

Chalmers in New York

First we take Manhattan, then we take the world! Just a regular Wednesday in New York? Probably for most people, but those who were at the Red Rooster in Harlem on the night of Wednesday, May 20th would argue differently. Chalmers University of Technology, in cooperation with SACC New York, hosted an exceptional event featuring […]

Valborg in San Diego

US Friends of Chalmers – San Diego Chapter TGIT is growing! We  celebrated Valborg with 14 of us gathering for good conversations and singing at the home of Per and Marianne Svedlund on Thursday, April 30. We also celebrated the annual “mösspåtagning” with one white Chalmersmössa present and by singing Vintern Ra (more or less)!  […]

An exceptional event in Washington D.C.

  At an exceptional event at the House of Sweden in Washington DC, Chalmers had invited to a high-level discussion on conditions allowing universities to efficiently address challenges and enhance the impact by unleashing potential in a multi cross-disciplinary approach. Increased interaction with other actors in society opens for an entirely new role of universities. […]

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