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60th Annual Engineers Breakfast

The action-packed weekend starts here! Catch up with old classmates over breakfast and celebrate this year’s honorees.

Friday, November 3
- 8 to 10 a.m.
Student Union Memorial Center, North Ballroom
Tickets: $30

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If you are unable to attend in-person and would like to attend virtually, please register here.

2023 Homecoming Awards

Keynote Speaker & Alumna of the Year
Zoe Diana Draelos, MD (BS mechanical engineering, 1979: MD, 1983)
President, Dermatology Consulting Services, PLLC
Consulting Professor, Department of Dermatology, Duke University School of Medicine

"Invention at the Medical/Engineering Interface"

Outstanding Young Alumni Volunteer Award
Ryan Gapp (BS biomedical engineering, 2014)
Outstanding Young Alumni Volunteer Award
Vy Kieu (BS mechanical engineering, 2014)
Sidney S. Woods Alumni Service Award
Alex Reynoso (BS mining engineering, 1974)
Bear Down Award
Scott Sayles (BS civil engineering, 2000)

Alumni Happy Hour

Friday, November 3 - 5 to 7 p.m.
Gentle Ben's
(Space is limited)
Tickets: $10

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Engineering Homecoming Tailgate

Homecoming Tailgate

Remember those days of friends, food and fun before the big game? Relive those memories with your fellow alumni at the tailgate tent. We’ll have burgers, hot dogs, drinks and a cash bar. First come, first served.

Saturday, November 4 - Time TBD
The University of Arizona Mall (east side of Old Main)
Tickets: FREE

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Engineering Homecoming Tailgate
contact For College of Engineering Homecoming information, contact Development at 520.626.1741 or email

Departmental Events

Civil & Architectural Engineering & Mechanics

Centennial Awards Luncheon
Friday, Nov 3, 2023
Kachina Lounge at the UA Student Union
Check in 12:30 p.m. | Luncheon 1 p.m.
Advance purchase required.

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Annual CAEM Barbecue
Saturday, Nov 4, 2023 | Time is TBD – will begin 3 hours prior to kickoff.
Civil Engineering Building courtyard.  RSVP required.

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Materials Science & Engineering

Annual MSE BBQ
Saturday Nov 4, 2023 | 11 2 p.m.
Come see our NEW advanced materials and manufacturing lab spaces in the Applied Research Building!
Applied Research Building (North Courtyard) | 1420 E Helen St.
Please note NEW location and RSVP to Elsa Morales:

Mining & Geological Engineering

18th Annual W.C. Lacy Distinguished Lecture: Barbara Filas
Friday Nov 3, 2023 | 4 to 6 p.m.
Willard C. "Bill" Lacy, the first head of the combined Department of Mining and Geological Engineering at the University of Arizona. Barbara Filas, 1978 mining engineering graduate, will present the 2023 lecture.  A licensed professional engineer, NAE member, and third generation miner, Filas has worked on the far reaches of six continents and is internationally known for her expertise in environmental and social responsibility.

Systems & Industrial Engineering

Grad Slam
Friday, Nov 3, 2023 | 10 a.m. to noon 
Old Engineering Courtyard 
GradSlamXSIE is an opportunity for SIE Graduate students to showcase their innovative and groundbreaking research in a 3 minute competition-style presentations.
Contact Mia Schnaible with any questions:

Friday, Nov 3, 2023 | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Old Engineering Courtyard
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SIE Alumni & Friends Reception

Friday, Nov 3, 2023 | 5 to 9 p.m. 
Old Engineering Courtyard
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Wildcat for Life

50th Class Reunion

Learn more about Class of '73 Reunion events. Make sure to visit the Homecoming Hub reunion page.

You can make a gift in honor of your class, a cherished professor or your favorite program.

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50th Class Reunion

Campuswide Events

Visit the Arizona Alumni Association for further details on Homecoming events.

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