February 09, 2016

Basel: 2016 Schedule of Events

Dear Alumni

Also this year, we have big plans. We outlined the program for 2016. Not all the dates are absolutely confirmed. But the program below should help you to choose the events you are interested to take part, and to save some of the dates.

Basel Chapter 2016 Events:

Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Happy Hour Spring 2016
We meet for drinks, maybe dinner, talks and networking. Join in to meet your alumni friends, or find interesting and engaged people with a common interest. Location: Volkshaus Brasserie Basel.
See details.

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 10:00 am
Lecture by Johanna Fassl - CANCELED: Due to the lack of responce to our survey
The Columbia faculty, Johanna Fassl, Professor of Art History and Visual Communication at Franklin University in Lugano, will have an exclusive lecture for Columbia alumni about War-Photography. We meet at Breite Hotel in the conference room. You will be able to have a brunch after the lecture.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm
Basel Ivy League Gathering
The Basel Chapter of the MIT Club of Switzerland is again hosting a bowling evening. Alumni from Cornell, Columbia, Yale and Oxbridge are invited to join. We meet at the Bowling Centre Basel.ö
See details.

Saturday or Sunday, June 18/19, 2016
Alumni Guided Tour at Design Miami
The global design forum Design Miami occurs alongside the Art Basel fair. Columbia alumni are exclusively invited to a guided tour through the fair. The admission fee will be offered by the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), and therefore without charge.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Columbia Connects: Happy Hour
We meet for drinks, maybe dinner, talks and networking. Join in to meet your alumni friends, or find interesting and engaged people with a common interest. We would like to open this gathering to the other Ivy League Schools in Basel. Location: Will be announced.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Family Outing to the Foundation Fernet-Branca
We invite our alumni and their families to join us visiting the Foundation Fernet-Branca in Saint-Louis FR. This event will be tailored especially for families, but you will be welcome also alone, or with company.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm
End-of-Year-Gathering at the Basel Christmas Market
Join us for drinks, dinner and talks at “Zum Isaak” in Basel, after you roamed the booths at the Christmas Marked on the Muenster square.

Philippe Waelle
President Basel chapter

Corinna Grisostomi
Events Officer

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  • commented 2016-04-20 07:33:49 +0200
    What great bunch of events! Columbia Connects: Happy Hour which will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm appeals to me the most. I would like to offers some ideas for activities to do on the meeting, Check my blog http://essaydune.com/blog/page/2/ and share your feedback, friends.