2019 Magistrale

 

EPFL held its annual Master’s degree graduation ceremony on Saturday, 5 October, at the SwissTech Convention Center, to celebrate its 1’028 new alumni. Welcome to the EPFL Alumni community. Photos © Stéphane Etter  

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Visiting sustainable neighborhood Hunziker in Zurich

 

(This guided tour was in French) L’association EPFL Alumni Suisse orientale organisait le 19 septembre 2019 une visite du quartier Hunziker de la coopérative d’habitation « Mehr als wohnen » à Zurich-Leutschenbach. Projeté et construit entre 2010 et 2015 au cours d’un processus participatif, le quartier Hunziker propose de nouvelles formes d’habitat qui tentent non seulement de… Read more »

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Discovering Luzern

 

L’antenne EPFL Alumni Suisse Orientale organisait une visite de Lucerne le 7 septembre 2019. Le matin fut consacré à une visite guidée du KKL, bâtiment culturel multifonctionnel construit selon les plans de Jean Nouvel et comprenant une salle de concert dont l’acoustique est considérée comme exceptionnelle. L’après-midi, les participants ont pu prendre part à une Schnitzeljagd (course au… Read more »

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Visiting Mont-Miné and Ferpècle Glaciers

 

EPFL Alumni VD-VS chapter organized a visit of the glaciers of Ferpècle and Mount Miné, in Val d’Hérens, on August 31st, 2019. Focusing on global warming, this visit was a unique opportunity to realize on the ground the evolutions of the landscape and the glaciers. Accompanied by two experts – Hans-Ruedi Pfeifer, Prof. UNIL geology and… Read more »

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Visit of the LEB Tunnel

 

(Visit in French) L’antenne EPFL Alumni VD-VS organisait le 7 août 2019 une visite du chantier du futur tunnel du LEB (train Lausanne-Echallens-Bercher), suivie d’un apéro-réseautage. Nous avons été reçus par Michael Chatelan, chef de projet et alumnus EPFL (GC’09) et par le médiateur riverains du chantier, Robert Bruchez. Nous avons été 25 à bénéficier de… Read more »

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EPFL Turns 50! Celebrations with Nathalie Fontana in Shanghai

 

In honour of EPFL’50th anniversary, many celebrations took place throughout 2019 to look back on EPFL’s major achievements and ahead to the future. Hence this informal gathering on July 12, 2019 with Nathalie Fontana, Director of Philanthropy EPFL, was the moment for alumni in Shanghai to learn about the most important activities around the 50th anniversary,… Read more »

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Summer Networking Aperitif in Lausanne

 

On July 30, 2019, the alumni had the opportunity to enjoy the summer on a nice rooftop terrace in Lausanne for an evening of exchange and networking.  

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Guided Tour of the Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine

 

On July 19, 2019, the EPFL Alumni German chapter organised a guided Tour of the Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in Berlin. The MDC carries out basic biomedical research with the aim of understanding the molecular basis of health and disease, and translating these findings as quickly as possible into clinical application. The… Read more »

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Visit of the European Space Agency Center in Noordwijk

 

About 30 participants could enjoy an interesting display of lectures and demonstrations of some of the activities carried out at the European Space Research Technology Center (ESTEC) site in Noordwijk on June 20, 2019. The visit was organised by the EPFL Alumni Dutch chapter and the ETHZ alumni were also invited. ESA, the European Space… Read more »

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Züri Fäscht celebration with alumni

 

The EPFL Alumni Eastern Switzerland association organized an event to watch the fireworks show of the Züri Fäscht on the MS Linth of the ZSG fleet on Friday July, 5 2019. The Züri Fäscht takes place every three years on the first weekend of July in Zurich. More than two million people gather on the… Read more »

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