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Faculty & College Events

Faculty and college tours, luncheons, speaker panels and receptions are the heart of Homecoming week.

*Faculty-specific events are listed in alphabetical order.

** Registration and ticket purchases for all Homecoming events can be done online.


Faculty of Arts

Psychological Service Centre Open House
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: Psychological Service Centre, 161 Dafoe

The Psychological Service Centre will be open for tours and light refreshments will be served.

For information, contact the Psychological Service Centre at 204-474-9222 or psc@umanitoba.ca.

 On-line registration for the PSC open house is now closed, however last minute registration for the event is still available by calling the PSC at 204-474-9222 or by emailing psc@umanitoba.ca.

Clinical Psychology Training Program/Psychological Service Centre –  50th Anniversary Reception
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: Cocktails at 6:00pm, Dinner at 7:00pm
Location: Marshall McLuhan Hall, UMSU University Centre

Please join us to celebrate the past 50 years of training excellence. Keynote speaker is Dr. Jim Nickels, the first Director of Clinical Training and Director of the Psychological Service Centre (a dual role from 1968-1971).

For information, contact the Department of Psychology Office at 204-474-9338 or psych-info@lists.umanitoba.ca.

Ticket sales are now closed.  However, last-minute purchases can be made by contacting the Psychology Department at 204-474-6378.

Back to School
Dates: September 27 & 28

Faculty members in Arts open up their classrooms for alumni to attend a class to see first-hand how teaching has changed! Or not! No RSVP is necessary but please introduce yourself to the instructor at the start of the class. A listing of what classes are available is posted on the website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/alumni/BackToSchool.html.


I.H. Asper School of Business

Retirement Reception with Mary Brabston and Asper Alumni
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Location: James W. Burns Executive Education Centre; 177 Lombard Ave, 2nd Floor
All I. H. Asper School of Business alumni are encouraged to attend!

Please join us in celebrating the retirement of Dr. Mary Brabston after nearly 20 years with the Asper School. Mary was incredibly involved with students during her tenure and we look forward to sharing our memories with her over refreshments.

Get tickets for the I.H. Asper School of Business Retirement Reception with Mary Brabston.


Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education Homecoming Reception
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: 224 Education Building

Please join us in celebrating the opening of the new science labs followed by a panel discussion on the theme of inclusivity, titled: “Is Education in Manitoba Inclusive Enough? Where we were, where we are and where we want to be.” The event will start at 5:00 pm with a reception.

Contact Information:
Name: Charlie McDougall
Phone: 204-474-7402
Email: charlie.mcdougall@umanitoba.ca

Get tickets for the Faculty of Education Reception & Panel.


Faculty of Engineering

IEEQ Celebrates 15 Years
Date: September 27, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: 75 Chancellors Circle, EITC Atrium

Get tickets for IEEQ Celebrates 15 Years.

Celebration of the Faculty of Engineering
Date: September 28, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm reception
Location: 75 Chancellors Circle, EITC Atrium

Get tickets for the Celebration of the Faculty of Engineering.


Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Homecoming Celebrating the NRI’s 50th Anniversary
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Hanley Hall, St. Paul’s College

Please join the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources in celebrating the Natural Resources Institute’s 50th Anniversary during Homecoming week. The event will feature a series of five short talks from alumni, posters highlighting ongoing research from students and faculty as well as light refreshments. The event will start at 2:00 pm with a meet and greet, followed by alumni presentations.

Alumni presenters include:  Gord Jones, Gerald Farthing, Vicky Cole, Teresa Looy, and Pepper Pritty.

Tours of the NRI faculties will be available, please contact Dalia Naguib by email at Dalia.Naguib@umanitoba.ca to confirm your interest in a tour.

The Natural Resources Institute is also hosting a 50th Anniversary dinner on Saturday, October 27th.  Buy tickets at umanitoba.ca/institutes/nri50.


Rady Faulty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Dean’s Homecoming Breakfast & Tours
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 8:30 am registration, 9:00 am formal program begins
Location: 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg MB – Brodie Atrium

Tours to follow the breakfast. All Rady Faculty of Health Sciences alumni are encouraged to attend.

Get tickets for the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Breakfast.

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry Alumni of Distinction Awards Evening
Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm cocktails, 7:00 pm dinner
Location: 222 Broadway, Fort Garry Hotel

Tickets are $150, to reserve yours today, please visit www.umdaa.ca

For further information please contact 204-988-5300 ext. or email umdaa@manitobadentist.ca

College of Nursing 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Welcome Tour & Reception
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Helen Glass Centre, University of Manitoba

Cocktails followed by dinner and keynote address by Dr. Linda Kristjanson AO [BN/77, MN/83]
Vice-Chancellor & President of Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm cocktails, 7:00 pm dinner
Location: UMSU University Centre, University of Manitoba

Join us during the University of Manitoba’s Homecoming week to celebrate the accomplishments of the past and look to the future while reconnecting with former classmates and faculty.

Buy tickets for the College of Nursing Faculty Tours and Dinner.

College of Rehabilitation Sciences Homecoming Dinner and Reception
Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm registration, 6:00 pm buffet dinner
Location: 715 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB – Buhler Atrium
Cost: Alumni will receive a complimentary ticket, guest tickets are $50 per person

Buy tickets for the College of Rehabilitation Sciences Dinner.

Tours of the faculty will be offered at 4:00 pm, please contact Maribel Abrenica by email at Maribel.Abrenica@umanitoba.ca to confirm your interest in a tour.

Max Rady College of Medicine

Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture in Medicine and Society: Health equity & homelessness: Our collective responsibility
Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Bannatyne Campus
Dr. Turnbull is the medical director, Ottawa Inner City Health. He has held many leadership roles in Canadian medicine and medical education. In 2018, he stepped down as chief of staff of the Ottawa Hospital to devote more time to working with people who experience homelessness.

Click here for more info.


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Homecoming Wine & Cheese
Celebrating the graduating classes of 1973 & 1978

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: Active Living Centre, Agora, Fort Garry Campus
Complimentary light snacks provided.

Please RSVP following the link below:
http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/kinrec/homecoming_class-of_1973.html 

 


Faculty of Law

Robson Hall Faculty of Law Homecoming Reception 
Date: Thursday, September 27
Time: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Location: Law Society of Manitoba, 200-260 St. Mary Avenue

Get tickets for the Robson Hall Faculty of Law Homecoming Reception.


Desautels Faculty of Music

Desautels Faculty of Music Homecoming Concert
Date: Wednesday, September 26
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm, with a cocktail reception beginning at 9:00 pm
Location: Tache Arts Complex
This event is open to all University of Manitoba community members!

Get tickets for the Desautels Faculty of Music Homecoming Concert.


Faculty of Science

Making the Invisible, Visible: Discoveries Between Art & Science – Homecoming Luncheon
Date: Tuesday, September 25
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Marshall McLuhan Hall, UMSU University Centre

American Artist, Rebbeca Kamen’s work explores the nexus of art and science informed by wide-ranging research into cosmology, history, philosophy, and various scientific fields. She has investigated scientific rare books and manuscripts at the libraries of the American Philosophical Society, the Chemical Heritage Foundation, and most recently the Cajal Institute in Madrid, utilizing these significant scientific collections as a catalyst in the creation of her work. Presented by the Faculty of Science, and STEAM UManitoba.

Get tickets for the Faculty of Science Homecoming Luncheon.

Fundamental Science as a Launchpad to Innovation: Shawn Qu, MSc/90 – “The Future of Solar Energy”
Date: Friday, September 28
Time:  2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Robert Schultz Lecture Theatre, St. John’s College

Dr. Shawn Qu, MSc/90 is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power companies. A proud alumnus of the University of Manitoba, he completed his master’s degree in physics as a university scholarship recipient. From humble beginnings in China, Dr. Qu’s extraordinary story is of an immigrant who came to Canada to advance his education, then created from scratch what has become one of the world’s largest and most successful solar energy firms. Hear him speak and share his story in the Faculty of Science’s first session of the 2018/19 Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: Fundamental Science as a Launchpad to Innovation.

All are welcome to attend. Refreshments to follow.

Get tickets for Fundamental Science as a Launchpad to Innovation.


Faculty of Social Work

Celebrating 75 Years & Award Presentations
Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 5:15 pm reception, 6:00 pm formal program
Location: 340 Provencher Boulevard, Centre culturel franco-manitobain

The evening will include:
• Our Past & Our Future: Reflecting on 75 Years of Social Work Education
Helen Mann 50th Anniversary Award: The Faculty of Social Work Faculty Council created the award in the fall of 1992 to recognize “a person or organization who or which has made an outstanding contribution to the Social Work profession and/or to the field of social work in general in the Province of Manitoba.”
Faculty of Social Work Field Instruction Award: This award honours the commitment and dedication of field instructors who have provided longstanding service to students, their agency and the social work community; and for the promotion of social work values and good practice in the Province of Manitoba.

Get tickets for the Faculty of Social Work 75th Anniversary and Awards Celebration.


St. John’s College

Lunch & Lively
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Cross Common Room, St. John’s College

Nicole Courrier:  Into the Vault: Exploring the history of the St John’s College rare book collection at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

The talk will explore how St John’s College, a small institution in the late nineteenth century in Western Canada, came to acquire a rare book collection from England. In 1979, the College rare book collection was then deposited at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. Since then, many of the books in the collection have been consulted for both research and general interest. One book in particular, sparked even international attention. Rare books from the collection will be on display to view and discuss.

The cost of the lunch is by donation. Please email by September 16th to Jill.Stafford@umanitoba.ca to reserve your seat and advise of any allergies or food restrictions.

 


Bisons Sports

Bison’s Homecoming Football Game
U of M Bisons vs. the Regina Rams

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm tailgate party, 2:00 pm kick off
Location: Investors Group Field

Buy tickets for the Bison’s Homecoming Football Game.

 


Office of Sustainability

Normalizing Sustainability: Using a social practice approach to encourage behavioural changes
Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Location: Robert B. Schultz Theatre, St. John’s College, 91 Ralph Campbell Road
$5 per person

Dr. John Robinson is the 2018 recipient of the University of Manitoba’s Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor Award. As part of Dr. Robinson’s visit, he will be giving a public lecture titled Normalizing Sustainability. Join us for an inspirational evening with Dr. Robinson, followed by a networking event with refreshments.

Buy tickets for Dr. Robinson’s lecture.

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