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Faculty & College Events

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

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*Faculty-specific events are listed in alphabetical order.

I.H. Asper School of Business

Celebrate 30 Years of the Career Development Centre
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Room 254 Drake Centre

Cake and light refreshments will be served

Join us to share stories and celebrations as we look back at 30 years of the Asper School of Business’ Career Development Centre.

Connect with alumni, students and employers, as well as staff and faculty who continue to ensure our students are ready for the workforce.
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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences


Dean’s Homecoming Breakfast
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 8:30 am registration, 9:00 am formal program begins
Location: 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg MB – Brodie Atrium

All Rady Faculty of Health Sciences alumni who are celebrating milestone reunions are encouraged to attend.
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Alumni of Distinction Awards Evening
Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm cocktails, 7:00 pm dinner
Location: 222 Broadway, Fort Garry Hotel

Tribute to the Class of 1969

Tickets are $150, to reserve yours today,
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For further information please contact 204-988-5300 ext.4 or email


Homecoming Dinner and Reception
Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm registration, 6:30 pm buffet dinner. Tours & networking session 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Ambassador Room A, Canad Inns Health Sciences Centre, 720 William Avenue
Cost: Alumni will receive a complimentary ticket, guest tickets are $50 per person
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Tours of the faculty will be offered at 4:00 pm, please contact Maribel Abrenica by email at

Max Rady College of Medicine

Med Class of 1972 Arnold Naimark Lecture

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Bannatyne Campus, University of Manitoba
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Faculty of Law

Robson Hall 50th Anniversary at the Fort Garry Campus and Homecoming Reception

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Robson Hall, Faculty of Law building, 224 Dysart Road, Fort Garry Campus, University of Manitoba

Fifty years ago, Robson Hall was formally opened as the Faculty of Law building on the Fort Garry Campus. Come walk through these halls once more to see how they have changed, and meet current students and faculty members. Join us for a reception and building tours at 5:00 pm with formal program and Time Capsule opening beginning at 6:00 pm. We can’t wait to see what the faculty and students of 1969 left for us to discover! Please RSVP by September 5th. If you have any questions please contact
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St. John’s College

Lunch & Lively Conversations
Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Cross Common Room, St. John’s College

Dr Annette Desmarais, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Social Justice and Food Sovereignty will speak on “Food Sovereignty”.

Please RSVP by Sept 13th to to reserve your seat and advise of any allergies or food restrictions. Cost of buffet lunch by donation.


Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education Homecoming Reception and Panel Discussion

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Reception Time: 6:30 pm in Room 200
Presentation and Panel Discussion: 7:00 pm in Room 290 Lecture Hall
Location: Room 200 and Room 290, Education Building, 71 Curry Place

Please join us for a panel discussion on the theme of anxiety, titled: “Where Have You Been? Conversations About Anxiety & School Refusal” The event will start at 6:30 pm with a reception.

Contact Information:
Name: Charlie McDougall
Phone: 204-474-7402
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Faculty of Engineering

Grand Opening of the Stanley Pauley Engineering Building!
Tour the new space, connect with fellow alumni, faculty, staff and members of the Engineering community, discover the exciting student and faculty projects underway including a high-performance formula race car and a cube satellite to be launched into space. Join us in celebrating the opening of our newest building and the generosity of many who contributed to this important project for the University of Manitoba.

Event details:

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Reception Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm; program begins at 3:30 pm
Location: 97 Dafoe Road, Stanley Pauley Engineering Building

Refreshments will be served. This event is complimentary.

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

Homecoming Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of CEOS
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm, Reception at 7:30 pm
Location: Wallace Building

Please join the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources in celebrating the Center for Earth Observation Science’s 25th Anniversary during Homecoming week with a panel of speakers at 6:30 pm, and a reception starting at 7:30 pm.

Tours of the CEOS facilities on the 5th floor on Wallace will be available on Thursday, September 19, please contact Celia Mellinger by email at to confirm your interest in a tour.

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Desautels Faculty of Music Homecoming Concert

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Doors Open: 7:00 pm,  Concert: 7:30 pm
Reception: 9:00 pm
Location: Desautels Faculty of Music, 136 Dafoe Road

This event is open to all University of Manitoba community members!

Set in the breathtaking atrium of the beautiful Desautels Faculty of Music building, joing us and Dean Edward Jurkowski for a “progressive concert” of exceptional student and faculty performances. Enjoy a music-filled night featuring our choir, wind and jazz ensembles, as well as vocal, instrumental and multi-media performances. Stay for the post-concert reception to mingle with performers, faculty and alumni. You won’t want to miss this longstanding Homecoming tradition!

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Bisons Sports

Homecoming Tailgate Party 

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: TBD

Family fun and a great way to get in the spirit!
Join us from 12:30 pm -2:00 pm for a family fun with with Billy the Bison, Mini U, music, games,bouncy castles and more. Your game ticket gets you in!


Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, September 21 – Kick-off at 2:00 pm
Tickets: $10 for UM Alumni, UM Students and fans 17 and under are free
*Includes access to the Bison Tailgate Party 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Dig out your brown and gold, show your U of M spirit and cheer on the Bisons as they take on the UBC Thunderbirds at Investors Group Field.

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Open Farm Day at the Farm and Food Discovery Centre

Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: TBD
Location: Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre, located at the Glenlea Research Station 15 km south of Winnipeg on Highway 75

Sunday, September 15 is Open Farm Day and the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre will throw open its doors to the public and to our alumni. Come experience this interactive facility which explores modern food production, from the farm to your fork.  You can peek into a pig barn, see the inner workings of a beehive, check out the robotic milker in the dairy barn, make ice cream and learn all about agriculture in Manitoba. The Centre will be open 10 am to 4 pm free of charge. Pork on a bun served by Manitoba Pork midday while supplies last. Located at the Glenlea Research Station 15 km south of Winnipeg on Highway 75.

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