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University of Manitoba Homecoming. Online and on campus. September 22 to 25.

Celebrate Homecoming 2021 anywhere you are

Register for virtual or in-person events Sep 22-25

September 3, 2021 — 

Homecoming is back! This time-honoured UM tradition brings everyone together to celebrate what it means to be part of the University of Manitoba community.

This year, we’re thrilled to be offering a mix of virtual and in-person programming from Sep 22-25, with something for everyone. Whether you’re alumni, students, faculty and staff, or friends, join us for this four-day celebration featuring more than 20 university, faculty and college events.

Some of this year’s highlights include:

Homecoming Concert
A Homecoming mainstay! Featuring performances by students and faculty of the Desautels Faculty of Music. The first 100 Winnipeg-based UM community members to register will receive imperial cookies and tea from UM alumna-owned High Tea Bakery. VIRTUAL EVENT

Homecoming Trivia Night
Get ready to answer questions about UM, pop culture, geography, and general knowledge with a chance to win great prizes. VIRTUAL EVENT

Indigenous Homecoming: “Home is where your people are”
Join Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous) in conversation with Indigenous filmmaker and alumna Sonya Ballantyne [BA(Hons.]/08]. VIRTUAL EVENT

From Pandemic to Endemic: What does the future hold?
Join UM President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Michael Benarroch as he speaks with local thought-leaders on what it will look like when COVID-19 becomes endemic. Panellists include UM alumni:   

  • Jo Ann Unger [MA/04, PhD/12] – Clinical Psychologist and President, Manitoba Psychological Society 
  • Joss Reimer [MD/08, MPH/13] – Medical Lead for Manitoba’s Vaccine Implementation Task Force & Medical Director, Population and Public Health, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 
  • Marcia Anderson [MD/02] – Public Health Lead, Manitoba First Nations Pandemic Response Coordination Team; Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health and Executive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs, Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Dodie Jordaan [BA/09] –  Executive Director, Ka Ni Kanichihik and Board Chair, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Homecoming Football Game
Hosted by Ace Burpee, with exciting giveaways and stellar halftime show entertainment. Tickets and parking are free! IN PERSON EVENT.

Faculty events
From fireside chats to tours and alumni celebrations, check out the nearly two dozen events hosted by UM faculties, colleges and departments.

Check out the full Homecoming 2021 schedule, and register for your favourite events now!


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