University-wide events

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Faculty, college and department events

Bisons

Bisons Football Alumni Homecoming Brunch
September 24
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Pinnacle Room at Investors Group Field

This year's gathering will honour the 1962 football team. The group consisted of 36 players and was led by head coach George Depres.

Tickets: $125 for individuals or $1250 for a table - includes the brunch, pre-game party at the Rum Hut, entrance to the homecoming football game and post-game celebration at the St. Norbert Hotel.

Registration has closed for this event. Thanks for attending!

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

Research talks from around the faculty
September 21, 4 p.m.
223 Wallace Building

Join us for a panel of talks on "Perspectives on Changing Environments."

  • Ricardo Silva, Assistant Professor of Sedimentology in Earth Sciences - “Lessons from oceans never sailed: What can Earth Sciences teach us about climate change?”
  • Nicola Koper, Professor, Associate Head of Natural Resources Institute - “Impacts of lockdowns on wildlife and how we can move towards a greener post-covid world”
  • Bruce Erickson, Associate Professor in Environment & Geography - “'Everything is Dangerous': Lessons for a Crisis Prone World”

We’ll also hear an update from the Earth Sciences field school. Refreshments will follow.

Registration has closed for this session. Thank you for attending!

College of Nursing

College Tour
September 24, 1 p.m.
Helen Glass Centre for Nursing

Open to all nursing alumni.

Registration has closed for this event.

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry

UMDAA Alumni of Distinction Awards
September 23
Cocktails: 6 p.m.
Dinner: 7 p.m.
Fort Garry Hotel

The University of Manitoba Dental Alumni Association in partnership with the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene Alumni Association is pleased to present their annual celebration of alumni.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

Extended Education

The Canadian Skills Agenda – what university alumni should know about the future of work (deciphering fact from fiction)
September 21, 3 p.m. CT
Virtual

Yvonne Kinley from Economic Development Winnipeg joins Extended Education’s Acting Dean Rod Lastra and Manager of Program Delivery Paul Jenkins to discuss what you need to know about the future of work.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

Faculty of Architecture

Landscape Architecture 50th Anniversary Gathering
September 23, 5:00 p.m.
Centre Space, John A. Russell Building

Alumni reception, building tours and presentation - more info visit.

Registration for this event has closed.


Artist Talk and Opening
September 22, 12:30 p.m.
Arch2 Gallery, Architecture 2 Building

Gallery exhibition: Craig Milliken (1969 B.E.S., 1975 M.L.Arch.)

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

Faculty of Arts

Tony T.K. Lau Lecture on Contemporary China: China and US Economic Warfare: More Gain Than Pain
September 22, 3 p.m. CT
John J. Conklin Theatre, University of Manitoba

Dr. Gregory Chin, York University, will give the inaugural Tony T. K. Lau Lecture on Contemporary China, presenting his research on how and why the trade war between the United States and China, and the spin-off into industrial rivalry, and financial warfare have hurt US economic interests, without seriously damaging China’s economic standing, or addressing the US economic concerns that the economic warfare was meant to solve. Reception to follow.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!


Public Forum on Values for a Liveable City
September 22, 7 p.m.
Manitoba Planetarium

Hosted by the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics. This forum brings together four people – Brent Bellamy, Jino Distasio, Hazel Borys and Leslie Spillett - who have thought carefully about community priorities. Before voting for Winnipeg’s next mayor and city councillors, let’s have a serious public discussion of the problems facing our community and the priorities that should guide the new municipal government as they grapple with the task of shaping our collective future.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!


The Paul Buteux Memorial Lecture: Caught in Conflict: Seeking justice for survivors of gender-based crimes in war
September 21, 7 p.m.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Join Dr. Valerie Oosterveld from Western University for her lecture Caught in Conflict: Seeking justice for survivors of gender-based crimes in war. Hosted by the Centre for Defence and Security Studies.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

 

Faculty of Education

The Radical Promise of Education in the Face of Climate Crisis
September 21, 6:30 p.m.
Education Building, Room 200

Join us for the Faculty of Education Homecoming reception where Scholarship and Teaching Award Recipients will be recognized. The evening will follow with the keynote lecture “The Radical Promise of Education on the Face of Climate Change” presented by Dr. Alysha Farrell [BEd/98, MEd/12,PhD/17] (Brandon University), University of Manitoba alum.

Registration for this event has closed. Thank you for attending!

Faculty of Law

Celebrating 50 years of the UM Community Law Centre (UMCLC)
September 21, 5 p.m.
Virtual

The Faculty of Law Homecoming will take place virtually on Zoom so that alumni across the world can attend. This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University of Manitoba’s Community Law Centre (UMCLC). This event is in collaboration with Legal Aid Manitoba. More details to come.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

Faculty of Science

Hidden Math in Card Games
September 24, 9 - 10 a.m.
W230 Duff Roblin Building - Eureka Centre

Have you ever wondered how some card games and tricks work? In this workshop, not only can you try a few popular card games but also test your skills at the serious math behind their design.

Registration has closed for this event.


Faculty of Science Tour 1
September 24, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
University of Manitoba Quad (additional details to be provided to registrants by email)

Map of UM Fort Garry Campus with the meeting place marked on the quad.

Want to hear how the fledgling science persevered through fires, explosions and being split between campuses to become one of the leading research universities in Canada? This guided tour leads you around the Faculty of Science and not only goes over the histories of he departments and buildings but also the current research being undertaken.

Registration has closed for this event.


Crazy Chemistry Show
September 24, 10:45 - 11:15 a.m. 
200 Armes Lecture Theater

Join us for an energetic chemistry demonstration! Please note, this show contains loud bangs and flashing lights.

Registration has closed for this event.


Faculty of Science Tour 2
September 24, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
University of Manitoba Quad (additional details to be provided to registrants by email)

Map of UM Fort Garry Campus with the meeting place marked on the quad.

Want to hear how the fledgling science persevered through fires, explosions and being split between campuses to become one of the leading research universities in Canada? This guided tour leads you around the Faculty of Science and not only goes over the histories of he departments and buildings but also the current research being undertaken.

Registration has closed for this event.


Math Hub
September 24, 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
W230 Duff Roblin Building - Eureka Centre

Do you think math is scary? Drop in to try some of our family friendly activities and we might change your mind! Enjoy the games or challenge yourself to figure out how math makes them work.

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Buller Greenhouse Open House
September 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Armes link closes to the Buller Building

Stop by and check out the Greenhouse while you're on campus.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Alumni Reception
September 23, 2 p.m.
EITC Atrium

Join the Dean for some appetizers, refreshments, cash bar and a special announcement.

Registration has closed for this event. Thanks for attending!


Family Open House with WISE Kid-Netic Energy
September 24, 10 a.m.
EITC Atrium

Join us for a couple fun children's activities, some light snacks and refreshments and student-led tours of our complex.

Registration has closed for this event.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dean's Breakfast

September 24
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program begins: 9 a.m.
Brodie Atrium

This event is for Rady Faculty of Health Sciences alumni who are celebrating milestone reunions.

Registration has closed for this event.

School of Art

Exhibition - Eduardo Aquino: TAPUME
Exhibit: August 25 to October 14, 2022

Exhibition - Moving Matter: Between Rock and Stone
Exhibit: August 11 to October 14, 2022

Join us for a reception on Thursday, September 22, 5-8 p.m.
School of Art Gallery

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!


MFA Alumni Exhibition: In Search of Lost Times
Exhibit: September 21 – October 4
School of Art Student Gallery 

Join us for a reception on Wednesday, September 21, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Registration has closed for this event. Thank you for attending!

St John's College

Indigenous Knowledge in the Healing Garden
Thursday, September 22, St John's College
Blessing, smudging and sharing circle: 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Vince Solomon (Urban Indigenous Ministry Developer) in the Healing Garden at SJC
*In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place in the SJC Chapel*
Luncheon: 12 p.m.

Join us for lunch and a presentation by Dana Wood (Registered Herbalist and Clinician) who will share her knowledge on traditional medicinal plants in Manitoba. 

Registration for this event has closed. Thank you for attending!

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Homecoming $1000 Tuition Prize Draw

Your chance to win is back!

Calling all students! Come cheer on the Bisons at the Homecoming football game at 2 p.m. or the Women’s soccer game at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 24 and enter the Homecoming $1000 Tuition Prize Draw, which could get you $1,000 towards your tuition. And don't forget to join us for the Tailgate Parties at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the concourse before the games! 

To enter: 

  • Must be a student currently enrolled 
  • Must attend one of the games/tailgate parties
  • Scan the QR code and fill out the form to submit your entry

Contest closes at 10:30 p.m. on September 24, 2022. Winner will be contacted directly on September 27, 2022.

View the full contest rules

UM alumni merchandise

Show your UM pride!

Check out the awesome new UM and Bisons merchandise we're selling as part of Homecoming 2022! This merchandise will also be available at the games on Saturday, September 24, but it will be limited and only available while quantities last.

Get your merch today

Alumni reunions

Alumni reunions are a wonderful way to reconnect with your former classmates, teammates, faculty, program or student group, to share experiences and create new memories.

Contact us

Alumni Relations

Unit 200-137 Innovation Drive
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6B6 Canada

204-474-9946
1-800-668-4908 (toll free)
204-474-7531
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm