Events Listing

Tidewater VA Big Ten Football Kickoff
Date: August 23, 2014
Meet with Alumni and friends in Eastern Virginia from all Big Ten Schools in preparation for the Fall Football Season.

Big Ten Football Kickoff Event in Tampa
Date: August 23, 2014
Big Ten Football Kickoff, tailgate and tent village in St. Pete

Big Ten Kansas City Kick Off
Date: August 23, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Come out and meet fellow Kansas City Big 10 Alumni and friends and make sure the U of MN is represented at the season kickoff event. 

College Colors Day at the University Bookstores
Date: August 29, 2014
Wear U of M Maroon & Gold with pride on Friday August 29
Double Discount Day for Alumni Association members at the U Bookstores
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Annual Portland Alumni Picnic
Date: August 31, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM

Entrepreneur/Start-up Alumni Network Kickoff
Date: September 10, 2014
Time: 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Join fellow University of Minnesota alumni for the launch of the University of Minnesota Entrepreneur/Start-Up Alumni Network featuring a panel of top Twin Cities entrepreneurs.

Minnesota @ TCU Pregame Tailgate
Date: September 13, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Gather with fans in Fort Worth before cheering the Golden Gophers to victory!

CSE Alumni Event at Tin Whiskers
Date: September 16, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Join your fellow CSE alumni for an evening at Tin Whiskers Brewing Co

LearningLife Fall Sampler
Date: September 16, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
LearningLife courses offer you a place in the community of the inquisitive, and the opportunity to learn from—and question—some of the brightest minds the University has to offer. Topics include art, design, literature, history, world culture, travel, science and the environment, life transitions, current events, and more.

The Fall Sampler is your chance to learn about some of this season’s unique offerings—for free! 

Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul campus
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Above Average Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser
Date: September 18, 2014
Third-annual Washington D.C. Chapter "Above Average Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser"

New Itasca Center Ribbon Cutting Weekend
Date: September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Please join the College of Biological Science in celebrating the dedication of the New Campus Center! 

University of Minnesota Day of Service in Washington, D.C.
Date: September 20, 2014
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs invites all fellow University of Minnesota alumni for the first University of Minnesota Day of Service in the greater Washington, D.C. area. We will be volunteering at the Capital Area Food Bank Urban Demonstration Garden. 

University of Minnesota Day of Service in Chicago
Date: September 20, 2014
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs invites all fellow University of Minnesota alumni for the first annual University of Minnesota Day of Service in the greater Chicagoland area. The group will be repacking bulk food at the Greater Chciago Food Depository 

University of Minnesota Day of Service in Denver
Date: September 20, 2014
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs invites all fellow University of Minnesota alumni for the first annual University of Minnesota Day of Service in the greater Denver area. We will be volunteering at the Food Bank of the Rockies.

Humphrey School Day of Service - Twin Cities
Date: September 20, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs invites all fellow Humphrey alumni, students, fellows, faculty, and staff to join us for the annual Humphrey School Day of Service in the Twin Cities. 

San Antonio Big Ten Picnic
Date: September 21, 2014
Save the date for the 20th Annual Big Ten Alumni Picnic in San Antonio. More details to come!

CLA Alumni at 612 Brew
Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Join fellow College of Liberal Arts and School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumni for an evening of beer, food, and socializing at 612 Brew’s tap room and patio. 

Goldy's Homecoming Kickoff
Date: October 13, 2014
Get together to celebrate the beginning of Homecoming week! The Front Plaza of Coffman Union will be the host of Taste of Coffman where you will receive free snacks and treats, caricature artists, henna tattoos and more! Free.

Design Intersections: Featuring Maurice Blanks of Blu Dot
Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Design Intersections showcases designers and business leaders from various fields exploring the consequences and potential for design-induced change. Our Homecoming edition showcases Maurice Blanks, co-founder of the Minneapolis-based contemporary furniture design company, Blu Dot.
Mcnamara Alumni Center; $30 Early-bird (by Sept. 30), $40 Regular (by Oct. 13, noon), $15 Students, $45 Walk In
Visit http://design.umn.edu/calendar/ for more as it becomes available.

Creative Writing Program Reading by Novelist Stacey D'Erasmo
Date: October 14, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
he Creative Writing Program presents Stacey D'Erasmo reading from her fourth novel Wonderland (2014), the tale of a fortysomething woman rock star on the comeback trail. D'Erasmo also published a 2013 work of nonfiction, The Art of Intimacy, part of Graywolf Press’s “Art of” series on the craft of writing. More: https://events.umn.edu/035281

Homecoming Reception for Chinese Alumni
Date: October 15, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Free, at University International Center, 101. Visit http://chinacenter.umn.edu/ for more.

Alumni Awards Celebration
Date: October 16, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM
5:30-8 p.m.
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center
Help us honor outstanding alumni volunteers and groups that have made a significant impact on the University community. Tickets will go on sale in August.

2014 Alumni Awards Celebration
Date: October 16, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Join the Alumni Association in honoring top alumni volunteers.

Pharmacy "Back to School" Reunion
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM
Returning alumni from graduating classes of 1937-1967 and 1989 will join current students for a Back to School class after enjoying breakfast with faculty and college leadership. Contact Jason Varin with questions at 612-626-8734 or vari0001@umn.edu.

Vet Med Class of 1964 50th Reunion
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
At Ben Pomeroy Student/Alumni Learning Center. Details to come.

International Student and Scholar Services Open House
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
International alumni are invited to an open house at the newly renovated offices of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at 190 Humphrey School. Meet current and past directors and staff, and reconnect with other alumni in attendance. A casual reception will be hosted with light refreshments and snacks. Contact Rachel Peterson at pete8158@umn.edu for more.

Minnesota Library School Homecoming Reception
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
University of Minnesota Library School alumni are invited to a Homecoming Reception featuring light hors'doeuvres and tours of the Archival Caverns. Visit http://www.continuum.umn.edu/events/ for more.

CEHD Homecoming Alumni Party and Parade
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM
Join CEHD alumni and friends on the Burton Hall Plaza for great food and music at our annual pre-parade party and march with us in the parade. RSVP at cehd.umn.edu/events/homecoming.

CSE Homecoming Celebration
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Come celebrate Homecoming with the College of Science and Engineering! Have your picture taken with Goldy, enjoy fun activities for every age—including face painting, balloon art and student demonstrations! Pre-parade events take place inside the University's new Recreation and Wellness Center. More info coming on th CSE alumni events page: http://cse.umn.edu/admin/exrel/alumni/CSE_CONTENT_219566.php

CFANS Beer & Brats at the Bell
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM
CFANS's 3rd Annual Beer & Brats Parade Party at the Bell Museum will take place Friday, October 17, from 5:30 pm - parade end, at the Bell Museum of Natural History's lawn space between the building and University Avenue. Alumni, families, students, and friends are welcome to enjoy free BBQ and a cash bar. More information available at z.umn.edu/cfanshomecoming

Carlson School Homecoming Parade Watch Party
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Join the Carlson School to watch the Homecoming Parade on the Armory Lawn - University Avenue and Church Street. For more information and to register, visit: carlsonschool.umn.edu/alumnievents

Homecoming Parade
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
7-8 p.m.
Watch the parade as it makes it way down University Ave., between 15th Ave. S.E. and Oak St. S.E.

Join Dentistry in the parade!
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Join Mr. Molar, the Tooth Fairy and the School of Dentistry as we walk in the parade and celebrate our 125th Anniversary.

Recreation and Wellness Alumni Parade Party
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Alumni are invited to stop by the new University Recreation and Wellness Center for a family friendly celebration after the parade. Food, games, and prizes will be provided!

Post-Parade at the Beacon with CDes, CLA and SJMC
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Join a Post-Homecoming Parade Gathering at the Beacon with Design, Liberal Arts, and School of Journalism & Mass Communication alumni societies. Let’s Ski-U-Mah at the Beacon! Socialize, eat a bite, and pick up some U of M flair.
8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Beacon Public House, University Commons Hotel

FOREVER GREEK: Greek Alumni Homecoming
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
Reunite with fellow alumni at our first all-Greek Homecoming event during the 100 year celebration of Homecoming!

Orientation and First Year Programs Reunion
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Join Orientation & First Year Programs for an alumni reunion.

South-Central MN Homecoming Bus-In
Date: October 18, 2014
Hop on the fan bus in Mankato, St. Peter or LeSueur and be part of the 100th U of M Homecoming celebration! 

Glacial Ridge Homecoming Bus-In
Date: October 18, 2014
Join fellow alumni on the Homecoming bus from Willmar for the pre-game Ski-U-Mania event and the football game vs. Purdue.

Ski-U-Mania 2014
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Join us for the premier alumni pregame celebration at the McNamara Alumni Center. Sign up for Ski-U-Mania in order to buy football game tickets as well. 

CLA at Ski-U-Mania
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Join fellow College of Liberal Arts alumni, family and friends at the U of M Alumni Association’s Ski-U-Mania pre-Homecoming game Pepfest. Gather in the Ski-U-Mah room at the McNamara Alumni Center, compliments of the College of Liberal Arts.

Homecoming Football Game
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Minnesota vs. Purdue
11 a.m.
TCF Bank Stadium

Program in Mortuary Science All Class Reunion
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
Alumni and Guests, Students and Friends of the Program of Mortuary Science are invited to an 
 “All Class Reunion” at Historic Thomson-Dougherty in Minneapolis

Celebrate the Common Good: A Humphrey School All-class Reunion
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Make plans to join us for the second annual Humphrey School All-class Reunion and to "Celebrate the Common Good."

School of Music Collage Concert
Date: October 18, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Ted Mann Concert Hall; free, first-come, first-served; https://events.umn.edu/035573

Borlaug Homecoming 5K
Date: October 19, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the St. Paul campus by participating in the 5K. This event is a tribute to Norman Borlaug, a University alumni who is known as the "Hunger Warrior" for his work and increasing food security around the world. All ages are welcome to participate in the 5K. Sponsored by Project Food Security and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.
More info and registration, when open, here.

School of Dentistry 125th Anniversary Gala
Date: October 24, 2014
Celebrate 125 years of dental education at the University of Minnesota with a gala evening inside the McNamara Alumni Center.

Sarasota-Bradenton Big Ten Alumni Club Fall Social
Date: October 31, 2014
Buffet dinner, dancing, live music and Halloween!

2015 MinneCollege in Florida
Date: January 17, 2015
Save the date for a day-long series of lectures by U of M faculty and more at the Naples, FL, Hilton.

2015 MinneCollege in Arizona
Date: February 28, 2015
Save the date for a day-long series of lectures by U of M faculty and more at the Millennium Scottsdale.

  

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