UMR Homecoming events planned for Oct. 19-20

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On October 4, 2007

Homecoming weekend at the University of Missouri-Rolla is Oct. 19-20. For
information or to make reservations, contact the MSM-UMR Alumni Association at

The theme for Homecoming 2007 is “Oktoberfest.” Campus activities open to
the public include:

Friday, Oct. 19

  • Registration, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Havener Center atrium
  • Displays of original artwork and photography by area artists, presented by
    Arts Rolla!, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Havener Center
  • Oktoberfest course on home-brewing beer, Fred Ekstam, lecturer in English
    and technical communication, 1:30 p.m., Shamrock Room, Havner Center
  • New art studio open house, 2-4 p.m., University Center-East, second
  • Re-unveiling of Sigfried Reinhardt’s “The Eye,” a giant painting containing
    a collage of images, 3 p.m., University Center-East, second floor
  • Legislative update for Missouri residents, Jim Snider, University of
    Missouri Government Relations, 3 p.m., Meramec and Gasconade rooms, Havener
  • Molten metal casting demonstration, 3 p.m., McNutt Hall foundry
  • Roll Out the Barrel, beer and soda garden for alumni, faculty and staff,
    drinks $1, music, 4-6 p.m., outside of the Havener Center
  • Departmental receptions, 4-6 p.m., outside the Havener Center
  • Calculator vs. slide rule competition, 4-6 p.m., Havener Center
  • Silver and Gold Oktoberfest, casual party inside the Havener Center, 6-8:45
    p.m., German and American food, entertainment, tickets required
  • Fireworks display, 8:45 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20

  • Registration, 9 a.m. to noon, Havener Center atrium
  • St. Pat’s Alumni Centennial Planning Meeting, open to all St. Pat’s Board
    alumni, 11 a.m., Alex’s Pizza
  • UMR Athletic Hall of Fame, open to public, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gale Bullman
    Multi-Purpose Building
  • Kick-Off Lunch for alumni, faculty and friends, seating by class, 11 a.m.
    to 1 p.m. class photos at 11:30 a.m., St. Pat’s Ballrooom, tickets
  • Football game, UMR vs. Central State (Ohio), 1 p.m., Allgood-Bailey
    Stadium, tickets required
  • MSM-UMR Awards Banquet, 5:45-9 p.m., Havener Center, tickets required.


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