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Wpg Free Press: Steve Ashton wants to make racist and homophobic insults a crime

August 17, 2017 — 
But University of Manitoba law professor Karen Busby said provinces don't have any jurisdiction to create the type of law Ashton promised

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CTV: Can Waterloo’s women-only residence help close the engineering gap?

August 16, 2017 — 
Marcia Friesen, an associate dean of engineering at the University of Manitoba, has been working to boost the number of women in engineering at her institution.

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Wpg Free Press: U of M’s humanoid lab recruits new talent

August 14, 2017 — 
International talent is helping stack the odds for the University of Manitoba’s Autonomous Agents Laboratory in advance of the HuroCup Games.

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Wpg Sun: Airships for Churchill: U of M prof

August 11, 2017 — 
'With the projected cost to repair the Omnitrax rail line at $60 million, University of Manitoba Supply Chain Management professor Barry Prentice believes airships are a more cost-effective and sustainable way to get resources there to the northern community'

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CBC: 30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30, 2017 edition

August 8, 2017 — 
Current student Paul Williamson and recent grad Gregory Lewis, both from the Desautels Faculty of Music, were named to CBC’s list of upcoming classical musicians

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

Wpg Free Press: U of M prof leads storm-chasing field trip on wild, windy, thrilling ride through America’s Tornado Alley

August 8, 2017 — 
'Hanesiak’s team saw at least two of the 26 tornadoes that ripped through the Midwestern U.S. that day'

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Wpg Free Press: Pallister seeks legal advice on Ottawa’s climate-change plan

August 4, 2017 — 
Bryan Schwartz will provide legal advice on the constitutionality of the federal government's decision to set benchmarks on pricing.

Canada’s Top 40 under 40-Ben Almond and Liam Brunham

BNN: Canada’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40

August 3, 2017 — 
As BNN reports, U of M alumni Ben B. Almond [BSc (ME)/01] and Liam R. Brunham [BSc/01] are among those being honoured as Canada’s Top 40 under 40 for 2017

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Global/CJOB: Local entomologist wants to set the record straight on wasps

August 2, 2017 — 
Try to hate them less

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Winnipeg Free Press: A chance to capitalize on disruptive change

August 2, 2017 — 
An op-ed from Nazim Cicek, a professor and associate head of the department of biosystems engineering

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