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PhD Candidate Fereshteh Amini // PHOTO BY ADAM DOLMAN

Fereshteh Amini

September 26, 2016 — 
PhD Candidate Fereshteh Amini is a software developer—the only female PhD student in her lab—whose research focuses on democratizing big data.

It’s where protesters come to be heard, where hockey fans wave their flags and where musicians like Randy Bachman and Neil Young find their inspiration: Portage and Main.

At the Crossroads

September 26, 2016 — 
It’s where protesters come to be heard, where hockey fans wave their flags and where musicians like Randy Bachman find their inspiration: Portage and Main.

David T. Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Disruption Abounds

September 26, 2016 — 
Though some associate a university with permanency and tradition, disruption, too, has a place here, as it does throughout our world.

John Kearsey

The Power of Community

September 26, 2016 — 
This past summer I proudly walked alongside colleagues and friends from the U of M in support of Pride Parade festivities in Winnipeg and later in Steinbach.

The iconic Winnipeg Art Gallery, with its distinctive shape and Tyndall stone exterior, was built in 1971. // PHOTO BY ERNEST MAYER

Artistic Impression

September 26, 2016 — 
Karel Funk’s first solo exhibit at the Winnipeg Art Gallery—known for showcasing the work of U of M alumni—feels like a homecoming of sorts.

Michelle McHale (left) and her partner Karen Phillips lead thousands of revelers at Pride Steinbach on July 9, 2016. // PHOTO BY TREVOR HAGAN

Worth the Trip

September 26, 2016 — 
Only a few short years ago, Michelle McHale had a clear message for her same-sex partner: “I’m not ashamed by our relationship, but I’m not going to run down the street carrying a rainbow flag.”

PHOTO BY AARON VINCENT ELKHAIM

The Moose Hunt

September 26, 2016 — 
Grabbing my camera and gear, I hopped into the Jeep with the other members of the hunting party. We were off to spend another cold February evening in search of moose on the back roads of the Athabasca Oil Sands.

Fort Garry campus during the flood of 1950. // PHOTOS FROM UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DIGITAL ARCHIVE COLLECTION

A History of Disruption

September 26, 2016 — 
For 139 years, the U of M has been a place of change. Like in 1950 when the Fort Garry campus was submerged under floodwater.

// PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

September 26, 2016 — 
U of M President David T. Barnard spoke with Prime Minister Trudeau recently on the value of upending expectations, participating in Pride and understanding disruptive political situations.

Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

The Future of History

September 26, 2016 — 
Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document artifacts and buildings at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS.

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