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Alumni at Home: Listen, learn, don’t repeat

January 22, 2019 — 
For decades, Belle Jarniewski has made it her life’s work to bolster curriculums and contribute to international resources so that the Holocaust is never forgotten or repeated

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George Rubenfeld (centre) with his family in France, 1950. // Photo credit: Belle Jarniewski, Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors

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Life after the Holocaust: Alumni who survived

January 22, 2019 — 
Jan. 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Second World War – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust

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Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini walking in front of saluting military during Hitler's visit to Venice, Italy in 1934. // Image from Wikimedia Commons

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CBC: Holocaust survivors are right: Study history to counter the rise of fascism

January 22, 2019 — 
In the past few weeks, an important discussion has surfaced in our community, prompted by survivors of the Holocaust

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Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019.

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Building better futures for all: meet the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

January 16, 2019 — 
UM graduates making the world a better place

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Students from the Faculty of Agriculture work on a variety of mechanical devices as part of an engineering short course class offered in 1926. The curriculum included farm mechanics, gas engines, steam engines, wood shop, forge shop, building constructions, physics and electricity. // PHOTO FROM UM DIGITAL COLLECTIONS - ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

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Alumni Answers: What do you love most about your career?

January 14, 2019 — 
To inspire students' future endeavours, we want to share with them just how great the working world can be

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Woman looks at sky from a mountain top. // Image from Pixabay.

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Kick-start 2019 with these tips from alumni

January 9, 2019 — 
If you’re having trouble setting goals or getting motivated this new year, our alumni have got you covered

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Faculty of Arts graduate Annette Riziki is the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship for 2019

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Globe and Mail: Oxford bound: Meet four of Canada’s latest Rhodes scholars

January 4, 2019 — 
“I had to teach myself math, English, social studies,” she said. “Coming here was my redemption as a student because I was able to pursue so many opportunities.”

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Order of Canada medals \\ Photo by Sgt. Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall

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Alumni and faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

December 28, 2018 — 
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, including U of M alumni and faculty

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Woman looks at sky from a mountain top. // Image from Pixabay.

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Alumni Answers: What did you learn in 2018?

December 21, 2018 — 
Whether it’s big, small, profound, or funny, let us know what you learned in 2018

Recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards: (left to right) Tina Jones, Paul Soubry, Jan Lederman, Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, Dr. Shayne Reitmeier

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Alumni achievements of 2018

December 20, 2018 — 
U of M graduates from many different faculties were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success - here are some of their stories

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