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Marcia Nozick: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement.

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Marcia Nozick: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement

March 18, 2019 — 
'To have a healthy city you really need to look very holistically at the opportunities for work, education, health and housing to meet everybody’s needs'

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Dr. Hersh Shefrin

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Dr. Hersh Shefrin: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Lifetime Achievement

March 11, 2019 — 
Dr. Hersh Shefrin [BSc(Hons)/70] has built his career on behavioural finance—the understanding that people can be unpredictable, rash and foolish

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Nellie McClung – author, suffragist, social reformer – is considered one of Canada’s most inspirational women. // Photo by Cyril Jessop. Library and Archives Canada.

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Which women inspire you – and why?

March 8, 2019 — 
Taking a moment to recognize the women who are important to us

Frances G. McGill [MD/1915] was Canada’s first female forensic pathologist. She is shown here in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on Oct 22, 1955. // University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

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Ahead of her time: Trailblazing alumnae of the 1900s

March 7, 2019 — 
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right

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Globe and Mail: The chosen few: We asked Canada’s business leaders to nominate the brightest minds you’ve never heard of

March 1, 2019 — 
There’s a new generation of leaders coming up through the ranks who are changing the face of business in Canada

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Gemma Dalayoan [BEd/83, MEd/90]

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Gemma Dalayoan: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Community Service

February 25, 2019 — 
Since coming to Winnipeg more than 40 years ago, Gemma Dalayoan [BEd/83, MEd/90] has made community service her mission in life

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Gynecologist Gunter on bogus health claims: ‘Somebody has to take a stand’

February 22, 2019 — 
Alumna Dr. Jen Gunter, author and New York Times women’s health columnist, spoke at a U of M event, calling on doctors to combat false health claims

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Maurice Alexander [BA/05, MA/08]

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Alumni POV: Black leaders today

February 19, 2019 — 
'We can start by walking with our community and letting them know that it doesn’t matter what the world is telling you, that you are free to define yourself as you see fit and to build any life you want'

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Movie theatre image from Flickr.

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Alumni Answers: Which movies have impacted your life?

February 19, 2019 — 
We want to hear about the movies that have won a special place in your heart

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Ron Sanders [BA/67]

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Alumni Abroad: Cutting above the rest

February 19, 2019 — 
Alumnus Ron Sanders on the secrets to success in film and an editor’s influence on the final product

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