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Register today for the 23rd Annual Fields on Wheels Conference

October 11, 2018 — 
The 23rd Fields on Wheels conference takes place on Friday, November 2 at the Four Points South Hotel in Winnipeg.


RJ and fellow alumna Brianna at their wedding last summer.

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Three types of people you meet at U of M, according to alumni

October 9, 2018 — 
From finding your soulmate to finding your squad, here are the relationships our alumni say transformed their education

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Agriculture students hone their skills in a dairy laboratory classroom. // PHOTO FROM UM DIGITAL COLLECTIONS - ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

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13 classes our alumni think are A+

September 12, 2018 — 
From amazing professors to perfect-score papers, these are the classes our alumni say have made the grade

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Josh Zaporzan on the green in Longball athletic wear.

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Josh Zaporzan’s BComm (Hons) gave him confidence on the green and in the boardroom

September 12, 2018 — 
For Joshua Zaporzan [BComm (Hons)/16], a career at Longball Athletics combines two of his passions in life: golf and entrepreneurship.


Lorena Prakash stuffs dates before they're coated with chocolate. // Photo by Jim Wells.

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Love at first bite: Asper MBA grad brings Eastern snack to Canadians

September 11, 2018 — 
For Lorena Prakash [MBA/02], owner of Duzu Dates, her relationship with the natural and nutritious fruit was an instant obsession.


Mary Brabston with alumnus Kevin Parsons [BComm (Hons)/10].

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Farewell to the newly retired Mary Brabston

September 10, 2018 — 
In January of this year, Mary Brabston officially retired from her position after more than 20 years with the university.


Tyrell Fontaine working at Marketing and Communications Office (MCO)

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Applying knowledge in a real-world context

September 7, 2018 — 
Tyrell Fontaine is in his fourth year studying Marketing and Finance at the Asper School of Business.

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Hartley T. Richardson.

alumni News

Business and community leader Hartley T. Richardson announced as 2019 IDEA recipient

September 6, 2018 — 
For only the third time in its 36-year history, a Manitoba entrepreneur will be the recipient of the University of Manitoba’s International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA)


(L-R) Gail Asper, David Asper and Leonard Asper.

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35 years of doing ‘something useful’; for U of M, for the world

August 27, 2018 — 
At the U of M, the Asper family has collectively contributed over $17.5 million which continues to directly impact students, staff and faculty in nine faculties and all three colleges

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Students in a Laboratory Classroom. // Photo from UM Digital Collections - Archives & Special Collections.

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Alumni Answers: What was your most memorable class at the U of M?

August 14, 2018 — 
We want to hear from you – our alumni – about your student days


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