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Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians among recipients of honorary degrees

April 11, 2019 — 
Each year, the University of Manitoba bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancement of culture, communications, education, administration, scholarship, leadership, philanthropy, mentorship, or business.

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(L-R) Brian Dobie, Kelsey Wog and Brett Stovin.

Date with a Donor: Running with the herd

April 9, 2019 — 
For nearly 30 years, Brian Dobie has been giving to scholarships that support student-athletes in all areas of Bison Sports

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Nicole Michaud-Oystryk (left ) and AdaDucas

Beyond the stacks: Retirees create research fund for librarians

March 25, 2019 — 
For Ada Ducas and Nicole Michaud-Oystryk, it was like getting struck by lightning – twice

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Students stand with the President in his house alongside the Dean

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Student giving at unprecedented new heights

March 18, 2019 — 
For the past 32 years, students at the U of M have participated in a program like no other in North America

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Build brighter futures through the Faculty, Staff and Retirees Giving Campaign

March 6, 2019 — 
When a community comes together, great things are possible

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Molly Smyth at Guggenheim in Bilbao

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Five reasons to give according to students

March 4, 2019 — 
When you give to the U of M, you’re helping build brighter futures for our students and our university community

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, is receiving $1,737,960 for her project on investigating the efficacy of high-frequency rTMS treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Wpg Free Press: Donation opens doors for Alzheimer’s study subjects

February 4, 2019 — 
A Winnipeg researcher who is studying a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is looking for more participants for her program —and just got the funding to help more people access it

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Gerry Price at the Oct. 25 event celebrating the first recipients of the inaugural Price Scholarships in Engineering.

The mechanics of generosity

October 26, 2018 — 
66 students celebrated as the first recipients of the Price Scholarships in Engineering

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(L-R) Kaileigh Tod and Carol Schlamb.

Alumni Answers: How has philanthropy impacted your life?

October 25, 2018 — 
We want to hear about your experiences with philanthropy, whether you made a gift, received one, or were witness to a gesture of goodwill

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

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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