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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Stories can humanize us’

March 20, 2019 — 
Readers and authors make better doctors, says workshop leader

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Remembering alumnus Claude Bernier, distinguished plant scientist

March 19, 2019 — 
Dr. Claude Bernier, retired U of M professor and plant pathologist, died March 13.


President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

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


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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Office of Sustainability

U of M advances to STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

March 12, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has been awarded a STARS Gold rating, improving upon the three-year status of STARS Silver, in recognition of its improvements to the university’s efforts in sustainability initiatives. STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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Dr. Hersh Shefrin


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.


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


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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Sea lions in repose

Alumni Abroad: Science to the extreme

March 4, 2019 — 
Allyson Hindle can tell you a lot about mammals in extreme environments

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Lindy Norris

Lindy Norris: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Outstanding Young Alumni

March 4, 2019 — 
To help young women secure adequate financial support, Athena established the Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund that is awarded annually to young Manitoba women who are standout community leaders


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