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Come celebrate the University of Manitoba’s 140th anniversary

February 24, 2017 — 
Students, faculty, staff and the UM community are invited to a special event that will highlight the U of M's 140th Anniversary celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 28

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Alumni and friends gathered in Ottawa the week of Feb. 7, 2017.

Alumni gather in Ottawa

February 9, 2017 — 
Alumni and friends gathered in Ottawa, with more than 85 guests coming together the week of Feb. 7, 2017


Asper School of Business

Lindsay Melvin: A Fine Balance

February 9, 2017 — 
As the new president of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, Asper MBA alumna Lindsay Melvin [MBA/15] want to see 30 per cent of newly licensed engineers be women by 2030

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Applications needed for 2017 endowment fund

February 8, 2017 — 
Funding is available for a wide variety of worthy projects and programs

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CBC: Silence to song: Jaylene Johnson’s Juno nod comes after serious vocal cord injury

February 8, 2017 — 
Alumna Jaylene Johnson [BEd/2001] is nominated for a Juno.

Pharmacy students, New Zealand rotation

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy rotation down under was over the top

February 2, 2017 — 
Sometimes a change of location is all it takes to get a new perspective. For three College of Pharmacy students that change meant travelling to New Zealand for a seven-week rotation.

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Asper School of Business

Asper grad forges ahead

February 1, 2017 — 
Shane Li [MBA/15] has been named president of North Forge East, the first satellite office of Winnipeg-based economic development agency

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Nuit Blanche 2016 Winnipeg. Photo credit: Kira Koop.

Faculty of Science

All STEAMed Up

February 1, 2017 — 
STEAM came about as a way to take what are known as the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and incorporate Art and Design into the mix. The program endeavours to dispel the twin myths of the socially awkward, uncommunicative scientist and the self-involved, impractical artist while simultaneously using artistic creativity and practical science not only to facilitate innovation, but to make the subjects more accessible to those not currently involved with STEM.

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Alumni as Career Planning Partners

February 1, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba alumni are some of the best resources for current students. They’ve walked the same hallways, travelled the same paths and taken similar courses, possibly with the same professors!

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Ronald F. Smith [BSc/66, BEd /71, PostBacEd/91) receives honorary membership in the St. Paul’s College Assembly.

Alumni receives honorary membership to St. Paul’s College Assembly

January 31, 2017 — 
'Do small things with great love'


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