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Empowered to use her voice

July 31, 2018 — 
Hear from past Schulich Leader Scholarship recipient Alexa McAdam

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Cook, Loewen receive U of M Leadership Awards of Excellence

July 24, 2018 — 
Cook and Loewen were both humbled to receive leadership awards, and were quick to thank their nominators


The U of M won three prestigious awards for its feature stories on alumni in UM Today The Magazine: Gold Award, Feature Writing, for “The Pain. The Progress.”, by Katie Chalmers-Brooks; and Bronze Award, Feature Writing, for “Time Traveller”, by Sean Moore

Medal hat trick for tales of alumni success

July 23, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba won three prestigious awards for its feature stories on alumni in UM Today The Magazine.


Alysha Farrell

Faculty of Education

Award-winning research highlights ed admin emotional trials

July 18, 2018 — 
Call it a case of stage fright. Faculty of Education PhD graduate Alysha Farrell momentarily searches for the words that express her gratitude when asked to describe how she feels about winning two awards for her dissertation.

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Global News: Manitoba Liberal leader Dougald Lamont wins St. Boniface byelection

July 18, 2018 — 
The victory gives the Liberals their fourth seat in the Manitoba Legislature, which also means they now hold official party status in the province


Faculty of Arts

Fringe Fest fun

July 17, 2018 — 
Several University of Manitoba students, faculty, staff and alumni are taking part on stage and backstage

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Charlotte Enns appointed new director of the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice

July 17, 2018 — 
Enns is a widely recognized scholar in the field of education and disabilities

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Working on a train for CNR was one of the best summer jobs for a U of M alumnus. // Image from Canadian National Railway Company

These are the best summer jobs, according to alumni

July 17, 2018 — 
We asked our alumni community to tell us about their best summer jobs, as part of our Alumni Answers series - here are some of their most inspiring and memorable stories

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Amy Brown on the job in Katannilik Territorial Park in Nunavut. v

Alumni Abroad: Warm coats & muskox roast

July 16, 2018 — 
Amy Brown works for the Government of Nunavut as Acting Director of Nunavut Parks and Special Places

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Donalee Deck at Cirque of the Unclimbables in Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories.

Alumni At Home: Yes, we have no dinosaurs

July 16, 2018 — 
Donalee Deck’s career has turned her into a bit of a nomad

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