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College of Pharmacy’s mini-museum

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Mini-museums at Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: A window into our past

March 20, 2017 — 
Mini-museums at Rady Faculty of Health Sciences: A window into our past History marches on, but at the U of M it’s not forgotten. A look at UM’s history, artifacts and images through displays curated by faculty and staff.

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T Building Bannatyne

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Old Basic Science gives way to planned green space

March 10, 2017 — 
After 96 years of university life, a building on the Bannatyne campus has faded to green. The demolition of the Old Basic Science building, also known as T-Building, has just been completed.

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Students at a lecture at the Medical College in 1915. The class included five women and the University’s first black student, Dr. Hewburn Greenridge from British Guiana. The photograph shows early signs of inclusiveness in education at the University. Dr. G.M. Little fonds (PC 26, A79-63).

Exhibit on history of the University of Manitoba explores the legacy of Alexander Kennedy Isbister

February 16, 2017 — 
Archives & Special Collections will launch a new exhibit on Feb. 28 to mark the 140th anniversary of the University of Manitoba

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Manitoba College in 1900. // Photo from Archives & Special Collections

The Unique University of Manitoba

January 31, 2017 — 
In 1892, British magazine The National Review published a lengthy article about the recently-established University of Manitoba

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Jennifer Still is the CCWOC's Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. // Photo from Facebook

U of M is ‘poet’s playground’

January 26, 2017 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture has announced that Winnipeg poet Jennifer Still is its Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. It will welcome Still at a reception on Tuesday, Jan. 31

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New book presents holiday memories in Manitoba

December 12, 2016 — 
Manitoba at Christmas: Holiday memories in the Keystone Province will be officially launched this week

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U of M Canadian Officers Training Corp (COTC) members at training camp in 1945 // Photo courtesy of UM Digital Collections

The war effort

November 10, 2016 — 
During the First and Second World Wars, the University of Manitoba served as a training ground for troops and watched some of its best and brightest go off and fight for their country

Brian Hubner, acquisitions and access archivist, with some of the items from the Lynn Moss Sharman fonds.

Archives and Special Collections

Collection donated to UM Archives includes MMIW materials

August 3, 2016 — 
“This is an extremely valuable and unique resource,” says Brian Hubner, acquisitions and access archivist. “I am sure it will prove to be very useful to researchers, especially in the light of the government announcement concerning its inquiry into cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women.”

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Free Press: Across the sands of time

July 15, 2016 — 
U of M archives have more than a million ways to look back at city's history

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Archives and Special Collections

U of M student first to win international bursary

July 8, 2016 — 
Ryan Courchene is the first Canadian recipient of the bursary and only the second from North America.

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