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Faculty of Architecture

Museum of Oblivion Memory

April 1, 2019 — 
Master of Architecture student, Jessica Leon D’Toste was among the award-winners of an international student drawing competition called ‘Drawing for the Design Imaginary,’ organized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)

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Israel Idonije honoured by Governor General

March 27, 2019 — 
Israel Idonije has received a Meritorious Service Decoration the Governor General of Canada

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Six grad students receive inaugural Dean Prize

March 27, 2019 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded in February to six distinguished students.

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Shona Grewar, 2018-19 President of the Commerce Students' Association and recipient of the Business Students' Association President of the Year.

Asper School of Business

Shona Grewar named Business Students’ Association President of the Year

March 21, 2019 — 
Shona Grewar, 2018-19 president of the Asper Commerce Students’ Association (CSA), was recently awarded with the Business Students’ Association President of the Year award at the Roundtable Conference in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing trio honoured at Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 14, 2019 — 
Two fourth-year students and one staff member from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among 10 award recipients at the third annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence, presented by the Office of Indigenous Engagement on March 11 during Indigenous Awareness Month.

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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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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


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Gynecologist Gunter on bogus health claims: ‘Somebody has to take a stand’

February 22, 2019 — 
Alumna Dr. Jen Gunter, author and New York Times women’s health columnist, spoke at a U of M event, calling on doctors to combat false health claims

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Faculty of Science

Meet our Honoured Science Alumni

January 21, 2019 — 
On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Awards, Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

“Research can be exciting and fun”: PIKE-Net award winner

December 18, 2018 — 
PIKE-Net mentorship program a valuable, culturally safe opportunity for Indigenous students interested in research.

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