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Alumnus receives Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement

March 16, 2018 — 
National recognition for alumnus Peter A. Herrndorf, C.C., O.Ont. [BA/62, LLD/06]


Nahlah Ayed, CBC foreign correspondent, alumna and honorary degree recipient.

Being the change they want to see

March 12, 2018 — 
Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship recipients named

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Theresa Oswald on resilience: Embracing ‘Option B’

March 5, 2018 — 
New CEO of Doctors Manitoba shares personal story of recovering from loss and committing to new ways to serve.

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Judging a book by its cover

February 21, 2018 — 
Association of University Presses’ 2017 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show on until March 1

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Asper School of Business

Asper student receives G. Clarence Elliott Fellowship

January 31, 2018 — 
Anastasia Sizykh’s research focuses on employee well-being and the small things that have a large impact on employee health and safety, including habits and mindfulness

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Three Indigenous students on the stairs of ARTlab

New Indigenous scholarship helps reduce barriers to post-secondary success

January 31, 2018 — 
UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders now seeking nominations

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Internationally renowned authority on mineralogy and crystallography, Riddell Faculty of Earth, Environment and Resources professor Frank Hawthorne was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada

Alumni and faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

January 2, 2018 — 
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, including U of M alumni and faculty

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Order of Canada medals \\ Photo by Sgt. Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall

Alumni achievements of 2017

December 20, 2017 — 
U of M graduates from many different faculties were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success - here are some of their stories


Faculty of Engineering

Alumna Ella Thomson, B.Sc. (E.E.), is the third recipient of the Order of the White Rose scholarship

December 6, 2017 — 
Ella Thomson, an electrical engineering graduate of the University of Manitoba, receives prestigious $30,000 Order of the White Rose scholarship from Polytechnique Montréal

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Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice Dean, Indigenous Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Two U of M researchers listed among Canada’s most powerful women

November 23, 2017 — 
Dr. Catherine Cook and Dr. Samar Safi-Harb named WXN 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award winners

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