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Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston presented the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts to eight deserving recipients. // // Photo: Office of the Secretary to the Governor General. This image is a copy of the official version available at

Two alumni receive Governor General awards

March 10, 2017 — 
Philip Monk and William Loewen—both stewards of Canada’s art scene—have received the honour


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Speak up when something is not right’: author Danielle Martin

March 9, 2017 — 
One of Canada’s leading advocates for health-care reform wants U of M medical students and faculty to get directly involved in improving the health-care system.

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Nahlah Ayed Prize winners know why they are here: to make the world better

March 8, 2017 — 
Each year, two students who demonstrate exceptional commitment and leadership skills, and whose actions are helping to bridge the local and the global, are awarded the Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership & Global Citizenship

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Carolyn Geddert, Director of Faculty of Engineering Co-op/IIP - Serge Boulet, Employer from Magellan Aerospace - Andre Marchildon - Abby Scalletta - Mark Hearson, Employer from Fireseeds North - John Pacak, Chair of the Friends of Engineering (Manitoba) Inc

Faculty of Engineering

Friends of Engineering Co-op/IIP Student of the Year award

March 2, 2017 — 
Congratulations to Abby Scalletta (Civil Engineering student) and Andre Marchildon (Mechanical Engineering student) on being selected this year's recipients of the Friends of Engineering Co-op/IIP Student of the Year Award.

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Wpg Free Press: U of M athletes collecting medals at championships

February 27, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba athletes found success on the track and in the pool Friday.

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Applications for MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Research Award

February 24, 2017 — 
The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation and the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba invite applications from individuals as candidates for The MMSF Allen Rouse Basic Science Career Development Research Award


Nominate a deserving Canadian

February 22, 2017 — 
Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations are well underway and Her Honour the Honourable Janice C. Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, is inviting us all to participate in one of many great initiatives to celebrate deserving Canadians


Indigenous students in Migizii Agamik


New awards to honour Indigenous students

February 22, 2017 — 
New awards to celebrate the exceptional achievements and contributions of Indigenous students

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dentistry student wins awards for nanoparticle project

February 2, 2017 — 
Three summers ago, dentistry student Chris Ward embarked on a research project to see whether magnetic nanoparticles could be used to carry drugs to the inside of teeth.

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Wpg Free Press: An award-winning Dichotomy

January 18, 2017 — 
Alum Jeremy Samolesky named one of the top classical recording artists in the United States

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