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Faculty of Science

“We get experience; they get new ideas”: Science Co-op partners with Wawanesa Insurance to spectacular effect

October 10, 2018 — 
Its a win-win for students and employers participating in the University of Manitoba Science Co-op Program.

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Faculty of Science

Summer Undergraduate Research (S.U.R.E.) program helps students navigate careers in science

October 9, 2018 — 
Sponsored jointly by the Deans of Research and Student Experience the S.U.R.E. program included a variety of sessions aimed at developing skills, mentoring, and a final undergraduate research poster competition.

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The Dean's Lecture 2018-2019

Extended Education

Consider how education can move a community forward

October 4, 2018 — 
Attend Education for Social Justice: Creating opportunity to make our community a better place on Tues. Oct. 23 from 12:15 to 1:30 pm at Forth, 171 McDermott Ave. in Winnipeg.

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Faculty of Science

Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

September 18, 2018 — 
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan McConnell, Student Services Lead. Her long and fruitful career was celebrated by colleagues and many close friends who attended a retirement reception held in St. John’s College.

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Faculty of Science

Finding connections: Artist Rebecca Kamen bridges the gap between science and art

September 17, 2018 — 
Rebecca Kamen, Artist in Residence in the Computational Neuroscience Initiative and Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania visits the University of Manitoba, September 24-28, 2018

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Faculty of Science

Invent the Future contest

September 17, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Science is asking students in grades 1, 2, and 3 from Manitoba to send us their ideas for an invention.

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Marie Antaya, instructor and content developer, PDAL

Extended Education

Marie Antaya creates a safe place to learn in Program Development for Adult Learners program

August 22, 2018 — 
“I learned that adults can be petrified and need support. It is so important to provide emotional support first, and create a safe place for them to learn.”- Marie Antaya

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Students fill teeth, read x-rays at Rady BYP science camp

July 19, 2018 — 
Inner-city youth live a day in the life of healthcare professionals through the 13th annual Biomedical Youth Program Summer Camp.

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Faculty of Science

First place win for students at Robocup

July 5, 2018 — 
The Autonomous Agents Lab won first place in the Technical Challenges category at the 2018 Robocup Robotics Competitions

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Faculty of Science

The Power of relationship building for Indigenous youth

June 6, 2018 — 
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.

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