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Nuit Blanche 2016 Winnipeg. Photo credit: Kira Koop.

Faculty of Science

All STEAMed Up

February 1, 2017 — 
STEAM came about as a way to take what are known as the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and incorporate Art and Design into the mix. The program endeavours to dispel the twin myths of the socially awkward, uncommunicative scientist and the self-involved, impractical artist while simultaneously using artistic creativity and practical science not only to facilitate innovation, but to make the subjects more accessible to those not currently involved with STEM.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Grad student with ‘heart for Africa’ finds riches in giving

December 16, 2016 — 
Rady Faculty grad student and co-founder of charity Bridging Villages has raised about $30,000 since making her first volunteer aid trip to Uganda in 2014.

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Tackling Reconciliation at Visionary Conversations

September 15, 2016 — 
Panelists discuss the next steps in Reconciliation on Wednesday, Sept. 21

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Human Resources

Staff invited to apply for Support Staff Learning Exchange trip to University of Victoria

July 18, 2016 — 
Apply for the Support Staff Learning Exchange trip to University of Victoria by August 12.

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Human Resources

Faculty and staff congratulated for 25 years of service

July 12, 2016 — 
'We are honoured to celebrate the contributions people have made over their careers'

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Show your pride

June 2, 2016 — 
In the spirit of inclusion and to celebrate the university’s diversity, there were a number of campus events

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Science Rendezvous promotional photographs at the University of Manitoba

A date with science

May 2, 2016 — 
Science Rendezvous explores wonders with the community on May 7

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Students

Five Students Named to Top 40 under 40

April 13, 2016 — 
The University of Manitoba is so proud of all of the wonderful accomplishments of our five students who were named to CBC’s Top 40 Under 40.

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2016 Student-Athlete Leadership and Community Development Award winners Jordan DePape and Chloe Werle // Photo by Jeff Miller

Every little bit counts

April 11, 2016 — 
Balancing academic studies, training and finding time to volunteer can be difficult but in the end it’s worth it

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Smiles for Miles program provides dental hygiene care to new Canadians

March 17, 2016 — 
Students in the College of Dentistry are doing their part to put smiles on the faces of newcomers to Canada through a new outreach initiative. The Smiles for Miles program helps sponsor dental hygiene care for newcomers to Canada who otherwise not receive it, and provide senior dental hygiene students with the opportunity to provide care free of charge.

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