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APTN, Windspeaker: Ovide Mercredi gives advice on Canadian harmony

October 23, 2018 — 
He said Canada had “the potential to become a great civilization. People from all over the world come to this country.”

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Landing a dream job through fieldwork

October 18, 2018 — 
Moments after stepping off the convocation stage, some graduates might think to themselves, "what now?" Others, such as Jessie Chubaty, know exactly where they're off to following their graduation ceremony.

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Kaley Jean Van Workum stands next to her art

Kaley Jean Van Workum, an artist on the way up

October 18, 2018 — 
Van Workum is graduating this Fall from a program she found enriching and fulfilling

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Heather Fast

Students

Teaching the law and protecting the environment as a Master of Laws graduate

October 17, 2018 — 
Graduating with an LL.M (Master of Laws) degree, Heather Fast has developed an interest in teaching.

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Edith Linklater celebrates graduation in a hospital bed

Edith Linklater to receive posthumous degree

October 17, 2018 — 
A Residential School Survivor, Linklater was a proud and lifelong member of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in Nelson House, Manitoba

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Inside Building Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

‘Make good connections and friendships’

October 17, 2018 — 
Angela Levasseur is graduating at Fall Convocation 2018 with her PostBac in Education, her third degree from the U of M

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Grads line up backstage for Convocation in June 2018.

President Barnard spurs grads to take a more active role in leadership that will guide the future

October 17, 2018 — 
In his address to graduands, President Barnard challenged graduating students to push forward the boundaries of knowledge

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Photo of Darius Hunter

Students

Looking to inspire and create change

October 16, 2018 — 
With an experienced background working in politics, which includes the Clinton campaign during the 2016 United States presidential elections, Darius Hunter is receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political studies.

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(L-R) Pam Perkins, Adele Perry and Grant N. Pierce.

Distinguished Professors 2018

October 16, 2018 — 
During Fall Convocation 2018, three U of M faculty members will be recognized as Distinguished Professors

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Graeme Crawford

From Frisbees to jet fighters, and food to your door

October 16, 2018 — 
Crawford is graduating at Fall Convocation 2018 with an MBA, following on the heels of an engineering degree (BSME/12) that spawned a job in the aerospace sector

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