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Convocation News Archive


Faculty of Arts

Celebrating the Class of 2018

June 19, 2018 — 
Meet two outstanding new Faculty of Arts Alumni.

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Words of wisdom

June 12, 2018 — 
During the University of Manitoba’s 2018 Spring Convocation, eight honorary degree recipients were honoured for having demonstrated distinguished achievement in scholarship, the arts, or public service.

Faculty of Science

Mathematical idealist: UofM grad Ryan Sherbo hopes to help society, one equation at a time

June 11, 2018 — 
What do you get when you combine mathematics with a desire to make the world a better place? You get a University of Manitoba grad with a Bachelor’s degree in Honour Mathematics, a specialization in Applied and Computational Math, and dreams of using their knowledge to help others?

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Nervous and excited as the grads line up backstage for Spring Convocation 2018.

#UManitoba2018: Spring Convocation in Photos

June 11, 2018 — 
A curated gallery of convocation-related posts shared on social media

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Indigo Adam-Grant, from the Asper School of Business, is graduating today with a double major in marketing and entrepreneurship

Thinking more about making a difference in the world

June 8, 2018 — 
Indigo Adam-Grant, from the Asper School of Business, is graduating with a double major


Arnold Frieman, O.M., B.A.(Manitoba)

Honorary Degree Recipient, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 — 
During the 139th annual Spring Convocation of the University of Manitoba on June 8, 2018, an honorary degree will be awarded to a noted business entrepreneur who is a benefactor within our community

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Kornik is graduating today from the U of M with a degree in electrical engineering

Determined to achieve a better life for himself and his family

June 7, 2018 — 
Born and raised in Dauphin, Chanse Kornik says that growing up, he knew he wanted education in a field where he could invent solutions to help solve world problems

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Richard G. Henriquez and Elder Mary Elizabeth Courchene

Honorary Degree Recipients, June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 — 
Honorary degrees will be awarded to a Canadian architect who has greatly influenced contemporary urban design, and a distinguished Indigenous leader and inspirational role model in the field of public education

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Graduation 101

June 6, 2018 — 
One hundred and one has a nice ring to it. That's the number of Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management students we're now proud to call alums.


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Desautels Faculty of Music

Celebrating the class of 2018

June 6, 2018 — 
Meet Paul Williamson, graduating with a Bachelor of Music studying piano

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