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(L-R) Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Jonathan Beddoes, Manitoba Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Terry Duguid and U of M President David Barnard. // Photo by Mike Latschislaw

Federal and provincial governments pledge $36M to renew infrastructure at U of M

January 24, 2017 — 
The funding will support the development of the U of M Smartpark Innovation Hub, as well as the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building

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Major infrastructure funding announcement

January 23, 2017 — 
A major infrastructure funding announcement will take place at the University of Manitoba on Tuesday, January 24, 2017



Celebration of life scheduled for Faculty of Engineering professor

January 10, 2017 — 
The flag be lowered on Friday, Jan. 13 for Peter Funder Rasmussen


Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kirsten Kit win bronze in the LTA mixed coxed four at the Lagoa Stadium at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Alumni achievements in 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
In 2016, graduates from all stripes were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success

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Tina Greenfield is among the archaeologists racing to excavate and document relics and rarities at sites that could be the next target of militant group ISIS. // PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

Some of our favourite stories of 2016

December 21, 2016 — 
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, is receiving $1,737,960 for her project on investigating the efficacy of high-frequency rTMS treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Weston Brain Institute funds clinical trials of new Alzheimer’s treatment

December 13, 2016 — 
Dr. Zahra Moussavi has received funding from the Weston Brain Institute to study a new therapy for Alzheimer's



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UofM Alumni Connect in Calgary

December 9, 2016 — 
UofM Alumni Reunite in Calgary

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Biosystems engineer honoured for professional service

December 9, 2016 — 
Dr. Jitendra Paliwal from the Department of Biosystems Engineering was recently recognized with a Fellowship from Engineers Canada.

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(Left – right) Julie Desrochers, Kyle Monkman, Alex Hosfield, April Wilson, Emma Gillespie, Kailey Atkinson, Christian Toupin at the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards.

Awards honour Indigenous youth

December 5, 2016 — 
Seven students from the University of Manitoba received Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards, honouring outstanding endeavours

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CBC The National: New brain cancer treatment

November 22, 2016 — 
A breakthrough technology developed by University of Manitoba alumni Richard Tyc [BSc(ME)/89, MSc/94] and Mark Torchia [MSc/97, PhD/01

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