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Creating sustainable food systems

February 15, 2017 — 
NSERC supports conservation agriculture study

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CBC: Iranian Winnipeggers turned away from flight to U.S. for academic conference

January 30, 2017 — 
Exchange of ideas suffers under new US restrictions

Funding will support the construction of the Stanley Pauley Engineering Building.

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

January 24, 2017 — 
A joint federal-provincial investment in the University of Manitoba will help to better equip Canadians for the jobs of today and tomorrow.

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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

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Innovative Water and Wastewater Management Training program to receive funding from Indigenous Initiatives Fund

January 20, 2017 — 
By partnering together, the U of M and ILDII can be a part of the solution to solving the water crisis that First Nations are experiencing. Dr. Yuan at the U of M has intensive experience working with First Nations on solving their sanitation problems. She is actively involved in CREATE H2O program. She has collaborated with Bearpaw Engineering & Project Management (Aboriginal owned and operated engineering firm) on First Nations wastewater lagoon projects. She has also been actively involved in Manitoba small wastewater treatment system training workshops. ILDII has undertaken many governance and leadership projects for First Nations people on reserve and off for the past 16 years through strategic partnerships. Initiatives such as the annual World Indigenous Business Forum, the Core Governance Practices for First Nations project and the Executive Training Courses have all enhanced the capacity of First Nations people and their communities. Two on-going successful programs that are relevant to this initiative are the Empowering Indigenous Youth in Governance and Leadership (EIYGL), and the Indigenous Carpentry Program which has graduated over 188 participants. ILDII has seen firsthand that Indigenous youth can succeed in obtaining training towards a career path, and that what is needed is: an awareness campaign of what opportunities are available; effective supports that are based on individual needs assessments; and strategic partnerships with community members and organizations that have invested interests in seeing successful outcomes for capacity building in Indigenous people.

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Celebration of life scheduled for Faculty of Engineering professor

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

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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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