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Environment Earth and Resources News Archive

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New discussion series guarantees to provide Food for Thought

January 19, 2018 — 
The recently formed Food Systems Research Group launches their Food for Thought seminar and knowledge sharing series

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Internationally renowned authority on mineralogy and crystallography, Riddell Faculty of Earth, Environment and Resources professor Frank Hawthorne was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada

Alumni and faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

January 2, 2018 — 
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, including U of M alumni and faculty

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Students on campus in Winter


Top student success stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
The 140th anniversary year saw new discoveries, new scholarship winners and many other significant achievements by outstanding U of M students

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Transfer Ceremony from the University of Alberta to the University of Manitoba, at the 3rd Annual Building Reconciliation Forum at the U of M.


Top Indigenous stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
It was another tremendous year of accomplishments in 2017 at the University of Manitoba, including many inspiring initiatives and events that celebrate the successes of the U of M Indigenous community and advance Indigenous achievement

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Top research stories of 2017

December 20, 2017 — 
After much discussion, the editorial team chose these as a representative sample; they offer but a glimpse into exceptional work our community of gifted researchers and graduate students undertake 

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Aurelie Delaforge is a PhD student in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.

Some of our favourites of 2017

December 20, 2017 — 
A look back at a few of the noteworthy stories from the year, spanning scientific discoveries, sustainability and inclusiveness

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David Barber receives honorary degree from Laval

December 14, 2017 — 
"David G. Barber is a distinguished researcher whose scientific contribution to the Canadian research community is simply remarkable."


Golden-winged Warbler // Photo: Christian Artuso

Trouble in Manitoba’s golden-winged warblers population

November 28, 2017 — 
Genetic change is underway in what was once thought to be the most genetically pure songbird population

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James Lavallée training on the water


Elite kayaker James Lavallée making waves on and off the water

October 25, 2017 — 
'I’m very proud to be Métis. It was important during the Canada Games to showcase that, because I was on my homeland'

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Climate Change Symposium

Climate Change: From Challenges to Opportunities

October 25, 2017 — 
Academics from across Canada will discuss this multi-faceted, global issue, and its impact on geography, business, natural resources, the Arctic and national security

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