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Martin Scanlon has been named the new Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

January 14, 2019 — 
A renowned food scientist, inspirational teacher and accomplished administrator, he has been named the new Dean, effective Jan. 1, 2019

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CBC: This First Nation produces clean water. So why are so many residents afraid to drink it?

January 10, 2019 — 
Annemieke Farenhorst, a University of Manitoba researcher who focuses on water issues in First Nations communities, says cisterns should be cleaned at least once a year to prevent bacteria from building up.

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Editors pick their top stories of 2018

December 20, 2018 — 
Chosen becasue they inspire hope, bring a smile, or make you learn something useful, like how to prevent your computer from catching fire. 

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Manitoba Co-operator: Linked by technology

December 7, 2018 — 
Manitoba Farm Women’s conference panel says technology can connect women in agriculture into powerful networks

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Farming for Tomorrow: A quick guide to choosing an Ag school

December 5, 2018 — 
“Agriculture is changing, technology is changing, climate is changing. Everything is changing so quickly we have to ensure in our programs that we’re preparing students to respond to changes we’re seeing in our sector."

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CBC: Power of purple: Can pigment in food reduce weight, lower blood pressure?

December 5, 2018 — 
A study at the University of Manitoba is testing whether the purple pigment in certain fruits prevents — or even reverses — disease.

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CBC: Tests commissioned by CBC show lead contamination persists in North Point Douglas

November 27, 2018 — 
Francis Zvomuya, a professor of soil science at the University of Manitoba, says he is alarmed at the results

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Human Resources

Robotic arm grabs attention at Fort Garry campus

November 20, 2018 — 
U of M hosts close to 50 students at the Fort Garry campus for Take Our Kids to Work Day

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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

CTV: Canadian researchers developing ‘Trojan horse’ weapon to battle bacterial superbugs

November 16, 2018 — 
U of M researchers at the frontline of the antibiotic fight

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Food Systems Research Group

FSRG talk – Shortcuts, mixes and the transformation of American home baking, 1949-1969

November 16, 2018 — 
Nov 28 FSRG talk: Sarah Elvins explores the transformation of cooking in the home in the postwar era

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