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CBC: Winnipeg author wins $40K national First Novel Award

May 23, 2018 — 
Michael Kaan received the 2018 Amazon.ca First Novel Award for his book The Water Beetles on Tuesday

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CF18 airplane conducting a flyby

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Winnipeg to host NORAD 60th Anniversary in Canada

May 23, 2018 — 
Winnipeg is hosting the Canadian NORAD 60 anniversary celebrations on May 24, 2018

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Scholarship deadline extended

May 22, 2018 — 
C. D. Howe Graduate Fellowships deadline extended to June 15

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Faculty of Arts Dean Jeffery Taylor introduces alumnus Winston Dookeran

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Former UMSU President goes on to international career

May 15, 2018 — 
Winston Dookeran [BA/66, LL.D./91], the first international student voted in as President of UMSU, recently returned to the University of Manitoba to share stories of a fulfilling career in economics, politics, and academia.

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Bloomberg: Winnipeg’s NHL Playoff Run Gives Its Economy a Boost

May 15, 2018 — 
“This is good economically for the city,” said University of Manitoba economics professor Ryan Compton

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Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

May 14, 2018 — 
This spring, workshops are being held to encourage faculty to share their thoughts on how to encourage education for sustainability on campus. The workshops will explore the approaches, opportunities and barriers around educating for sustainability at the University of Manitoba.

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“Not Just a ‘Cold One’: Science on Tap Shows the Many Sides of Beer”

May 10, 2018 — 
A microbiologist, a chemist, a neuroscientist and a medieval historian walk into a brewery… No, it’s not a joke, it’s this year’s “Science on Tap”, part of Science Odyssey Week! If you’re up for beer with a side of knowledge, then this adults-only evening is a must.

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NORAD’s struggle for relevance on its 60th birthday

May 9, 2018 — 
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will celebrate its 60th anniversary this week.

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards features graduating Faculty of Music student Elena Howard-Scott and U of M, Bison and NFL alumnus Israel Idonije

Prepare to be dazzled at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

May 9, 2018 — 
Recipients’ defining moments explored at this year’s gala celebration

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Wpg Free Press: Hot diggity… donkey?

April 30, 2018 — 
Ancient house with revered animals buried under floor a modern-day mystery for University of Manitoba-led archeology excavation in Israel

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