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The 2017 Philanthropy Awards. // Photo from April Marie Imagery

Alumni and friends nearly sweep the board at Manitoba Philanthropy Awards

November 15, 2018 — 
U of M alumni and friends named in five out of the six categories

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(L-R): PROFESSOR TRUST BETA IN HER LAB WITH STUDENTS YUWEI SONG AND PAMELA DRAWBRIDGE.

University of Manitoba receives 10 Canada Research Chairs

November 14, 2018 — 
New and renewed chairs will receive an investment of $9.5 million from the CRC program

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CBC: ​Q&A: Lori Wilkinson explains why ‘It’s OK to be white’ posters are not OK

November 9, 2018 — 
Lori Wilkinson is a professor of sociology at the U of M who specializes in anti-racism. She talked about the posters, the message and how we should react to them with CBC Manitoba's Information Radio host Marcy Markusa

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The Armistice of Compiègne

November 6, 2018 — 
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the The Armistice of Compiègne, which formally ended the First World War

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Frank Baragar (left) with his brothers Frederick [BA/1914] and Charles [BA/1910, MD/1914] in 1918. All three brothers enlisted and survived the First World War.

‘Won’t peace be wonderful?’: saluting our WWI alumni

November 6, 2018 — 
Reflecting on some of our alumni who served in the First World War and lived to become influential Manitobans

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Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing, the final resting place for nearly 12,000 First World War servicemen.

Alumni Insights: All is Quiet (Cycling the Ypres Salient)

November 5, 2018 — 
'Cycling the Ypres Salient was an amazingly educational and emotional experience'

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Faculty of Arts professors named Professor Emeritus

November 5, 2018 — 
On Thursday, October 11, the following professors in the Faculty of Arts were honoured with the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus for their many contributions and years of service to the University of Manitoba.

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Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

November 1, 2018 — 
This fall, a workshop is 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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Meet Indigenous Scholar: Dr. Emma LaRocque

October 31, 2018 — 
On Nov. 1, Dr. Emma LaRocque will present as part of the Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series

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HMS Cornwallis ship supporting the evacuation of Suvla in December

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UM joins First World War commemoration

October 30, 2018 — 
The World Remembers commemorates the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War from Canada and fifteen participating nations

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