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The Walrus: Beyond Bilingualism

May 31, 2018 — 
“It’s shocking to me how many Canadians don’t know the meaning of the name Canada, the name Manitoba, the name Winnipeg,” says Niigaan Sinclair,

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Helping people with undiagnosed needs

May 31, 2018 — 
Matthew Cook has built an artificial intelligence to help people who suffer from undiagnosed mental illness

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A manifesto for our times

May 30, 2018 — 
University of Manitoba alumna Tanis MacDonald has teamed up with CBC's Rosanna Deerchild to write GUSH: menstrual manifestos for our times.

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Laura Michalchyshyn (centre left), with the production team for Bobby Kennedy for President. // Photo from Henny Garfunkel

Alumni Abroad: Filming the winds of change

May 30, 2018 — 
You can find Laura Michalchyshyn in the company of some of the biggest names in show business

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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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