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Someone to count on: Statistician Wilf Falk’s role as defender

January 23, 2018 — 
Meet Wilf Falk [MSc/72] former CEO of the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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UofM Faculty of Science, honoured alumna Trish Simner develops novel diagnostic tools for war on superbugs

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Trish Simner (PhD/11), Director of the Medical Bacteriology and Parasitology Laboratories at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient

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A networking celebration – Careers in Science, Alumni and Student Mixer, Awards Presentation

January 22, 2018 — 
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event

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From programmer to CEO: U of M Alum David Kuik explains a slightly less than linear career progression

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. David Kuik [BSc (Honours)/94], CEO and Managing Partner, Norima Consulting, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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Dr. Rod Wasylishen’s Journey from “Handy Andy” Chemist to World Class Spectrometrist

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Rod Wasylishen [MSc/70, PhD/72], Lifetime Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Alberta, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient

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Where Business Meets Science: U of M Alum Jon Meltzer is Making an Impact for the Better

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Jon Meltzer [BSc/92; PhD/00] Senior Vice-President, LabCorp, 2018 Faculty of Science, Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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Faculty of Science alumnus Rick Chartrand

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From ‘New Guy’ to Successful Start-Up Founder, UM Alum Rick Chartrand Shows How It’s Done

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Rick Chartrand, [BSc/93], Co-Founder and Mathematician, Descartes Labs, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient. Dr. Chartrand’s career has spanned both academia and industry. He co-founded Descartes Labs with other scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory, their work specializing in calibration and analysis of satellite imagery.

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“Pre-selected optimist”: How hard work and determination led Dr. Michael Landry to some heavenly discoveries

January 22, 2018 — 
Meet Dr. Michael Landry [PhD/00], Director, LIGO Hanford Observatory, Washington, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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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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Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning

January 15, 2018 — 
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.

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