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Decorating U of M windows with window decals and liquid chalk to protect birds in areas identified as high risk.

Global News: U of M staff and students use artwork to prevent fatal bird collisions

September 21, 2018 — 
A group of bird researchers and artists at the University of Manitoba are painting campus windows in the hope of lowering the number of birds killed each year


Faculty of Science

Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

September 18, 2018 — 
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan McConnell, Student Services Lead. Her long and fruitful career was celebrated by colleagues and many close friends who attended a retirement reception held in St. John’s College.

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Food Systems Research Group

FSRG talk – Navigating the complex nexus of food literacy, food security and disadvantage

September 18, 2018 — 
FSRG talk Oct 1 "The nexus between food literacy, food security and disadvantage” by Dr. Danielle Gallegos

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Faculty of Science

Lecture: History and Philosophy of Science with Dr. Anita Guerrini, Oregon State University

September 17, 2018 — 
Dr. Anita Guerrini, Horning Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History, Oregon State University. Adjunct Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara. will deliver this year’s 2018 Robin Connor lectures in History and Philosophy of Science, hosted by the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts.

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Faculty of Science

Government of Canada: NSERC PromoScience announcement – support for organizations to encourage the next generation of scientists and researchers

September 17, 2018 — 
On Monday, September 17, 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, kicked off Science Literacy Week, Sept. 17 – 23, in Ottawa with the announcement of the 2017 recipients of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Program. The announcement includes 11.9 million in funding for 163 grants that support hands-on learning experiences for young Canadians and teachers.

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An image from the new exhibit Coda // Photo: Paulson Des Brisay

Preventing bird deaths with art

September 14, 2018 — 
“Coda”, an exposé of bird window strike mortality, will open on Sept. 17, with a reception at 5 p.m.

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Agriculture students hone their skills in a dairy laboratory classroom. // PHOTO FROM UM DIGITAL COLLECTIONS - ARCHIVES & SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

13 classes our alumni think are A+

September 12, 2018 — 
From amazing professors to perfect-score papers, these are the classes our alumni say have made the grade

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Bison Soccer Bruna_Mavignier

Women’s Soccer looking promising in 2018

September 10, 2018 — 
This Friday, the Bison women’s soccer team hosts the Trinity Western Spartans in their 2018 home opener match at the West Turf on Chancellor Matheson Blvd. Game time is 6 p.m.


Dr. John Robinson - 2018 Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability is top-of-mind for many students, staff and faculty at the U of M

September 6, 2018 — 
Dr. John Robinson, a leading expert in the fields of sustainability and climate change, will deliver a public lecture on Sept. 26 along with other sustainability-focused events

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Faculty of Science

A warm welcome for new students – Science Orientation Day a success!

September 6, 2018 — 
New students enrolled in the Faculty of Science had a great time at the orientation day organized by the Science Students Association, (SSA), in collaboration with a number of other groups on September 4, 2018.

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