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The northern fulmar, bird of prey // Image: Mark Mallory

Where to eat in the North American Arctic

January 4, 2019 — 
Researchers develop novel maps to help protect crucial Arctic ecosystems

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an illiutsrtion of birch trees in snow

Editors pick their top stories of 2018

December 20, 2018 — 
Chosen becasue they inspire hope, bring a smile, or make you learn something useful, like how to prevent your computer from catching fire. 

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Antonina Kandiurin, Access student

Extended Education

See what’s out there for you with Access

December 18, 2018 — 
“My brother didn’t care about school growing up, but he saw me and he realized it is possible. He is looking at his options.” - Antonina Kandiurin

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

VADA program offers valuable skills in disease prevention

December 13, 2018 — 
New graduate training program graduates first master’s students

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Taylor Morrisseau

Faculty of Science

Invent the Future Together – Be a Mentor

December 2, 2018 — 
Contribute to the future success of our immensely talented students, and become a mentor.

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New antibacterial compound to combat cystic fibrosis infections

November 27, 2018 — 
Dr. Silvia Cardona publishes results of cystic-fibrosis-related research in prestigious ASM journal

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Team Bee Box captured the grand prize of $5,000 as well as the People’s Choice award of $500.

Sweet win for Bee Box

November 26, 2018 — 
The 2018 edition of Game Changer: Manitoba’s Idea Competition, wrapped up with an exciting round of presentations from the three finalist teams

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Human Resources

Robotic arm grabs attention at Fort Garry campus

November 20, 2018 — 
U of M hosts close to 50 students at the Fort Garry campus for Take Our Kids to Work Day

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

November 20, 2018 — 
Naming a new butterfly species from North America is very uncommon

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This illustration depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a number of drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae diplococcal bacteria. Note that extending from the organisms’ exterior were type IV pili, or hair-like appendages, which in this case, are used to promote motility for these bacteria, and improve surface adherence. The artistic recreation was based upon scanning electron microscopic (SEM) imagery.

CTV: Canadian researchers developing ‘Trojan horse’ weapon to battle bacterial superbugs

November 16, 2018 — 
U of M researchers at the frontline of the antibiotic fight

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