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Kyla Smith recipient of Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award

November 7, 2018 — 
Congratulations to Kyla Smith, for being selected as a recipient of the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award from the university’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Elvina Mukhamedshina on duty at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France.

Alumni Abroad: Sharing the story of sacrifice

November 5, 2018 — 
There are two little pieces of Canada in northern France, and every year university students are sent over to tell their story

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Office of Sustainability

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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Herbarium Exhibit

Faculty of Science

Dry Media IV: A Herbarium Art Exhibit

October 29, 2018 — 
Week-long exhibit in downtown Winnipeg will celebrate the diversity of plants located in the U of M Herbarium by featuring the work of a wide variety of artists

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Unraveling cannabis’ genetic history and debunking marketing myths

October 25, 2018 — 
A Q&A with a biologist who sequenced its genome

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Food Systems Research Group

FSRG talk – The evolution of Canada’s international food assistance policies

October 24, 2018 — 
FSRG talk Oct 31 “The Evolution of Canada’s International Food Assistance Policies” by Dr. Ryan Cardwell

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Terry Duguid, MP (Winnipeg South), flanked by Dr. Digvir Jayas (left) and Dr. Marc Fortin (VP of Research Partnerships at NSERC), with successful grant applicants

NSERC announces more than $13M in funding for U of M

October 12, 2018 — 
Funding and scholarships for researchers and students across all disciplines

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Office of Sustainability

Let’s Talk Waste: Disposable Cups

October 12, 2018 — 
Disposable coffee cups are a big problem not only for the U of M, but also across the globe. The university community can do its part to prevent more disposable coffee cups from ending up in the landfill.

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Faculty of Science

International win for students at the 2018 Humanoid Application Challenge

October 11, 2018 — 
Students working in the Autonomous Agents Laboratory in the Department of Computer Science had a strong showing again at the 2018 Humanoid Application Challenge, at the 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018)

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Faculty of Science

“We get experience; they get new ideas”: Science Co-op partners with Wawanesa Insurance to spectacular effect

October 10, 2018 — 
Its a win-win for students and employers participating in the University of Manitoba Science Co-op Program.

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