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Front and Centre – Graduate Student Support News Archive

(L-R) Beverly O'Connell, Carla Shapiro and Norma Brown at the March 20, 2017 fundraiser.

Nursing staff and faculty raising funds for scholarship in honour of Celeste Waldman

March 21, 2017 — 
Dozens of nursing staff and faculty enjoyed a potluck lunch to raise funds in honour of a beloved faculty member and graduate student who passed away recently

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Shedlmor Sevillo

Supporting the dreams of others

March 15, 2017 — 
Unable to afford post-secondary education for herself, staff member compelled to help students who share her passion for advocacy

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Peter Trokajlo on summit of Mt Blanc

CANDID: Meet Peter Trokajlo

September 28, 2016 — 
He's climbed two mountains but wishes he was less cautious in life. He volunteers at a hospital, has a difficult time deciding what his favourite element is, and researches how plastic can deliver anti-cancer drugs

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Patlee Creary with her family

Changing the conversation

September 23, 2016 — 
342 new scholarships, bursaries and awards

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Globe and Mail: Working on my second PhD, my interest in Alzheimer’s became a duty

September 1, 2016 — 
Ahmad Byagowi, a 34-year-old student, just defended his second PhD in electrical engineering

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Gregory Lewis, a rising star on the national and international stage, frequently plays with orchestras across Canada, and has graced the stage at Carnegie Hall twice in the past year.

Scholarships get a $140,000 boost from donors

July 25, 2016 — 
Student Support Matching Campaign to benefit both undergraduate and graduate students

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Warren Blunt

CANDID: Meet Warren Blunt, Wu Scholar

June 23, 2016 — 
He dislikes social media, loves research, and is incredibly thankful to a Knight he has never met

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Free Press, Winnipeg Sun: U of M nearing Front and Centre goal

June 21, 2016 — 
As reported in the Winnipeg Free Press and the Winnipeg Sun, the U of M is approaching a historic landmark for the Front and Centre campaign

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Front and Centre campaign reaches $394,821,382

June 20, 2016 — 
Major milestone in the ongoing campaign, the largest philanthropic investment in the history of Manitoba

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Ross McCallum

Scholarships change lives, ask Ross McCallum

June 8, 2016 — 
Scholarships eliminate financial barriers, are a catalyst for student success, and ensure that the university attracts and retains top students

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