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Jacqueline Hay

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Meet Vanier Scholar Jacqueline Hay

September 20, 2017 — 
When she was eight, she hung from a monkey bar for 11 minutes to prove a point, which was that she could hang from a monkey bar for 11 minutes

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Dr. Bonnie Buhler, centre, announced a $1 million gift on Sept. 14, 2017 to create an endowment fund to support outstanding graduate students in the Desautels Faculty of Music.

Opening Manitoba’s newest music space

September 15, 2017 — 
Desautels Faculty of Music unveils premier space, receives a major donation

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Savannah sparrow chick (the host species that was parasitized by the brown-headed cowbird) by Emily Pipher

Birds in Alberta oil fields forced to raise imposters at alarming rate

July 18, 2017 — 
NRI's Nicola Koper's latest study finds oil and gas infrastructure has lead to a four-fold increase of parasitic brown-headed cowbirds, which is bad news for songbirds

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(L-R) Katelin Neufeld and Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti.

Social change: are you doing it right?

June 9, 2017 — 
Katelin Neufeld [MA/14] is the inaugural recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship in Human Rights, established by College of Medicine professor emeritus Dr. Krishnamurti Dakshinamurti and his wife Dr. Ganga Dakshinamurti [DEd/92]

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André Marchildon, Rennie Zegalski and President David Barnard at a reception on April 17, 2017

Students pay it forward

April 19, 2017 — 
Students from 11 faculties, schools and colleges committed $4.75 million through the Student Referenda Program

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(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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// PHOTO BY KATIE CHALMERS-BROOKS

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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