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Alexander Isbister

Our story begins with a gift

February 24, 2017 — 
In 1883, Alexander Kennedy Isbister bestowed $83,000 (a value over $1 million today) and 4,000 books to the U of M.

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To thank The Joyce Family Foundation for their support of youth in care, the University of Manitoba gifted Mr. Ron Joyce a star blanket when they met in November 2016. This blanket represents a gift that is practical and yet wraps the receiver in the spirit and love of the giver. The U of M thanks The Joyce Family Foundation for its transformative support of Youth in Care Tuition Grants, which will help youth in care to succeed at the post-secondary level.

Providing Manitobans with opportunities to thrive

February 14, 2017 — 
More Manitobans will have access to a transformative education thanks to a generous $1-million gift from The Joyce Family Foundation

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Asper School of Business

Enhancing the study of business ethics

January 10, 2017 — 
Alumni create $5-million ethics chair in Asper School of Business

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University of Manitoba administrative building.

Top stories of 2016

December 26, 2016 — 
Stories highlighting the success of our students and showcasing the global impact of our faculty, alumni and researchers

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Mikayla Preete

Unexpected career trajectory hits target

November 28, 2016 — 
'Student scholarships make even more of a difference than you think. For me, it was the lessening the stress due to a financial burden'

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Noralou Roos, professor in the department of community health sciences

Alumni and faculty appointed to Order of Canada

November 27, 2016 — 
Gregg Hanson, Sharon Carstairs, Warren Winkler, Marie Wilson, Michael Eskin and Noralou Roos recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada

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Helen Ma (second left) celebrates with new friends on the last day of school at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

International business

October 14, 2016 — 
Last spring Asper student Helen Ma received the University of Manitoba Business School Foundation International Study Award allowing her to study in Hong Kong

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President Barnard speaking with alumni at the Chancellors Tea

Many memories made at Homecoming 2016

September 30, 2016 — 
New events and familiar favourites gave alumni a reason to reminisce about their alma mater

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Homecoming Game 2016 balloon march

Student support propels campaign past $400M

September 24, 2016 — 
UMSU commitment recognized with naming of iconic building

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Andrew Chudley

Transforming experiences

September 23, 2016 — 
“This trip added so much value to my life.”

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