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PIMS: Math Mania Reaches First Nations Communities in Manitoba

June 29, 2017 — 
Thanks to the efforts of Darja Barr, Math Mania, has made it to the Canadian Prairies in the form of an Indigenous Outreach and Mentorship Project. This project is making considerable strides in building connections with Indigenous communities across the province as well as with Indigenous students at the University of Manitoba.

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Coffee to Go, Swedish Style: Math Student Colin Desmarais enters PhD program at prestigious Uppsala University

May 25, 2017 — 
Sweden will be a big change for the Manitoba born and bred Desmarais, who began his MSc studies here at the University of Manitoba in Fall 2015. Under the supervision of Mathematics Assistant Professor Dr. David Gunderson.

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Honoured Faculty of Science Alumni Awards Celebration

February 2, 2017 — 
On Thursday, January 26th, the Faculty of Science celebrated seven outstanding alumni at the second annual Alumni Awards event.

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Meet Dr. Hersh Shefrin, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 18, 2017 — 
Hersh Shefrin is an expert on why people behave as they do. His writings spearheaded the development of two distinct subfields, behavioural economics and behavioural finance, which blend economics, finance, mathematics, and psychology.

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The math and physics of snowflakes

December 15, 2016 — 
What snow is―really

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Math? or Play in the Gym? Answer: Both

October 3, 2016 — 
After the success of Math Mania events in B.C., Darja Kalajdzievska of the U of M brings the fun to Manitoba

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Wpg Free Press: Students need to master basic math skills to thrive

September 13, 2016 — 
Op-ed by Robert Craigen, associate professor of mathematics

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Lecture: Isaac Newton’s Alchemy

October 6, 2015 — 
Why one of the most insightful scientists in history was convinced that alchemical transformations were scientifically plausible.

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Dr. Kanta Gupta, appointed Honorary Professor of Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences

June 29, 2015 — 
Distinguished professor of mathematics honoured.

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So what can you do with a science degree?

June 11, 2015 — 
Professor Shefrin is pioneer of behavioral finance.

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