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Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians among recipients of honorary degrees

April 11, 2019 — 
Each year, the University of Manitoba bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancement of culture, communications, education, administration, scholarship, leadership, philanthropy, mentorship, or business.

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(L-R) Brian Dobie, Kelsey Wog and Brett Stovin.

Date with a Donor: Running with the herd

April 9, 2019 — 
For nearly 30 years, Brian Dobie has been giving to scholarships that support student-athletes in all areas of Bison Sports

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Israel Idonije honoured by Governor General

March 27, 2019 — 
Israel Idonije has received a Meritorious Service Decoration the Governor General of Canada

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Nicole Michaud-Oystryk (left ) and AdaDucas

Beyond the stacks: Retirees create research fund for librarians

March 25, 2019 — 
For Ada Ducas and Nicole Michaud-Oystryk, it was like getting struck by lightning – twice

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Students stand with the President in his house alongside the Dean

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Student giving at unprecedented new heights

March 18, 2019 — 
For the past 32 years, students at the U of M have participated in a program like no other in North America

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Dr. Hersh Shefrin

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Dr. Hersh Shefrin: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Lifetime Achievement

March 11, 2019 — 
Dr. Hersh Shefrin [BSc(Hons)/70] has built his career on behavioural finance—the understanding that people can be unpredictable, rash and foolish

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Build brighter futures through the Faculty, Staff and Retirees Giving Campaign

March 6, 2019 — 
When a community comes together, great things are possible

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Molly Smyth at Guggenheim in Bilbao

Donor Relations

Five reasons to give according to students

March 4, 2019 — 
When you give to the U of M, you’re helping build brighter futures for our students and our university community

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James Burns [BComm/51, LLD/87 (Hon.)]

Remembering James Burns: business giant, alumnus, philanthropist

February 14, 2019 — 
Alumnus James Burns, one of Canada’s most prominent business leaders, died Monday in Winnipeg

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Remembering visionary Ron Joyce, C.M.

February 4, 2019 — 
Family foundation helping youth attend U of M

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