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‘Messy and Magical’: Elementary students to enjoy ‘Discovery Days’ May 3 and 4

April 27, 2018 — 
Paper marbling, a potions class à la Hogwarts School of Wizardry!, math mania or a physics stunts show? These are just some of the options available to the nearly 2,000 elementary school students attending this year’s “Discovery Days” on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. Hosted by the Faculties of Science and Engineering on May 3rd and 4th.

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On April 14 Science marches on!

April 9, 2018 — 
For an event that only started a year ago, the March for Science has a lot of momentum behind it

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Volunteer for Science Rendezvous!

March 22, 2018 — 
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!

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Acclaimed American astronomer to speak on theory of multiverse

March 20, 2018 — 
Dr. Virginia Trimble believes there isn’t just one universe, but many

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Chances are: statistics Professor Elif Acar tells how a science project changed her life

February 12, 2018 — 
As a statistician, Professor Elif Acar knows all about how to calculate the probability of a given scenario, taking into account scores of different variables. However, as skilled a statistician as Acar is, it’s unlikely she would ever have been able to predict her current situation as a professor of statistics at a Canadian university, given the facts of her own childhood.

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Faculty of Science Co-op Program lets students earn while they learn

February 1, 2018 — 
“Earn While You Learn”: Sound too good to be true? The Faculty of Science Co-Op Program wants students to know that it’s not. Whether it’s gaining practical experience in their chosen field, building future business connections, or test-driving a career they’re not sure about, the Co-Op program has it all.

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A networking celebration – Faculty of Science Alumni honoured

January 23, 2018 — 
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, the Faculty of Science will celebrate seven outstanding alumni at the third annual Careers in Science - Pathways to Achievement Event

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Someone to count on: Statistician Wilf Falk’s role as defender

January 23, 2018 — 
Meet Wilf Falk [MSc/72] former CEO of the Manitoba Bureau of Statistics, 2018 Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award recipient.

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Challenge yourself, take risks: Dean Stefi Baum stresses the value of self-discovery in higher learning

January 15, 2018 — 
Dean Stefi Baum recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science advises students to find something (or many things!) that their passionate about.

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Seeing electrons: from individual atoms to processes inside cells

December 1, 2017 — 
As part of the Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary Series, Unter to Uber, Dr. Lena F. Kourkoutis will be giving a special lecture on how new technology has made it possible to “see” inside molecules, even at the atomic level.

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