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FALL 2018

SEPTEMBER 13

Artificial Stomach – A New Technology to Advance the Science of Food for Health

Presenter: Dr. Nancy Ames – Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Food and Nutritional Sciences

SEPTEMBER 20

The ‘Bear’ Truth: Our World is Changing

Presenter: Jill Bueddefeld – PhD Student, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

SEPTEMBER 27

Nature in Your Yard

Presenter:Ted McLachlan – Senior Scholar, Department of Landscape Architecture

OCTOBER 4

NO SESSION

OCTOBER 11

“Back to the Centre – Downtown for All Ages.”

Presenter: Richard Milgrom

OCTOBER 18

Developing a personalized medicine strategy to treat malignant brain tumours

Presenter: Sachin Katyal- Asst. Professor, University of Manitoba, Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics,

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences; Senior Scientist, Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba

OCTOBER 25

Alzheimer’s Disease Early Diagnosis & Treatment Strategies

Presenter: Zahra Moussavi – Director, Biomedical Engineering Program Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

NOVEMBER 1

How Should Universities Handle Sexual Violence Complaints?

Presenter:Karen Busby – Professor, Faculty of Law and Academic Director of the University of Manitoba Centre for Human Rights Research.

 

Recent Alumni Stories

George Rubenfeld (centre) with his family in France, 1950. // Photo credit: Belle Jarniewski, Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors
Life after the Holocaust: Alumni who survived

Jan. 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Second World War – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust

Somia (B.Env.Sc Honours Co-op) is in the middle with Eden Klein (B.Env.Sc. Honours Co-op) to her right and Josie Cooke (B.Env.St. Major Co-op) to her left.
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources alumna talks about co-op

Somia Sadiq (MNRM 2016; B.Env.Sc. Honours Co-op 2006)is an alumna from UM’s Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources and a Principal Partner of Narratives Inc., a company that provides services in the fields of Impact Assessment, Indigenous engagement and Conflict Transformation. The company currently employs six Planners, many of whom are students or graduates of the Riddell co-op program.  Narratives Inc. was recently nominated and became a finalist for an ECO Impact Award recognizing innovation in the environmental field. 

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