Desautels Faculty of Music Associate Professor Will Bonness wins Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year (Solo)
Fall 2019 Mini-Session
THE WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE OF 1919: THREE PERSPECTIVES: THREE WEEKS
Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 mini-session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of three sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba.
- Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- Runs November 6 until November 27
TOPIC: Winnipeg General Strike of 1919
Presenter: Dr. Julie Guard, Professor, History and Labour Studies
School of Art Gallery Visit: Robert Kell’s Winnipeg General Strike, 1919/ Bloody Saturday: The Making of a Monument| Noam Gonick and Bernie Miller
Presenter: Dr. Shep Steiner
** please note that this session will begin at 2:30 p.m.
Spies and Secret Codes of the Winnipeg General Strike
Presenter: Wayne Chan, Research Computer Analyst, Centre for Earth and Observation Science
Recent Alumni Stories
When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.
Twelve Manitobans will soon receive the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour