On June 30, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community, including alumni, faculty and friends.
Fall 2019 Sessions
FALL 2019 SESSION
Registration will open in July for the Fall 2019 session of the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program! This exciting program of seven sessions is for seniors 60-plus and is open to alumni and friends of the University of Manitoba.
- Thursday mornings from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Runs September 12 until October 31
Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Glazebrook, Acting Associate Dean, Research, Kinesiology & Recreation Management
The Challenges of Polling: Thoughts on the 2019 Canadian Federal Election
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Adams, Rector, St. Paul’s College
Presenter: Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, PhD, FAHA, FIACS, FISHR, FFGTB, FCAHS Canada Research Chair in Molecular Cardiology, Director, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre Head, Division of Cardiovascular Science and Disease, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation
Presenter: Dr. Erwin Huebner, Professor Emeritus Department of Biological Sciences and “Artist in Residence” School of Art, University of Manitoba
Senior’s Mental Health
Presenter: Dr. Dan Chateau, Research Scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP), Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences
What is musicology and what can it teach us about Louis Riel?
Presenter: Dr. Colette Simonot-Maiello, Desautels Faculty of Music
Presenter: Dr. Marcia Anderson, Assistant Professor, Departments of Community Health Sciences and Internal MedicineExecutive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing
Recent Alumni Stories
The longtime dean of medicine and health sciences at UM was praised at his retirement celebration as an influential leader who has advanced equity and brought about transformative change
No less than three law students have been named recipients of the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. These remarkable students include Class of 2022’s Michael Badejo, President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2021-2022), Shawn Singh, an active member of the MLSA and participant in the Presidents’ Student Leadership Program cohort (2021), and Class of 2023’s Adam Kowal, who served as co-president of the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students’ Association during his second year of law.