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Spring 2019 Session

  • Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Runs April 10 until May 29

APRIL 10

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Knowledge Translation from the Lab to the Public

Presenter: Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Management

APRIL 17

The Power of Big Data for Chronic Disease Surveillance

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Lix Professor & Acting Associate Head| Department of Community Health Sciences, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Methods for Electronic Health Data Quality, Director, Data Science Platform, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

APRIL 24

Cracking Open the Door of the Vault: Treasures in the University of Manitoba’s Rare Book Room

Presenter: Dr. Shelley Sweeney, University Archivist, Head of Archives & Special Collections

MAY 1

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Current State of Knowledge and Current Controversies in the Field

Presenter: Dr. Tracie Afifi, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Associate Editor, Child Abuse & Neglect, Royal Society of Canada Inducted College Member

MAY 9

The Science, Business and Politics of Climate Change

Presenter: Dr. Hersh Shefrin, Distinguished Alumni Award Lifetime Achievement Recipient

MAY 15

Assisted Death Law – How Does Canada Compare?

Presenter:  Dr. Mary Sharif, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law

MAY 22

From Truth to Reconciliation

Presenter: Ry Moran, Director of the National Research Centre for Truth & Reconciliation

 

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions, please call Alumni Relations at 204-474-9946 or email alumni@umanitoba.ca.

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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