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Seniors' Alumni Learning for Life Winter 2019

FEBRUARY 13

Why Do People Believe in UFOs?

Presenter: Chris Rutkowski, Canadian Science Writer and Educator

FEBRUARY 20

Critical and Emancipatory Peacebuilding: External Intervention and Local Agency for Social Justice

Presenter: Dr. Sean Byrne, Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies

FEBRUARY 27

How Can We Improve Kidney Transplant Outcomes?

Presenter: Dr. Julie Ho, MD FRCPC, Associate Professor Internal Medicine & Immunology

MARCH 6

A Collaborative Approach to Scientific Outreach: Education, Communications and Engagement

Presenter: Lucette Barber, Centre for Earth Observation Science

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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