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New Student Peer Mentoring Program helps first-year students navigate university

October 27, 2020 — 
The program has been specially designed to help new students adapt to university by providing peer support, skills-based programming and social networking.

Victoria Nwabuisi

Finding and creating community for international students

October 21, 2020 — 
Victoria Nwabuisi is the most recent recipient of the Alumni Association’s Community Leadership Scholarship.

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Friends and family of Dr. Forough Khadem (left to right: Pat Robertson, Dr. Saied Ghavami, Dr. Hope Anderson, Mr. Kourosh Doustshenas, Dr. Digvir Jayas, Dr. Louise Simard, Dr. Jude Uzonna)


Honouring alumna Dr. Forough Khadem

October 7, 2020 — 
An endowed scholarship has been established in Dr. Forough Khadem's name to support international female graduate students working in the bio-medical sciences who demonstrate leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science.

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A group photo of more than 40 Asper School of Business. It is a diverse group of people and everyone is smiling.

Asper School of Business

Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

October 2, 2020 — 
In celebration of World Teacher’s Day on October 5, 2020, we reached out on social media and asked: “Is there an Asper professor who made a difference in your life?”


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Acting on passion: Meet the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

September 29, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is honouring nine remarkable individuals with 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Paul Soubry

UM community philanthropists honoured

September 25, 2020 — 
The Manitoba chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will recognize three leaders of the Front and Centre Campaign – Paul Soubry, Michael Nesbitt and John Kearsey – for their philanthropic activities

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Three UM researchers to quickly investigate COVID-19’s knock-on effects

September 21, 2020 — 
Helping the old, the young and the abused

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Dr. Bruce Chown on a stamp

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New stamp honours health pioneer Dr. Bruce Chown

September 15, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Henry Bruce Chown [MD/22] is one of six groundbreaking physicians and researchers being celebrated across the country this week with the unveiling of a set of commemorative Canada Post stamps.

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Alumna Diane Roussin


Living library creates an interactive way to celebrate Indigenous alumni success

September 14, 2020 — 
Learn about the career paths of four Indigenous UM alumni on October 2.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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