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Student Amy Jackson

Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program — Manitoba’s next generation of leaders

January 21, 2021 — 
The President Student Leadership Program (PSLP), the marquee initiative of the UM’s James W. Burns Leadership Institute is now welcoming applications for its third cohort

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UM campus in the fall.


Re-imagining the alumni voice

January 20, 2021 — 
All voices will be heard, as the Alumni Council strives to fully reflect the diversity of UM alumni

Three Minute Thesis presenter in front of camera

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Time is running out – Apply now for 3MT

January 13, 2021 — 
Grad Students: Do you want to give people an insightful look at your groundbreaking research, and have a chance to win cash prizes? If yes, you do not want to miss this opportunity!


Photos of the plane crash victims are displayed on a table, with candles lit in front of the photos, at a vigil on Jan. 10, 2020.

Honouring those lost on Flight PS752

January 6, 2021 — 
One year ago, UM lost five community members. A new fellowship and scholarship help mollify the pain by continuing their legacy


Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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Donor Relations

‘When you have a chance to share, you do’

December 16, 2020 — 
Alumni Donald and Elaine Triggs announce a $1M gift for a new bursary program for high potential students with financial need, from any faculty or field of study.

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Office of Sustainability

UM commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

December 10, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has officially signed the Global University and Colleges Climate Letter, which acknowledges that our planet and climate are in a state of emergency.

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John Loxley teaching

UM researcher posthumously honoured by Government of Canada

December 7, 2020 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced its set of Impact Awards recognizing Canada’s top social sciences and humanities researchers, and one award was bestowed on a UM faculty member who passed away in 2020

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Australian troops: Men of the 10th Brigade who had been in the front line trenches for several days have a foot inspection

Trench fever found among urban people who are homeless

December 7, 2020 — 
A disease common during the First World War, trench fever, has been found in some urban populations experiencing homelessness in Canada


Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi

Three UM researchers among most powerful women in Canada 

December 1, 2020 — 
Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are receiving the honour in three categories

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