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Price Faculty of Engineering

UM CubeSat ‘Iris’ ready for lift-off

May 29, 2023 — 
The UM Cube Satellite may be small but it’s ready to make a big impact.

Marcel Desautels performing at the official opening of the Desautels Faculty of Music’s new, state-of-the-art facilities in September 2017

Remembering UM benefactor, alumnus Marcel A. Desautels, CM, OOnt, OM

January 31, 2023 — 
Former business leader Marcel André Desautels, one of the University of Manitoba’s most distinguished benefactors and alumni, has passed away. He was 88.

Yom HaShoah honours the Jews who perished in the Holocaust during the Second World War.

Let’s reaffirm our ideals in the fight against racism and hatred in all their forms

January 27, 2023 — 
A message from President Michael Benarroch on International Holocaust Remembrance Day


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Let’s Talk about mental health and end the stigmatizing of mental illnesses

January 16, 2023 — 
January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; check out how UM is joining the conversation

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Winter, people walking outside the Tier Building at Fort Garry campus

UM will close for this holiday season at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23

December 20, 2022 — 
UM resumes full operations on Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Circular-shaped headshots of nine students

Faculty of Graduate Studies

UM welcomes Canada’s top graduate students

November 28, 2022 — 
Record-setting nine Vanier Scholars join UM community

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NCTR and SSHRC partner to launch new funding for Indigenous-led research

November 23, 2022 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) will invest $6 million to support Indigenous-led research across Canada.


Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program works with local organizations

November 21, 2022 — 
The fourth cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) recently completed their 2022 summer community leadership projects.

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Research and International

Meet Dr. B. Mario Pinto, the new Vice-President (Research and International)

November 16, 2022 — 
Join the conversation December 1 around UM’s new era of research.

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A groundbreaking ceremony is held for the new home of NCTR

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation welcomes funding for Centre’s new permanent home and long term work

November 9, 2022 — 
$60 million in federal funding will help build a new, permanent home for NCTR at the University of Manitoba.


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