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A survivor who joined the Royal Winnipeg Rifles

January 22, 2021 — 
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember UM alum Hans Wolpe


Roberta Woodgate in 2019

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing prof focuses study on mental health model for First Nations children

January 19, 2021 — 
Dr. Roberta Woodgate, a distinguished professor with the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Canada Research Chair was recently awarded nearly $1.3 million from CIHR for a five-year project

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Water flows from a metal pipe into a river.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Research project to analyze human viruses in Winnipeg’s rivers

January 15, 2021 — 
A student in the VADA Program will test treated wastewater that flows into the Red and Assiniboine Rivers for human viruses, including the one that causes COVID-19.

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Snow covers the ground and trees around the Administration Building on Fort Garry campus.

President Michael Benarroch update on Summer Term and supporting our collective success

January 13, 2021 — 
'Thank you to faculty, students, staff and everyone for your continued resilience and commitment to UM’s mission and vision'

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An exemplary skull of a gorgonopsian collected from Zambia in 2018 and currently at the Burke Museum of Natural History. The upper canine of this specimen is broken and would have extended below the lower jaw. Photo credit: Brandon Peecook

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

UM researcher part of team that finds surprising connection between dinosaurs and mammals

December 23, 2020 — 
Kirstin Brink is part of a team that discovered that gorgonopsians, early ancestors to mammals and not related to dinosaurs, have very similar tooth structure to carnivorous dinosaurs.

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Holiday graphic with admin building in snow globe.

A year end message from President Benarroch

December 17, 2020 — 
'This year, 2020, has demanded that we let go of so many daily practices and cherished traditions that brought meaning and connection to our lives'


Eleven new Canada Research Chairs awarded to UM faculty

December 16, 2020 — 
New CRC research explores a range of health, social and science fields

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study discovers new targets for MS treatment and potential early disease marker

December 14, 2020 — 
UM researchers have discovered that a specific protein has the potential to be used as a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) and could one day predict whether someone may develop the disease

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A picture of the four Apser, undergraduate team members.

Asper School of Business

Asper Case teams place first and third during weekend competitions

November 17, 2020 — 
The Asper graduate team took home first place at this year’s Ted Rogers Ethical Leadership Case Competition held virtually on Nov. 14

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Student with a laptop | Image from Pixabay

Technology now a vital tool for pandemic learning

November 16, 2020 — 
Many students facing this challenge were able to receive help through the COVID-19 UM Student Technology Fund


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