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Chris and Casey smiling at the camera at the soil reader field.

Faculty of Science

General Science Internship Program (GSIP)

July 6, 2024 — 
Work-integrated learning (WIL) has become fundamental to the Canadian educational experience, equipping students with practical skills and experience necessary for success in the workforce. The Faculty of Science is excited to offer a brand-new work integrated program to students in the B.Sc. General degree program.

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Associate Dean (research), Faculty of Science, Steve Whyard smiling standing in front of trees on campus during the summer (2024)

UM Faces and Spaces: Steve Whyard

July 5, 2024 — 
Learn more about Steve Whyard, associate dean (research) in the Department of Science, professor of Biological Sciences, and his efforts to control pests, such as mosquitoes, through RNA technology.

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Students

Get experience and get paid with Level UP

July 2, 2024 — 
It can sometimes be challenging for students to access learning opportunities beyond their coursework. Level UP is changing that reality, with a new program that connects you to employers for a paid opportunity to learn new skills and broaden your horizons.

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Asper School of Business

Asper case competition season concludes with prestigious graduate win in business ethics

June 25, 2024 — 
In the 2023-24 season 80 Asper School of Business teams participated in 37 external competitions, bringing their business insights to cases across North America and to Thailand, Ireland, Lithuania and more.

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Research and International

UM and UBC lead groundbreaking research to improve gut health

June 23, 2024 — 
Researchers from the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia have secured a $250,000 grant from the Government of Canada through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (Exploration) to lead a groundbreaking project aimed at developing new treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. The University of Alberta is also involved as a partner.

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A ceremonial flame lit at the Mashkiki Gitigaan - Medicine Garden.

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at UM

June 21, 2024 — 
An opportunity to actively listen and recognize the histories, cultures, and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples across Turtle Island

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The Bentwood Box at National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

Mythbusting: Residential Schools were well-intentioned

June 20, 2024 — 
For National Indigenous History month, we're looking to dispel some myths that may be held around Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Sean Carleton, associate professor, in the Department of History and Department of Indigenous Studies addresses the critical issue of residential school denialism, a form of misinformation that distorts the facts about the residential school system.

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Mythbusting: Indigenous Peoples get everything for free

June 18, 2024 — 
As part of National Indigenous History month, we take a look at dispelling some myths that may be held around the Indigenous Peoples. Watch our first video with Niigaan Sinclair, graduate chair and professor in the Department of Indigenous studies, columnist and sought-after voice on education, politics and reconciliation.

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UM Researchers Comacho and Fayek stand at the top of a mountain during feild work.

Research and International

UM researchers to develop sustainable extraction methods for critical minerals

June 17, 2024 — 
UM researchers are collaborating with industry and academic partners to develop innovative technologies and sustainable practices to address key issues related to critical metals exploration and extraction.

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Photo of a grolar or pizzly bear (a hybrid of a polar and grizzly bear) sleeping on a rock

UM researcher helps to track Grolar or Pizzly bears

June 13, 2024 — 
A UM researcher is part of team of North American researchers who used a new chip to track the diversity and hybridization between polar bears and grizzly bears. Read more about the research and the new tool they used to find out just how common this kind of hybridization might be around the world.

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