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Natasha Jacobson

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New biosystems engineering instructor helps students explore meaningful careers

October 7, 2022 — 
Dr. Natasha Jacobson joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering (co-located in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and the Price Faculty of Engineering) as Instructor II on July 1, 2022. She graduated with her PhD in Biosystems Engineering from the University of Manitoba, and has since had experiences ranging from sustainable building design to neurodegeneration research. Natasha instructs first year and fourth year students, and using hands-on, impactful design projects, hopes to help students discover where an engineering degree can lead them.


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Faculty of Law

Homecoming 2022: Celebrating a 50-year partnership between Legal Aid Manitoba and Robson Hall

October 6, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law hosted its 2022 Homecoming event on September 21 in collaboration with Legal Aid Manitoba to celebrate the 50-year partnership that has existed between the two institutions. Since 1972, Legal Aid lawyers have supervised law students working at the University of Manitoba Community Law Centre (known as the Legal Aid clinic) to provide experiential learning opportunities to law students and ensure access to justice to persons who cannot afford a lawyer.


New Academic Jobs – October 5, 2022

October 5, 2022 — 
New Academic Jobs - October 5, 2022

Asper School of Business

Cheer on Asper student athletes in seven Bison sports teams

October 5, 2022 — 
This year, we are excited to cheer on 39 Asper student athletes across 7 sports as they balance their schedules in sport and in the classroom.

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Faculty of Education

2022 Faculty of Education Alumni Association’s Awards

October 4, 2022 — 
On Wednesday, September 22nd, The Faculty of Education Alumni Association’s Awards celebrated distinguished alumni as part of UM Homecoming week

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Get Hired! Week of October 3, 2022

October 4, 2022 — 
Are you looking for work, trying to get that first job, or want to gain experience in your field of study? You won’t want to miss the weekly edition of Get Hired, by Career Services!


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Extended Education

Additional skills provide opportunities for UM Alumni

October 4, 2022 — 
“There is a global shortage of talent.” - Yvonne Kinley

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Joanne Thiessen Martens

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New soil science professor pursues sustainable phosphorus management

October 4, 2022 — 
Joanne Thiessen Martens joined the Department of Soil Science as Assistant Professor in Soil Chemistry and Fertility on August 1, 2022.


Information Services and Technology

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October 3, 2022 — 
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (Cyber Month) in Canada, and the University of Manitoba is proud to be Get Cyber Safe champions working to help Canadians stay safe online. Cyber Month is an important time to reflect, as individuals and as an organization, on how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones online.

Information Services and Technology

What are the Wi-Fi options for students, staff, faculty, and guests?

September 28, 2022 — 
Did you know that the university has three Wi-Fi options for our campus community?


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