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Group of actors in farming costumes on stage.

Faculty of Arts

Seeds blossoms on the stage

November 24, 2022 — 
The UM Theatre Program in the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media shines in their first in-person mainstage show since 2020.

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Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis is turned towards Samady. They are both wearing masks.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Awards Evening celebrates dentistry, dental hygiene successes

November 24, 2022 — 
Rovielle Rantael was overwhelmed but also felt a sense of accomplishment when she received the news she won a pair of prestigious scholarships.

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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.

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Asper School of Business

The Promise and Pitfalls of Government Guidance Funds

November 23, 2022 — 
Wei’s study utilizes descriptive statistics of VC and private equity investments as well as in-depth interviews with executives in China to paint a more detailed picture of the state-private partnerships in financing innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Muditha in the Brodie Centre

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

VADA program focuses grad student research on health data, patient well-being

November 23, 2022 — 
The Visual and Automated Disease Analytics (VADA) program, trains graduate students in cutting-edge visual and analytic techniques enabling them to translate complex health data into insights that can be used to improve the health of populations, detect and manage infectious disease outbreaks, and support health professional decision making.

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Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right), led the team that discovered the plant fossiles inside the Cold War-era ice samples

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

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen’s research honoured with three international awards in 2022

November 22, 2022 — 
Dorthe Dahl-Jensen has received the Balzan Prize, the Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize and been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 2022.

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CBC Future 40 list highlights UM big thinkers and change makers

November 22, 2022 — 
CBC Manitoba’s Future 40 Awards are back and the announcement comes with a significant list of UM representation.

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School of Art

School of Art Student Gallery presents: Bead by Thread / Altered Forms

November 22, 2022 — 
A collaborative exhibition showcasing the obscure ties between the craft of Beading and the craft of Sculpture. 

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Macaulay’s Essay on Addison, a book owned by Marshall McLuhan

Rare book acquired by UM Archives features “marginalia” by Marshall McLuhan

November 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections recently acquired a copy of a book titled Macaulay’s Essay on Addison. The book had been owned by world renowned Canadian media ecology guru and writer Marshall McLuhan

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Desautels Faculty of Music

The Desautels Faculty of Music mourns the passing of Richard Burleson on October 30th.

November 22, 2022 — 
Richard is survived by daughters Jessica Burleson (Duncan Owen), Winnipeg, and Rachel Yossifon (Yossi); grandchildren Noa, Nadav, and Eliana Yossifon, Kfar Saba, Israel; ex-wife Paula (Korman) Burleson, Winnipeg; sister-in-law Jan (MacLaren) Burleson, Benson, Vermont; and loving nieces and nephews.

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