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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

Helping more Indigenous students come to study

March 23, 2017 — 
$1M Donation to Front and Centre campaign creates the Qualico Bridge to success program

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a human brain

Experts available for comment on federal budget

March 22, 2017 — 
Economists and political scientists available to media

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Listen to your heart: Renowned researcher shares vital info at nursing event

March 10, 2017 — 
Helen Glass Lecture: “What’s Your Heart Telling You? It’s Time to Talk about Cardiovascular Health”


a cross section of dark, rich soil

Frozen soils overlooked as greenhouse gas emitter and reduction opportunity

March 10, 2017 — 
New Canadian study shows we need to recalculate global greenhouse gas emissions

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A concert for the Prairies

February 17, 2017 — 
Concerts explore work of John Greer, who’s inspired by Canadian folk songs and prairie poetry


To thank The Joyce Family Foundation for their support of youth in care, the University of Manitoba gifted Mr. Ron Joyce a star blanket when they met in November 2016. This blanket represents a gift that is practical and yet wraps the receiver in the spirit and love of the giver. The U of M thanks The Joyce Family Foundation for its transformative support of Youth in Care Tuition Grants, which will help youth in care to succeed at the post-secondary level.

Providing Manitobans with opportunities to thrive

February 14, 2017 — 
More Manitobans will have access to a transformative education thanks to a generous $1-million gift from The Joyce Family Foundation

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David Foster with grammy awards

David Foster – producer, composer, humanitarian – announced as 2017 IDEA recipient

February 2, 2017 — 
Recognizing his contributions to the music industry, economic life in Canada, and his work with over 400 charities


Major infrastructure funding announcement

January 23, 2017 — 
A major infrastructure funding announcement will take place at the University of Manitoba on Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Asper launches new Master of Finance program

January 16, 2017 — 
Emphasizes ethics-based, academic training designed to prepare students to write all three levels of exams needed to obtain a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation

Manitoba and Genome Canada invest in research in Canada’s Arctic

January 16, 2017 — 
$4-M investment for genomics research in oil spill preparedness and emergency response in Arctic marine environment

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