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Wpg Free Press: Indigenous businesses soar

February 11, 2020 — 
UM experts are taking part

Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right) with Minister for Research in Denmark Tommy Ahler, looking at a piece of ice from the Glacial period.

Discover: Skip the Gloom and Doom and Get Cracking on Solving Climate Change

February 10, 2020 — 
Discover magazine interviewed professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen

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Looking down on fruits and vegetables at a grocery store. // Image from Pixabay

Wpg Free Press: Online Winnipeg atlas charts food deserts, ‘city-wide’ insecurity

February 6, 2020 — 
Food insecurity in Winnipeg, and health problems associated with it, have spread far beyond the city's poorest neighbourhoods, the map shows.

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Postmedia: Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards in Ottawa

February 5, 2020 — 
As an advocate for Indigenous women, law student and Manitoba Métis Federation member, Alana Robert has worked to fight gender-based violence

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Canadian Press: Canada’s Scott still relishes role as a midfielder destroyer

February 3, 2020 — 
This month marks 10 years on the national team for Scott

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Woman holding cellphone. // Image from Pixabay.

How social media is changing research and reactions to coronavirus outbreak

January 30, 2020 — 
Social media platforms have allowed the rapid exchange of information — and sometimes misinformation

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Photograph of alumna Dr. Forough Khadem with text saying her name and the dates of her birth and death (1981-2020)

CBC: Scholarship created in name of promising U of Manitoba scientist who died in Iran plane crash

January 20, 2020 — 
'As people mourned Friday at a memorial service for one of the victims of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752, there was a note of hope with the announcement of a scholarship established in honour of Forough Khadem'

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Canadian money. // Photo: KMR Photography/flickr

We need to modernize how we measure national wealth

January 16, 2020 — 
First, how expansive do we wish to define unpaid work?

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Lotfallah Shafai

CBC: One of Winnipeg’s first Iranians didn’t try to convince people to move here, but they followed him anyway

January 13, 2020 — 
Prof. Lotfollah Shafai is a pioneer — an unintentional one, perhaps — of Winnipeg's Iranian diaspora, which now numbers in the several thousands


Manitoba Co-operator: On-farm research can best answer producer questions

January 10, 2020 — 
UM grad student helping out

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