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U of M’s 140th Anniversary News Archive

140th Celebration photobooth

Photo Gallery: UM140 Celebration Photobooth

March 2, 2017 — 
Photobooth shots from our 140th anniversary celebration.

140th anniversary watermark of University of Manitoba.

Video: University of Manitoba’s 140th birthday celebration

March 2, 2017 — 
Take a look at the sights from our Feb. 28, 2017 celebrations

140th anniversary watermark of University of Manitoba.

President’s message on U of M’s 140th anniversary

March 1, 2017 — 
'2017 is a significant year in the University of Manitoba’s story'

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(L-R) President David Barnard, Premier Brian Pallister, Senator Patricia Bovey, Mayor Brian Bowman and Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr at the 140th anniversary celebration.

U of M’s past, present and future celebrated at 140th anniversary festivities

February 28, 2017 — 
Thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, friends and community members came together to celebrate

140th birthday celebration

Photo Gallery: The UM140 Celebration in Pictures

February 28, 2017 — 
A look back at photos from our UM140 celebration day.

Our story begins with a gift

February 28, 2017 — 
A Métis scholar, educator, lawyer, and author, Alexander Kennedy Isbister made his gift with an exceptional stipulation for the time

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Students at a lecture at the Medical College in 1915. The class included five women and the University’s first black student, Dr. Hewburn Greenridge from British Guiana. The photograph shows early signs of inclusiveness in education at the University. Dr. G.M. Little fonds (PC 26, A79-63).

Exhibit on history of the University of Manitoba explores the legacy of Alexander Kennedy Isbister

February 16, 2017 — 
Archives & Special Collections will launch a new exhibit on Feb. 28 to mark the 140th anniversary of the University of Manitoba


Manitoba College in 1900. // Photo from Archives & Special Collections

The Unique University of Manitoba

January 31, 2017 — 
In 1892, British magazine The National Review published a lengthy article about the recently-established University of Manitoba

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(L-R) U of M students Samantha Blatz and Allison Kilgour.

U of M students selected for national conference exploring options for Canada’s future

January 31, 2017 — 
U of M students headed to Ottawa in February for a national gathering of experts and free thinkers to discuss the future of Canada and what it can become over the next 50 years

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