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A photo hangs on a vintage wallpaper.

Voices of Pandemic Past

April 16, 2021 — 
The personal stories of rural Manitobans in the fight of their lives, uncovered by alumnus Wayne Chan

A portrait of Yvonne Brill.

A Space of Her Own

September 29, 2020 — 
The extraordinary life of alumna Yvonne Brill, whose expertise went far beyond beef stroganoff

A collage of items showing the UM logo and branding as it has appeared throughout the university's history.

Retro UM

November 4, 2019 — 
With the launch of the university’s new logo, we go back in time to explore its changing look.

A woman stands sobbing in front of a building in a vintage black-and-white photo.

Hometown Headlines

May 2, 2019 — 
With 90 years of The Winnipeg Tribune now digitized—we hear from its last editor-in-chief about the day the newspaper folded.

A rare book that has three books in one.

The Allure of the Rare

October 24, 2018 — 
They're among a mere few in the world—explore rare reads in the U of M archives.

Five dogs took turns as lead of The Littlest Hobo. // photo by Al Dunlop/Getty Images

Maybe Tomorrow

October 24, 2018 — 
Tapes from the iconic TV show The Littlest Hobo are among the memorabilia that director and UM alumnus Allan Eastman donated to Archives & Special Collections.

Tales from the Trading Floor

May 1, 2018 — 
Memorabilia from Monty Hall’s iconic gameshow days find a home at the U of M.

The Big Hit

May 1, 2018 — 
We follow the creative career of Richard Condie, best-known for his Oscar-nominated The Big Snit.

archival images from University of Manitoba Digital Archive Collection

Treasure Trove

October 19, 2017 — 
In an old cabinet in the Buller Building‚ faculty uncovered beautiful botanical images‚ diagrams and charts in ink and watercolour dating back to the early 1900s.

Ian Fleming reportedly fashioned James Bond after the late Sir William Stephenson [DSc/79]‚ a Winnipeg-born war hero.

Stephenson. William Stephenson.

October 19, 2017 — 
It’s no wonder Ian Fleming reportedly fashioned James Bond after the late Sir William Stephenson [DSc/79]‚ a Winnipeg-born war hero who once taught U of M students.

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