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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.

Then and Now

May 1, 2017 — 
As we hit the 140-year mark, we look at what was and what is.

Order of Canada medal

The Order of Canada

May 1, 2017 — 
How fitting that a snowflake be the design motif around which Bruce Beatty created the Order of Canada’s iconic insignia in 1967.

Fort Garry campus during the flood of 1950. // PHOTOS FROM UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DIGITAL ARCHIVE COLLECTION

A History of Disruption

September 26, 2016 — 
For 139 years, the U of M has been a place of change. Like in 1950 when the Fort Garry campus was submerged under floodwater.

THE TRAGICALLY HIP’S PROMO PHOTO CIRCA 1988

At the Hundredth Meridian

September 26, 2016 — 
The Tragically Hip are icons of Canadian rock, but in 1988 they arrived to the U of M campus as an up-and-coming band who had been unceremoniously fired from their scheduled gig at a downtown Winnipeg club.

Containers for medicinal tablets stand side-by-side. // PHOTO FROM UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ARCHIVES

Medical Heritage Manitoba

May 3, 2016 — 
The College of Medicine Archives in the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library documents Manitoba's rich history of medicine and medical research.

The Winnipeg Chair

The Winnipeg Chair

May 3, 2016 — 
You might want to sit down for this story. Especially if you are lucky enough to own a Winnipeg Chair.

Hats Off to Human Ecology

September 15, 2015 — 
Faculty’s legacy and impact to continue in evolved structure.

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Taché Transformed

September 15, 2015 — 
The iconic Taché Hall may seem unchanged on the outside, but inside something special is happening.

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