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The Gratitude Issue

April 3, 2020 — 
As we wrap the Front and Centre campaign, we celebrate the stories of impact on our campuses and around the world. See the people—and the passion—behind the transformative gifts, and how they’re changing everything for students, researchers and the communities we partner with.

Students of UM’s new interdisciplinary master of human rights program.

The Advocates

April 3, 2020 — 
They bring idealism and passion—and they’re driven to amplify the voices of others. The master of human rights program at UM is the first of its kind in Canada and among the few in the world.

A woman in a sari holds a baby while a young boy peers out of a doorway behind her.

Urgency demands action.

April 3, 2020 — 
Global public health researcher James Blanchard takes readers to India, revealing how his team’s work—fueled by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—is improving health outcomes for mothers and their babies.

Ernest Rady smiles in front of a group of people holding "thank you" signs.

Ernest Rady

April 3, 2020 — 
The alumnus and philanthropist behind the largest-ever personal donation to UM talks about his giving, his business philosophy and why it was easier being “a nobody.”

Dorthe Jensen in a blue parka, with ice surrounding her face.

Below the Surface

November 4, 2019 — 
To know what’s happening to our climate is to know the secrets held within ancient ice. New UM research recruit Dorthe Dahl-Jensen travels in time to reveal natural‚ abrupt warming shifts of the past that could collide with humankind’s modern-day missteps—What then?

A portrait of a woman with coloured squares juxtaposed next to it.

Perspective

November 4, 2019 — 
We asked four alumni artists to tell us the vision behind their art. Then we asked strangers‚ What do you see?

Spencer's burns cover 90 per cent of his body, including his entire face.

After the Fire

November 4, 2019 — 
Go to the frontlines of burn care‚ and you’ll find a holistic team of caregivers‚ researchers and students ready to act. At the helm: UM professor Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty— a surgeon behind dramatic reconstructive procedures. They’re quietly guarding against superbugs. Inventing high-tech dressings. Reimagining next-generation skin. And navigating the emotional scars of those who’ve survived.

An illustration of the new SmartPark Innovation Hub

Where Ideas Collide

November 4, 2019 — 
Take a peek inside the new Smartpark Innovation Hub on the Fort Garry campus, designed to bring people and ideas together to grow Manitoba’s start-up community.

Anne Mahon sits with a trio of megaphones, hands clasped.

‛Behind Every Face is a Story’

May 2, 2019 — 
Incoming Chancellor Anne Mahon wants to know yours.

Source of Inspiration

May 2, 2019 — 
A U of M alumna and journalist comes back to campus to recognize a milestone for women.

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