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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.”

Vaclav Smil. // photo by David Lipnowski [BA(Hons)/08]

Vaclav Smil

October 24, 2018 — 
If you want to know what this University of Manitoba Distinguished Professor Emeritus has to say about the state of our world, just ask his biggest fan, Bill Gates.

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