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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.

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?

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.

Thom Fougere sits in a chair of his own design.

The Evolution of Thom

October 24, 2018 — 
At only 24, he was offered a seat at the forefront of Canadian furniture design. Seven years later, with his own studio in the mix, Thom Fougere [BEnvD/09] talks about his wins and fails—and the creative process that keeps him in his own head.

An alley in Nairobi. Photo by Will Swanson

The Pain. The Progress.

October 19, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba’s partnerships in Nairobi have helped to demystify HIV resistance among sex workers and inform policy that’s curbed the spread of the virus worldwide. Meet five people at the front lines in Kenya. The scientist. The doctor. The student. The women surviving the epidemic.


Time Traveller

May 1, 2017 — 
When a baby born this year comes of age, what will her world be? As Canada marks its 150th and the University of Manitoba its 140th, our alumni imagine the life of a student circa 2042.


Warrior of Change

September 26, 2016 — 
He is a man who has lived both genders. A judge who has spent a lifetime feeling judged. It’s taken nearly 40 years, but Kael McKenzie is finally the person he was always meant to be.

Words Meet Action

May 3, 2016 — 
Leaders stand out. They push boundaries. And they remind us that we can too. Meet the recipients of the 2016 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Embracing Leadership

September 16, 2015 — 
From small hugs to big commitment, Manitoba's new lieutenant-governor gives a master class in how to lead, and reminds us that leaders are everywhere.


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