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Martín Glikman

Support at every turn

October 21, 2020 — 
Martín Glikman knows first hand the impact of a University of Manitoba Alumni Association scholarship can have.

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Victoria Nwabuisi

Finding and creating community for international students

October 21, 2020 — 
Victoria Nwabuisi is the most recent recipient of the Alumni Association’s Community Leadership Scholarship.

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Forbes: Imperative Messages From The World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize: Remembering Frank Shefrin’s Role

October 13, 2020 — 
Hersh Shefrin reviews the history of the World Food Programme and how it got its start with the help of a 1934 grad from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

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Marcia Kran [LLB/80] was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Committee this Fall

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UM Law alumna Marcia V.J. Kran re-elected to UN Human Rights Committee

October 8, 2020 — 
Marcia V. J. Kran [LLB/80] was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Committee this fall, and will continue to provide a Canadian voice in this much-needed venue over the next four years.

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Friends and family of Dr. Forough Khadem (left to right: Pat Robertson, Dr. Saied Ghavami, Dr. Hope Anderson, Mr. Kourosh Doustshenas, Dr. Digvir Jayas, Dr. Louise Simard, Dr. Jude Uzonna)

Alumni News

Honouring alumna Dr. Forough Khadem

October 7, 2020 — 
An endowed scholarship has been established in Dr. Forough Khadem's name to support international female graduate students working in the bio-medical sciences who demonstrate leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science.

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Acting on passion: Meet the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

September 29, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is honouring nine remarkable individuals with 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Paul Soubry

UM community philanthropists honoured

September 25, 2020 — 
The Manitoba chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will recognize three leaders of the Front and Centre Campaign – Paul Soubry, Michael Nesbitt and John Kearsey – for their philanthropic activities

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UM alumna Dr. Tahmeena Ali is BC’s doctor of the year

September 25, 2020 — 
This year, UM alumna Dr. Tahmeena Ali was named by the British Columbia College of Family Physicians as that province’s top family doctor, as cited by her peers.

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Dr. Brent Schacter

UM researcher honoured for life’s work

September 18, 2020 — 
Dr. Brent Schacter developed international standards for bio banking biological materials for research

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Forging alumni connections during COVID-19

September 16, 2020 — 
New alumni virtual programming and events available this fall

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