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Note on the Passing of Dr. Donald Robertson

January 6, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba community is saddened to hear that Dr. Donald Alexander Robertson, LL.D., passed away on December 27, 2019.


Order of Canada medals on a silver tray. // Photo credit Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall.

Faculty and alumni appointed to the Order of Canada

January 3, 2020 — 
The list includes four UM community members

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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President David Barnard sits with Visionary Conversations panelists.

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Visionary Conversations asks: what does a decolonized Canada look like?

December 17, 2019 — 
More than 400 people gathered at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to hear leading experts discuss how we can build a country based on mutual respect and fairness

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Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady announced as 2020 IDEA recipient

November 27, 2019 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at UM have announced that Dr. Ernest Rady is the recipient of the 2020 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

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Lindy Norris with Richard Cloutier

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Tell the world about our alumni

November 19, 2019 — 
Nominations open for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards


The Engineering class of 1959 celebrated its 60th reunion in September.

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A legacy 60 years in the making

November 15, 2019 — 
When Don Whitmore and Ken Bailey graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in 1959, they could scarcely imagine how much the campus would change in six decades – or that their philanthropy would play a role

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Representatives from Manitoba Pork serve pork on a bun to participants at Open Farm Day 2019 at the Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre.

UM friends, alumna honoured for contributions in philanthropy

November 12, 2019 — 
Three influential UM donors have been announced as recipients of the 2019 Manitoba Philanthropy Awards by the Manitoba Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

November 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Wolfgang Klassen presents his research at 3MT.

That time when … a Nobel Prize winner gave me a scholarship

November 5, 2019 — 
Student learns his scholarship was funded by a Nobel Laureate

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