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The Harrowing of Doom is a new novel about one of the most powerful comic book villains

A Manitoba marvel

Alumnus and UM instructor writes novel about Marvel supervillain

David Annandale (BA/90, MA/92) is definitely a Manitoba marvel. He’s a senior instructor in English, theatre, film & media in the Faculty of Arts, and has taught courses on video games, drive-in movies, and superhero films, and attained his doctorate at the University of Alberta.

It’s amazing he has time to teach at all, as he is a prolific local writer, with dozens of published books. His most recent work has been endorsed by none other than the company that took Iron Man and The Avengers from comic books to the movies.

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Nursing prof focuses study on mental health model for First Nations children

Dr. Roberta Woodgate, a distinguished professor with the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Canada Research Chair was recently awarded nearly $1.3 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a five-year project that aims to evaluate the impact of a distance-based mental health-care model for First Nations children in Manitoba.

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