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Healing trauma with truth

October 3, 2023 — 
In a recent visit to Winnipeg, acclaimed trauma and addictions expert Dr. Gabor Maté spoke out in support of a permanent UM home for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and why it will be so important to supporting Survivors and moving through trauma.

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Law space reimagined: Transforming legal learning

August 20, 2023 — 
From transforming a simple storage to transforming the way students learn at UM Faculty of Law's Robson Hall.

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Prairie soils and crops facility rendering

UM’s new prairie crops and soils research facility poised to be a global leader in the agri-food sector

July 25, 2023 — 
UM’s Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences is poised to take its place on the global stage, boost economic growth in Canada, while enhancing food security and agricultural sustainability across the world.

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UM student Ysabelle Centeno is grateful to The Asper Foundation after receiving The Asper Foundation Entrance Bursary.

Donor Relations News

The Asper Foundation opens doors, creates opportunities for students

July 20, 2023 — 
Over 80 students have benefited from entrance bursary


From left to right, Isbister Scholarship recipients John Vail (’56), Calvin Loi (’20) and Kezia Wong (who is a current student) sat on a panel at the 2023 Isbister Legacy Society luncheon on May 11.

Alumni News

Isbister’s legacy lives on through student scholarship recipients

July 20, 2023 — 
Celebrating 140 years of the Isbister Legacy Society—scholarship recipients discuss how donor support has changed their lives

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Rick Zillman (right) founded the Miaw Jin Scholarship, to be given out for the first time this year, in memory of his wife of 48 years, Paulina (left).

A journey of education, love, and legacy

July 20, 2023 — 
To carry on his wife’s legacy of helping students, UM alumnus and retiree decided to make a planned gift to UM to fund a scholarship in her name.

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Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry graduate Dr. Jones Young has supported UM by establishing the Dr. Jones and Katie Young Scholarship in Dentistry and funding the Dr. Jones Young Student Lounge.

Donor Relations News

Donor’s generosity impacting the next generation of Dentistry graduates

July 20, 2023 — 
UM alum Dr. Jones Young reflects on the importance of giving back

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UM will host a new Research Chair in Potato Sustainability, which will advance the global potato industry in part through hands-on fieldwork.

Groundbreaking initiative sets Manitoba on path to become global potato industry leader

July 20, 2023 — 
UM will soon be home to a Research Chair in Potato Sustainability thanks to generous donations totaling more than $1.3 million from 19 partners in the potato industry.

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Two students with their backs to the camera walk towards the ArtLab building on the UM's Fort Garry campus

Students News

2023 Leaders of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow ready to shape our world’s future

June 9, 2023 — 
Nine high school students seeking admission to UM have been awarded BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow and BMO Financial Group Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarships.

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Maizy North looks away in front of Indigenous mural.

Donor Relations News

Louis Riel Bursary is helping to fuel Métis student’s goal of giving back to her community

March 24, 2023 — 
Donor funded bursaries open doors for so many students to advance their education and achieve their goals.

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