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John Allegro

Giving back to give others a step forward

June 11, 2024 — 
UM alum John Allegro’s planned gift is helping mature students achieve their dreams

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Stephanie Van Haute

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Student scholarship recipient to develop a community wellness strategy

May 23, 2024 — 
Learn how UM PhD student, Stephanie Van Haute, is using her lived experience as inspiration for research

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Dentist helping patient

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GreenShield grant helps increase dental access for at-risk populations

May 7, 2024 — 
The GreenShield grant not only allowed UM's Centre for Community Oral Health to address barriers many populations face when seeking dental care but also to purchase new equipment.

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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

May 7, 2024 — 
To carry on his wife’s legacy of helping students, UM alum and retiree decided to make a planned gift to UM to fund a scholarship in her name.

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Student stands in front of Migizzi Agamik building with students in background.

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Crowdfunding website helps UM community connect their passions to generosity

April 30, 2024 — 
Crowdfunding website makes it easy to fundraise for the UM community with the support of Donor Relations

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An Indigenous grandmother and her granddaughter holding a feather.

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The Winnipeg Foundation makes $5-million gift to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

March 14, 2024 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation’s historic and lead gift to a $40-million capital campaign will support the building of a new permanent home for the NCTR in the heart of Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg.

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Delia Douglas at her PhD graduation with her father, Lawrence Fitzroy Douglas

Reflecting B(l)ack and moving forward: A legacy of a life well lived

February 23, 2024 — 
My father, the late professor Lawrence Fitzroy Douglas, accepted a position in the department of sociology at the University of Manitoba in 1967. He was the first Black faculty member in the department and one of its four founding members.

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TLC, a painted bronze sculpture of a female bison and her calf.

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Fafard bison sculpture joins the herd

February 21, 2024 — 
UM alum Anita Ross recently donated a painted bronze sculpture by artist and UM alum Joe Fafard to the University of Manitoba. The piece, called TLC, is of a female bison and her calf.

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UM Faces and Spaces: Feiyue Wang

February 2, 2024 — 
For our UM Spaces and Faces feature this month, we're highlighting Feiyue Wang, UM professor, associate dean (Research and Innovation), and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in Arctic Environmental Chemistry.

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Student in a grocery store looking concerned about food prices.

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Donors are generously helping UM students that are most in need

December 18, 2023 — 
Donations to the Food Bank not only help put essentials like non-perishable food into students’ cupboards but also personal hygiene items, like toothpaste, shampoo, and soap.

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