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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.


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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