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mage from the office of the Governor General of Canada: The insignia of the Order is a stylized snowflake of six points, with a red annulus at its centre which bears a stylized maple leaf circumscribed with the motto of the Order: DESIDERANTES MELIOREM PATRIAM–Latin for “They desire a better country”.

Members of UM community promoted, added to Order of Canada

January 7, 2022 — 
The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community

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Food Bank Dec 2021

Donor Relations News

UM Food Bank continues to be a crucial resource for students in need

December 14, 2021 — 
Whether it’s problems from the pandemic, rising grocery prices, or the Christmas cost crunch, basic food needs should never be a barrier to success – an issue the UM Food Bank has been helping to address for decades now

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Influential business leader and revered role model Indra Nooyi announced as 2022 IDEA recipient

December 7, 2021 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba have announced that Indra Nooyi, one of the world’s most admired and influential business leaders, will be the recipient of the 2022 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA).

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2021 IDEA RECIPIENT DR. ERNEST RADY [BCOMM/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY Steve Salnikowski

UM alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady receives 2021 IDEA award

November 19, 2021 — 
Visionary Dr. Ernest Rady honoured at IDEA event to celebrate his community impact and leadership

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Masked Students in Bookstore

Faculty, staff and retirees provide critical student support

April 21, 2021 — 
Thanks to the generosity of UM faculty, staff and retirees, $382,905.81 was raised through a total of 612 donors this past year

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A student with blonde hair wearing a black mask and white disposable gloves accepts a food bank delivery. (Stock photo)

UM Food Bank alleviates financial stress during pandemic

April 6, 2021 — 
Responding to the unique needs of the pandemic, UM changed the way the food bank supports students. Faculty, staff and retirees have stepped up to support the cause.

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A woman in a yellow shirt and a blue and orange head scarf works on a laptop in her lap.

Students News

$30 million distributed to support UM students during 2019-20 academic year

March 16, 2021 — 
Financial Aid a key part of responding to the needs of students during the pandemic

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Donor Relations News

Alumnus creates scholarship for Black law students

February 2, 2021 — 
The David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is the first scholarship of its kind at UM

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‘Too important to leave to half the population’

January 5, 2021 — 
Though enrolment has steadily increased over the decades, female students remain a minority in computer science – something a group of alumni want to fix

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Dr. Martin Brotman

Dr. Martin Brotman tribute

December 23, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has lost a distinguished alumnus and lifetime friend of our university community, Dr. Martin Brotman, [BSc(Med)/62, MD/62, DSc/09].

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