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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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Two scholarship recipients look straight forward.

Donor Relations News

A Lasting Impact

February 24, 2023 — 
A new scholarship funded by an UM alum is now opening up the future for Black law students to make their own impact.

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Student bursary recipients look straight ahead.

Faculty of Science News

Meet the first Student Recipients of the Kwan Family Bursary

February 15, 2023 — 
Undergraduate science students awarded a new bursary to continue a family legacy through the Mr. and Mrs. Wing Kwun Kwan Bursary.

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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000

Students News

New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus

January 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).

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Unbranded canned food, bags of beans and pasta and bottle of cooking oil lay spread out on a wooden table

Donor Relations News

Donors are generously helping UM students that are most in need

December 16, 2022 — 
Generous donors are helping students this holiday season to focus on their studies instead of how to find enough food.

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Faberge teacup holder, c. 1889

A gift that likely won’t be under your tree this year

December 6, 2022 — 
‘Tis the season for giving gifts, and the UM Archives and Special Collections has already unwrapped a very special present. It’s a rare bit of tableware, from the House of Fabergé.

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Ribbon is cut by three officials in front of learning hub.

Donor Relations News

Celebrating a Partnership for Change

November 10, 2022 — 
A partnership between UM and the Mastercard Foundation’s EleV program will support thousands of Indigenous young people on their postsecondary journey

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Student stands in front of admin building.

Donor Relations News

Alumni step up for nursing students

November 10, 2022 — 
Support from alumni helps nursing students complete education and enter the healthcare field

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