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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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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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Donor Relations News

‘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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Donor Relations News

‘When you have a chance to share, you do’

December 16, 2020 — 
Alumni Donald and Elaine Triggs announce a $1M gift for a new bursary program for high potential students with financial need, from any faculty or field of study.

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Paul Soubry

UM community philanthropists honoured

November 13, 2020 — 
The Manitoba chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will recognize three leaders of the Front and Centre Campaign – Paul Soubry, Michael Nesbitt and John Kearsey – for their philanthropic activities

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Donor Relations News

‘Let’s start change’

November 12, 2020 — 
Keep star athletes in Canada. That’s the motivation behind Tom Stewart’s ongoing contributions to the Eznet Women’s Soccer Scholarship, a patriotic mission he hopes other small business and philanthropists will join

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Paul Soubry [BComm(Hons)/84]

Paul Soubry recognized for service to education

May 11, 2020 — 
Congratulations Mr. Soubry

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Front and Centre realizes $626,260,909 in largest-ever fundraising campaign in Manitoba history

April 2, 2020 — 
The largest-ever fundraising campaign in Manitoba history, launched in 2015, has raised $626,260,909, moving well past its $500 million goal

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