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Donor Stu Clark wearing a black suit smiling and talking to Asper MBA students.

Supporting entrepreneurial dreams for 25 years

October 14, 2022 — 
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) at the Asper School of Business is celebrating 25 years of supporting the entrepreneurial dreams of University of Manitoba students. With 500+ Venture Coach meetings, more than $750,000 in prize money given to student ventures, and with 1250+ students from all over North America having participated in SCCE competitions – there's lots to celebrate.

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Cultural changemakers to receive honorary degrees at UM 55th Fall Convocation

October 12, 2022 — 
Convocation ceremonies at the University of Manitoba celebrate new graduates as well as bestow honorary degrees upon exceptional individuals who have achieved pre-eminence in the advancement of science, culture, scholarship and leadership.

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

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New Crowdfunding website helps UM community to connect their passions to generosity

September 15, 2022 — 
The new website will make it easier to fundraise for the UM community with the support of Donor Relations

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Dr. Ed Jurkowski, Vanessa Koldinges and Susan Hinds stand in front of new sign.

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Wawanesa Insurance invests in UM’s iconic Taché Hall

September 14, 2022 — 
Recent event took place to unveil the name for the newly named Wawanesa Insurance Lounge at Taché Hall

Group of students sitting on a parade float

Asper School of Business News

50 years of connection

September 12, 2022 — 
Asper alum Don Keatch [BComm/72], feels the collegiality and strong connection within the Commerce class of 1972 is thanks to the small number of students in the program at the time.

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A Ukrainian flag superimposed with two hands shaking in the form of a heart.

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Emergency Bursary ensures students can continue pursuing their dreams in times of crisis

July 13, 2022 — 
The Emergency Bursary Fund is a crucial resource for students during difficult times. To date, this fund has supported 28 Ukrainian students in crisis and 118 students in total, thanks to more than $300,000 from our generous UM giving community.

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Dr. Forough Khadem.

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UM alum’s everlasting legacy will empower women in science for years to come

July 13, 2022 — 
The Dr. Forough Khadem Scholarship recognizes and rewards an outstanding international female graduate student at either the master’s or doctoral level, who demonstrates leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science, and who embodies a pioneering spirit.

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Rendering of Prairie Crops and Soils Research Facility.

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New prairie crops and soils research facility set to shape the global agri-food sector

July 5, 2022 — 
New UM research facility will not only change the landscape of agriculture but drive meaningful student experiences as well.

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The admin building on UM's Fort Garry Campus on a summer day. Students are milling in the foreground

University bestows honours on outstanding faculty, staff and community members

June 4, 2022 — 
Awards and honours to be presented at 2022 Spring Convocation ceremonies

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Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie meets with a patient.

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World Multiple Sclerosis Day marks the importance of funding health research

May 30, 2022 — 
Researchers are making important discoveries about Multiple Sclerosis with support of donor funding.

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