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2023 Schulich Leaders Cody McDonald and Simar Ubhi walk across campus. They are smiling as they talk to each other and there are green trees in the background. Cody wears glasses and dark clothing under a plaid shirt. Simar wears a blue dress shirt with khakis.

Students News

Impressive resumes and bright futures: meet the 2023 Schulich Leaders

September 8, 2023 — 
Two outstanding incoming UM students have once again been awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships. Simar Ubhi (Engineering), from Kildonan-East Collegiate, and Cody McDonald (Science), from Murdoch Mackay Collegiate, are this year’s Schulich Leaders.  

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Research and International News

Research Manitoba announces funding for three groundbreaking UM projects

August 8, 2023 — 
Three new UM projects have received proof-of concept funding from Research Manitoba on July 26 totaling $346,500 over two years.

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New biosystems engineering professor pursues carbon-neutral bioproducts

August 3, 2023 — 
Dr. Warren Blunt joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering as Assistant Professor in Sustainability Engineering on July 1, 2023.

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Price Faculty of Engineering News

Winnipeg Mayor visits engineering student teams

July 11, 2023 — 
Winnipeg Mayor, Scott Gillingham paid a visit to the Price Faculty of Engineering on Saturday, July 8, 2023. The goal of the visit was to talk to students on the UMSAE teams and learn about what they do. He also got the unexpected opportunity to be strapped into the Baja vehicle and took a ride around the parking lot!


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UMTIG recognized as research group

July 6, 2023 — 
Urban Mobility and Transportation Informatics Group (UMTIG) is a group focused on excellence in the areas of urban mobility and transportation informatics and bringing high quality results to their partners and clients. Although UMTIG has been an institution on campus since the 1990’s they were recently recognized as a research group by the University of Manitoba. 


Research and International News

Six-part Canada Research Chair Symposium concludes, showcasing groundbreaking researchers

June 26, 2023 — 
Last week concluded the six-part Canada Research Chair (CRC) Symposium at UM.

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A group of students smiling in front of their capstone project poster

Price Faculty of Engineering News

Civil engineering student project wins first place at national competition

June 23, 2023 — 
A team of undergraduate civil engineering students placed first in the 2023 National Student Capstone Design Competition with their project aimed to improve active transportation networks in Winnipeg.

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CBC Manitoba: Michelle Carriere on making math fun by using beadwork

June 21, 2023 — 
Michelle Carriere, Indigenous recruitment and outreach officer, ENGAP, and Kid-Netic Energy program,  spoke with Marcy Markusa on CBC Manitoba about how to make math fun through beadwork. She talks about the reactions of students and how the idea came about.

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Mihskakwan James Harper

Indigenous News

Honouring the contributions of Mihskakwan James Harper

June 15, 2023 — 
National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month celebrate the history, culture, traditions and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples across all of Turtle Island.  One of the extraordinary young alumni we are honouring for his contributions and successes is Mihskakwan James Harper, who will receive UM’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni for 2023. 

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Dr. Marcia Friesen standing, smiling and posting for the camera in front of the E I T C - S P C sky walk. On the silver skywalk in black letters it reads "Price Faculty of Engineering. Marcia is wearing a blue dress. She is outside on a sunny day with a full bike rack in the background.

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Marcia Friesen elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 7, 2023 — 
Marcia Friesen, dean of the Price Faculty of Engineering, has been elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering, as one of 55 new Fellows for 2023.

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