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Marolo Alfaro smiling for the camera.

Price Faculty of Engineering News

Dr. Marolo Alfaro honoured by Canadian Geotechnical Society

December 14, 2022 — 

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Monitoring the melting of permafrost

December 12, 2022 — 
As Earth's climate warms this UM grad has created an innovative tool to ensure our buildings remain safe.

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Winnipeg Free Press: UM project hopes to turn fungi, moulds into walls, insulation to address First Nations housing shortage

December 12, 2022 — 
Mercedes Garcia-Holguera walks up the front steps of a white shed in the southwest corner of the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. It’s among many other structures scattered throughout the area, next to a gravel road, with no signs or windows hinting at what might be inside. “Prepare your nose,” she says, opening the door.


A feature image of a lit candle alongside a framed photo of one of the Cole polyetcnique victims.

Price Faculty of Engineering News

Honouring those lost during the tragedy at École Polytechnique

December 6, 2022 — 
On December 6, 1989, 14 women were killed by a gunman at École Polytechnique. Today, the engineering community gathered to honour those 14 women who lost their lives due to misogyny and hate.


Four staff members standing around a table in the Engineering Building

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning News

UM Congratulates Successful 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program Applicants

December 1, 2022 — 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Program provides opportunities for professors, instructors and librarians to meaningfully engage in projects that increase knowledge in pedagogy and learning. This year, ten awards of $6K and one major award of $25K were given to fund faculty projects. Learn more about the successful applicants, and how you can take part next year.


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences News

New Biosystems Engineering instructor enjoys helping students tackle complex ideas

November 29, 2022 — 
Ella Morris joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering as Instructor I (Indigenous Scholar) on September 1, 2022.

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Circular-shaped headshots of nine students

Faculty of Graduate Studies News

UM welcomes Canada’s top graduate students

November 28, 2022 — 
Record-setting nine Vanier Scholars join UM community

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Price Faculty of Engineering News

Revealing what’s hidden through machine learning

November 28, 2022 — 
Keeley Edwards joins UM as a 2022 Vanier Scholar

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Don Petkau and Danny Mann shaking hands while holding the champion of engineering frame

Price Faculty of Engineering News

Don Petkau recognized for outstanding contribution to engineering education

November 21, 2022 — 
At the Biosystems Alumni of Influence Awards Luncheon on November 15, Petkau was presented with the frame of the nomination citation and a photograph of him. The frame will hang alongside past winners on the Champion of Engineering Wall in EITC. 

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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