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CityNews: Construction season continues as snow flies in Winnipeg

November 1, 2023 — 
Construction season continues as snow flies in Winnipeg

electric race car crossing finish line

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Tesla sponsorship powers up student team

October 30, 2023 — 
When you think about electrical vehicles, the name Tesla won’t be far behind. The UMSAE Formula Electric team recently received the sponsorship of a lifetime from Tesla, 600 individual cells that make up the battery of their vehicle.

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student working on wind turbine

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Blowing away boundaries

October 17, 2023 — 
Students in the Price Faculty of Engineering are pursuing a cleaner future by breaking down the international barriers between Canadian and American universities. The University of Manitoba’s ‘Wind Energy Design’ (WE Design) team recently became the first ever Canadian team to join the US Department of Energy run ‘Collegiate Wind Competition’.

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Students News

CTV Winnipeg: ‘See themselves in engineering’: Organization encouraging young girls to go into STEM

October 16, 2023 — 
'See themselves in engineering': Organization encouraging young girls to go into STEM

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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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people in workshop looking at airplane parts

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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. 

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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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