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Five Asian women in Science profiles.

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Celebrating the Asian communities at the Faculty of Science

May 24, 2024 — 
The Asian communities at the Faculty of Science include brilliant people from students in labs to instructors passionately teaching in classes, professors conducting ground-breaking research, and support staff who make our departments and the Faculty an extraordinary environment. With May being the Asian Heritage Month, we decided to shine the light on the contributions of the Asian communities at the Faculty and celebrate their presence.

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Solar panels.

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Solar + Storage: A seminar by Colin Parkin, President of e-Storage

May 22, 2024 — 
Join us for “Solar + Storage: merging the benefits for increased global electrification and decarbonization” seminar by Colin Parkin, President, e-Storage on June 6th, 2:30 p.m. at the 270 EITC-E3 Lecture Theatre.

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Chris and Casey smiling at the camera at the soil reader field.

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General Science Internship Program (GSIP)

May 16, 2024 — 
Work-integrated learning (WIL) has become fundamental to the Canadian educational experience, equipping students with practical skills and experience necessary for success in the workforce. The Faculty of Science is excited to offer a brand-new work integrated program to students in the B.Sc. General degree program.

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Four people to be given highest honour at Spring Convocation 2024

May 15, 2024 — 
This Spring Convocation the University of Manitoba celebrates the achievements of over 4300 graduands and recognizes the distinguished achievements of four honorary degree recipients who have made our province and country better.

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Manitoba Legislature

Alumni News

UM alumni among 2024 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 14, 2024 — 
On Manitoba Day, May 12, the Province of Manitoba announced that 12 highly-accomplished Manitobans will be invested in the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour.

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Aurora borealis.

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CTV Winnipeg: Solar storm produces highly visible northern lights in Manitoba

May 10, 2024 — 
Solar storm produces highly visible northern lights in Manitoba

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Rick Zillman (right) founded the Miaw Jin Scholarship, to be given out for the first time this year, in memory of his wife of 48 years, Paulina (left).

A journey of education, love, and legacy

May 7, 2024 — 
To carry on his wife’s legacy of helping students, UM alum and retiree decided to make a planned gift to UM to fund a scholarship in her name.

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Faculty of Science News

CBC Manitoba: Exotic butterflies back at The Leaf after federal agency restores permit

May 6, 2024 — 
Exotic butterflies back at The Leaf after federal agency restores permit

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Exterior shot of the Machray Hall building.

Faculty of Science News

Machray Hall redevelopment

May 6, 2024 — 
We are pleased to unveil an exciting development set to commence in the summer of 2024 - the transformation of Machray Hall. This ambitious endeavour will see the emergence of a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the evolving needs of our academic community.

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Research and International News

UM receives $57 million for vaccine and biomedical research and infrastructure

May 6, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) in partnership with the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary, has received $57 million in critical funding to conduct world-leading vaccine and biomanufacturing research and build two new innovative facilities, an investment that positions the institution to play a significant role in addressing future pandemic threats in Canada and around the world.

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