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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.

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Faculty of Science News

Inventing new access to cancer screening

November 28, 2022 — 
Gabrielle Fontaine joins UM as a 2022 Vanier Scholar

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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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A Cape ground squirrel grooming in Namibia // Photo: Jane Waterman

Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story

November 28, 2022 — 
Two UM studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels’ sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences potentially coming to endangered ecosystems.

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Libraries News

The ‘Suicide’ Battalion’s Chemist

November 7, 2022 — 
In the Armes Building at UM’s Fort Garry campus hangs a plaque commemorating Henry P. Armes, for whom the building is named.

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Donor Relations News

The Kwan Family Bursary – Continuing a Legacy of Giving

November 4, 2022 — 
UM alum continues legacy of hard work and value of education through scholarship named for their parents.

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Faculty of Science News

Meet the Science Grad who founded Canada’s Fastest Growing Company

October 31, 2022 — 
The first Entrepreneurship Speaker Series kicks off on Friday, November 4, 2022 in-person with alum Chris Schmidt who graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in 2016, and a year later, a company he founded, Geofilter Studio became Canada’s fastest growing company.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies News

Finding joy in molecules

October 25, 2022 — 
Weslley Silva's PhD research is leading to new insights into the nature of our universe.

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Teassa MacMartin

October 19, 2022 — 
UM researcher named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Sabine Kuss

October 19, 2022 — 
UM researcher studying Bioanalytics and Electrochemical Sensing named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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