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Announcing new leadership appointments

December 4, 2019 — 
UM is pleased to announce acting and extended appointments

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Faculty of Science News

NRAO: Image release: Giant magnetic ropes in a galaxy’s halo

December 3, 2019 — 
An astronomy composite image produced by professor Jayanne English, physics and astronomy, using radio data reveals an image of the “Whale Galaxy” (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals hair-like filaments of the galaxy’s magnetic field protruding above and below the galaxy’s disk.

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

November 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Wolfgang Klassen presents his research at 3MT.

That time when … a Nobel Prize winner gave me a scholarship

November 5, 2019 — 
Student learns his scholarship was funded by a Nobel Laureate

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Winners in the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition with (far right) Dr. Digvir Jayas (VP Research and International) and (far left) Dr. Jay Doering (Associate VP Partnerships)

Poster competition celebrates student research

October 29, 2019 — 
Nearly 100 judges queried the more than 140 budding researchers about their projects

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Fall Convocation 2019

Students News

Meet the medal recipients of Fall Convocation 2019

October 18, 2019 — 
Created in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have become the most prestigious award for outstanding achievements that Canadian students can receive.

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UM alumnus wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 8, 2019 — 
The Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that a UM graduate, acclaimed cosmologist Dr. James Peebles, has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Jennifer Simone, Science Co-op (Biochemistry) student

Faculty of Science News

Jennifer Simone talks about the Science Co-op Program

October 4, 2019 — 
Jennifer Simone is a fifth year biochemistry student who is also pursuing a minor in Native Studies. Jennifer had work terms with PTI Transformers in Winnipeg, and the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. This year Jennifer has taken on the role of Student Ambassador to share her experiences with other students.

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Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.

Alumni News

Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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Science Exposed – visiting exhibit

October 1, 2019 — 
A national exhibit of research images is on display this week

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