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WFP: ‘This ain’t your grandpa’s battery’

July 13, 2021 — 
Christian Kuss, an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and Michael McDonald, the operations manager at NFI Group Inc.’s innovation centre weighs in on the future of technology of electric vehicles. 

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UM’s 2021 Schulich Leaders eager to learn and achieve their dreams

June 28, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba has once again awarded two remarkable incoming students with Schulich Leader Scholarships. Darlene Cuevas, a student from St. John’s High School, and Jordon Hong from Miles Macdonell Collegiate are the two new recipients of this prestigious scholarship.

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(L-R) Dr. Karen Ragoonaden, Dr. Brian Mark, Mira (Mimi) Locher, Dr. Richard Jochelson.

Announcing four new UM dean appointments

June 28, 2021 — 
UM pleased to announce appointments in the faculties of Science, Education, Law and Architecture

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New Research Chairs in Fundamental Science

June 26, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce three new Research Chairs in Fundamental Science, one in the physical sciences, one in the life sciences, and one in mathematical/computational sciences.

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Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science would like to encourage everyone to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

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Muscle protein uncovers evolutionary origins of diving in the world’s smallest mammals

June 20, 2021 — 
UM Biologist Kevin Campbell and colleagues on an international research team studied the DNA of these mammals and using genetic sequencing methods, mapped the evolution of a single protein, called myoglobin, that stores oxygen in muscles.  

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Spring Convocation 2021: Meet the Governor General medal recipients

June 15, 2021 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2021

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Planting a tree

UM students plant over 5,000 trees for the Manitoba School Tree Planting Challenge

June 11, 2021 — 
Need an idea for something to do during a lockdown? Plant a tree.

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Spring Convocation: Meet the class of 2021

June 7, 2021 — 
These students have shown resiliency and strength, and are positioned to shape our world like no class before them

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Dr. Aleeza Gerstein recipient of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Award

May 26, 2021 — 
Congratulations! Dr. Aleeza Gerstein, Assistant Professor (microbiology and statistics) recipient of the 2021 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Program Awards. Dr. Gerstein is one of 19 successful applicants out of a total of 300 who applied to the early career research program, which recognizes exceptional research from across the globe.

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