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‘COVID Time’ is a real thing, and it’s not good

September 21, 2022 — 
During the peak of the pandemic, and mid-lockdown, many people reported they felt their days dragged on, inducing fatigue and making some tasks almost unbearable during 'COVID time'

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On Sept. 13, 15 students and early career professionals pitched their grand idea with the potential to change the world at the University of Manitoba’s first Falling Walls Lab event.

Research and International News

Introducing the winner of UM’s first Falling Walls Lab

September 15, 2022 — 
Fifteen students and early career professionals pitched their grand idea with the potential to change the world at UM's first Falling Walls Lab event

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Faculty of Science News

The 2022 Undergraduate Science Student 3MT Award Winners

September 12, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Science hosted its annual undergraduate Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, held virtually on August 16, 2022. Twenty-two students competed in the 3MT competition, part of the Faculty of Science Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program (SURE). The 3MT competition challenges students to communicate their ideas and research discoveries concisely to a non-specialist audience, in three minutes or less.

Faculty of Science News

Science students to compete in Paris – win international biotech grant for zebra mussel control device

September 12, 2022 — 
Once again, the University of Manitoba is amongst some of the world’s leaders in interdisciplinary research and application. UM’s Prairie iGEM Team, a group of undergraduate students led by Dr. Hans-Joachim Wieden, are this year’s recipients of the Impact Grant from the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation.

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Faculty of Science News

New graduate scholarship, study space, to honour the late Dr. Dana Schroeder

September 2, 2022 — 
The memory of Associate Professor Dr. Dana Schroeder will be honoured through a new graduate scholarship and a study space in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Schroeder was a respected associate professor in the department of biological sciences, where she worked from 2002 until the time of her passing in September 2020. Dana was a valued colleague, mentor, and friend. She is fondly remembered for her cheerful optimism and kindness to students and colleagues alike.

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2022 Schulich Leaders

Students News

Schulich Scholarship recipients ready to change the world

September 1, 2022 — 
Two remarkable incoming UM students have been awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships. Rebekah Soneye, a student from Murdoch MacKay Collegiate and Marina Caracas Le-Fort from Nelson McIntyre Collegiate will be bringing their extraordinary talents to UM this fall.

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UMSU University Centre in the fall. The leaves on the trees in front of the building have turned a yellow-orange and some have already fallen.

Students News

2022/2023 Tuition and Fees now available in Aurora

August 9, 2022 — 
Tuition and Fees for the Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Terms are now available in your Aurora account! It is important to understand your fees, when they are due, and how to pay them.

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Faculty of Science News

Buller Greenhouse – Plant Sale!

July 11, 2022 — 
The on-campus oasis known as the Buller Greenhouse is having its annual plant sale! Stop by and enjoy the greenhouse while picking up a new plant for your home office or for your deck outside. Proceeds go to support the Buller Greenhouse.

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Researchers pinpoint location of extremely energetic particles in a ‘Space Manatee’

July 4, 2022 — 
An international team led by UM has identified where powerful and highly energetic x-rays are being shot out into space from inside a region in space shaped like a giant aquatic mammal called a 'Manatee'

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2022 Student Affairs Participation Award Recipient Zoe Quill

Science student Zoe Quill receives 2022 Student Affairs Participation Award

June 23, 2022 — 
The award aims to recognize a student who has maintained high academic achievement while making a significant voluntary contribution to UM and/or the broader community

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