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Recognizing 2022/23 graduating students, scholarship awards, and honorary guests at SJC convocation

October 24, 2023 — 
They've walked across the stage in May or October, and now St John's college celebrates the 2022/23 graduating college members on November 5th, 2023. Over the last year, St John's college has given out $180,000 worth of scholarships and bursaries to students across the University of Manitoba who are members of the college.

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Creating a healthy mind, body, and planet with stories and writing

October 23, 2023 — 
Every day, our academics work to create a healthy mind, body, and planet, whether it be with their work with families or creative writing as a way to express mindfulness. We recently sat down with Caroline Piotrowski and Peter Jaeger to discuss their experiences creating a healthy mind, body, and planet with their ongoing research.

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Welcoming new Fellows to the college community

October 19, 2023 — 
Fellows like Sean, Annette, and Jorg look to join the College as a place to network with other academics, attend lectures, workshops, and other monthly events to further their knowledge and join a small community on the UM campus.

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Melanie Dennis Unrau recently awarded Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

October 11, 2023 — 
She started as a doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts. Dr. Melanie Dennis Unrau has been ranked first for a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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Alum Jordan Miller shares her work with the UM community at her local gallery 

October 4, 2023 — 
It all started in 1997 with Jordan Miller, a St John's college residence student now published artist showcasing her work to the world.

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Celebrating St John’s College alums at Lunch and Lively in part of Homecoming 2023  

September 22, 2023 — 
As Homecoming 2023 ends, we were thrilled to connect with our St John's College alums this past week in the Cross Common Room for our Annual Lunch and Lively event.   

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Residence available at St John’s college for students needing accommodation

September 19, 2023 — 
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.

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Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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Students, staff, and fellows make their stamp on history

September 12, 2023 — 
Dating back to 1866, when St John’s College first opened, Matriculation has been an annual event where new students, staff, and fellows are welcomed into the college.   

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A record-breaking kick-off to start the 2023-24 academic year!

September 11, 2023 — 
A week to remember for the St John's college community to kick-off the 2023-24 academic year.

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