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2022 Emeriti recipients pose with President Benarroch and Chancellor Mahon

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UM honours 2022 Emeriti

November 28, 2022 — 
On November 22, the University held its annual Emeritus event in-person for the first time since 2019. Emeritus or Emerita titles are granted to those who have performed distinguished service in their respective roles. This year’s event honoured vice-presidents, deans, and professors, for their commitment to UM over their careers.

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Help shape UM’s digital future in less than 5 minutes

November 28, 2022 — 
Tell us what you think by completing this very short survey before it closes on Sunday, December 11 at 11:59 pm.

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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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NCTR and SSHRC partner to launch new funding for Indigenous-led research

November 23, 2022 — 
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) will invest $6 million to support Indigenous-led research across Canada.

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CBC Future 40 list highlights UM big thinkers and change makers

November 22, 2022 — 
CBC Manitoba’s Future 40 Awards are back and the announcement comes with a significant list of UM representation.

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Macaulay’s Essay on Addison, a book owned by Marshall McLuhan

Rare book acquired by UM Archives features “marginalia” by Marshall McLuhan

November 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections recently acquired a copy of a book titled Macaulay’s Essay on Addison. The book had been owned by world renowned Canadian media ecology guru and writer Marshall McLuhan

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

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Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Flag lowered for Ivan Eyre

November 17, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba will be lowering the flag on on Nov. 17.

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Meet Dr. B. Mario Pinto, the new Vice-President (Research and International)

November 16, 2022 — 
Join the conversation December 1 around UM’s new era of research.

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