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Meet the Science Grad who founded Canada’s Fastest Growing Company

October 31, 2022 — 
The first Entrepreneurship Speaker Series kicks off on Friday, November 4, 2022 in-person with alum Chris Schmidt who graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in 2016, and a year later, a company he founded, Geofilter Studio became Canada’s fastest growing company.

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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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UM wins the Science Rendezvous 2021 STEAM Big Award!

February 16, 2022 — 
National recognition for outstanding science outreach efforts

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Samar Safi Harb is one of three Canadian astronomers whose research teams are part of an international science working group that launched a satellite into space last week

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It’s a very exciting time to be in astrophysics at UM

January 28, 2022 — 
Samar Safi-Harb is on the hunt for the biggest bangs since the “big bang.” She has just been named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Safi-Harb is the first woman to be appointed a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair position in UM’s Faculty of Science.

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Celebrate science month!

November 18, 2021 — 
Celebrate science month and take in a free outdoor science exhibit, Le mois de la Science, part of the International celebration, Fête de la Science, on display now at the Alliance Française du Manitoba, on Corydon Avenue.

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UM helps launch first-of-its-kind COVID-19 Indigenous app

February 12, 2021 — 
A groundbreaking app created by University of Manitoba researchers in close collaboration with Indigenous partners will help support Indigenous communities around the world as they act to caretake their own health and well-being

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Meet our 2021 Honoured Science Alumni

February 3, 2021 — 
On February 4, 2021, the Faculty of Science celebrates the Honoured Alumni Award recipients and their incredible accomplishments at the Pathways to Exceptional Achievement event. As these alumni prove a degree in science opens many doors.

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Meet Dr. Emily Choy, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.

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Meet Lorisa Dubuc, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

January 27, 2021 — 
Executive VP Goldman Sachs, and a 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science.

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International award-winning cosmic image

October 7, 2020 — 
Dr. Jayanne English, an expert in astronomy image-making in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Manitoba won 2nd place in the prestigious National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) cosmic image contest for her latest cosmic image, a composite VLA and Hubble Space Telescope image revealing the extended magnetic field of the galaxy NGC 5775. Named: Magnetic Field of Galaxy NGC 5775.  

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