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Mentoring Mondays: Michelle Lepp

January 25, 2021 — 
While the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced all of us to balancing work and life from home, Michelle Lepp has embraced that lifestyle successfully for years

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Re-imagining the alumni voice

January 20, 2021 — 
All voices will be heard, as the Alumni Council strives to fully reflect the diversity of UM alumni

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Wpg Free Press: The mighty quinzhee

January 18, 2021 — 
Excavating a snowy shelter is the perfect project for a Winnipeg winter afternoon. Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht shows you how.



Mentoring Mondays: Michele Sung

January 18, 2021 — 
Despite decades of success on the basketball court, Michele Sung [BKin/09] believes winning isn’t the be-all-end-all for student-athletes

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FKRM Alumni Speaker Series: Robyn Stewart

January 14, 2021 — 
An accomplished Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management alumna with close to 20 years of event management experience, Robyn Stewart of the Western Canadian Music Alliance is the featured guest for episode three of the faculty's Alumni Speaker Series.


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Remembering Dean Emeritus, Douglas Ruth

January 12, 2021 — 
Dr. Ruth served as the Dean of the Price Faculty of Engineering from 1999-2010, overseeing the construction of the Engineering & Information Technology Complex and further expansion of the Faculty’s programs and services.

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Mentoring Mondays: Brent Malcolm

January 11, 2021 — 
From a young age, Brent Malcolm [BSc(CE)/12] has been fascinated by infrastructure. Now, through mentoring, the engineering alumnus is helping other UM students find their passion

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Photos of the plane crash victims are displayed on a table, with candles lit in front of the photos, at a vigil on Jan. 10, 2020.

Honouring those lost on Flight PS752

January 6, 2021 — 
One year ago, UM lost five community members. A new fellowship and scholarship help mollify the pain by continuing their legacy



Attend this year’s UM Annual Career Fair – January 21

January 5, 2021 — 
Over 65 employers want to meet with students to share summer, part-time and permanent full-time employment opportunities and discuss what they look for in potential employees. This is a chance to better understand the labour market and start to make important connections.

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Donor Relations

‘Too important to leave to half the population’

January 5, 2021 — 
Though enrolment has steadily increased over the decades, female students remain a minority in computer science – something a group of alumni want to fix

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