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Martín Glikman

Support at every turn

October 21, 2020 — 
Martín Glikman knows first hand the impact of a University of Manitoba Alumni Association scholarship can have.

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Victoria Nwabuisi

Finding and creating community for international students

October 21, 2020 — 
Victoria Nwabuisi is the most recent recipient of the Alumni Association’s Community Leadership Scholarship.

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UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quinonez stands outside at the University of Toronto, where he is a faculty member.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Open wide for equity

October 20, 2020 — 
UM alumnus Dr. Carlos Quiñonez, a leading advocate for dental policy reform, says it’s time for Canada to introduce a national dental plan to make access more equitable.

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Maria M. Mitousis

St. Paul's College

Winnipeg Lawyer Gives Virtual Address to the Graduating Class of 2020

October 19, 2020 — 
Winnipeg lawyer Maria M. Mitousis (SPC ’99 ’05), is the St. Paul's College Ignatian Society's Baccalaureate guest speaker.  The release of her presentation on YouTube focuses on resilience and the value the College community has played in her life since her graduation.

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Camerata Nova finds new inspiration during pandemic

October 15, 2020 — 
The popular Winnipeg choral ensemble, separated from each other and their audiences by COVID-19, is using new methods to connect and share music

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Prairie Design Lab

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture launches new Podcast to celebrate ideas, design and culture

October 15, 2020 — 
PRAIRIE DESIGN LAB a podcast on ideas, design, and culture by the Faculty of Architecture University of Manitoba and Terry MacLeod

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Alumni

Forbes: Imperative Messages From The World Food Programme’s Nobel Peace Prize: Remembering Frank Shefrin’s Role

October 13, 2020 — 
Hersh Shefrin reviews the history of the World Food Programme and how it got its start with the help of a 1934 grad from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

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Dr. Catherine Cook in Migizii Agamik

Indigenous

Get to know Dr. Catherine Cook

October 13, 2020 — 
UM Today sat down with Dr. Catherine Cook to learn what she hopes to accomplish in her pivotal role as vice-president (Indigenous).

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Marcia Kran [LLB/80] was re-elected to the UN Human Rights Committee this Fall

Faculty of Law

UM Law alumna Marcia V.J. Kran re-elected to UN Human Rights Committee

October 8, 2020 — 
Marcia V. J. Kran [LLB/80] was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Committee this fall, and will continue to provide a Canadian voice in this much-needed venue over the next four years.

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Friends and family of Dr. Forough Khadem (left to right: Pat Robertson, Dr. Saied Ghavami, Dr. Hope Anderson, Mr. Kourosh Doustshenas, Dr. Digvir Jayas, Dr. Louise Simard, Dr. Jude Uzonna)

Alumni

Honouring alumna Dr. Forough Khadem

October 7, 2020 — 
An endowed scholarship has been established in Dr. Forough Khadem's name to support international female graduate students working in the bio-medical sciences who demonstrate leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science.

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