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Alumni News Archive

UM Bisons to host 2020 U Sports Men’s Volleyball Championship March 13-15

February 18, 2020 — 
For only the second time in program history and the first for head coach, Garth Pischke, the Bisons will host the 2020 U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship from March 13-15 at Investors Group Athletic Centre.

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people in field

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

We want your story!

February 18, 2020 — 
Help us inspire the next generation of agricultural and food science professionals


Howard Koks [MBA/02]

Asper School of Business

Q & A with an MBA: Howard Koks [MBA/02]

February 17, 2020 — 
In celebration of 50 years of graduates since our first cohort in 1970, the Asper School of Business has launched the Q & A with an MBA story series.

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Pusuing our Asper-ations: The Asper School of Business Strategic Plan 2019-2023

Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business launches new strategic plan

February 17, 2020 — 
At the end of 2019 the Asper School of Business launched a new strategic plan entitled Pursuing our Asper-ations set to drive our faculty’s direction from 2019 to 2023. The plan was developed with a view to build on our existing strengths and strong legacy, while continuing to advance the School in a new strategic era.


Undergraduate student Henry McKay


Education changes lives, just ask Henry McKay

February 14, 2020 — 
Donate to Front and Centre today to help make a difference


Dennis Hyrcaiko


An open letter from alumnus Dennis Hrycaiko

February 13, 2020 — 
We need only 131 more alumni to take their place to make history, and help generations to come

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Faculty of Science

An evening with Nobel Laureate Dr. Jim Peebles

February 7, 2020 — 
Join us for an evening with James (Jim) Peebles, professor emeritus at Princeton University 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient for a discussion on dark matter, and the structure of our universe.


Looking down on fruits and vegetables at a grocery store. // Image from Pixabay

Wpg Free Press: Online Winnipeg atlas charts food deserts, ‘city-wide’ insecurity

February 6, 2020 — 
Food insecurity in Winnipeg, and health problems associated with it, have spread far beyond the city's poorest neighbourhoods, the map shows.

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Postmedia: Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards in Ottawa

February 5, 2020 — 
As an advocate for Indigenous women, law student and Manitoba Métis Federation member, Alana Robert has worked to fight gender-based violence

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Dr. Frank Plummer

Mourning the loss of Dr. Francis Plummer, OC OM FRSC, (MD/76)

February 4, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba community is in mourning with the sad news that Dr. Francis Plummer, OC OM FRSC, (MD/76), a world renowned scientist, academic and HIV/AIDS researcher, has passed away at the age of 67.

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