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(L-R) Student Hilary Ransom, Asper Foundation’s Moe Levy, Leonard Asper, Gail Asper and UM President David Barnard.

The Asper Foundation creates unprecedented new entrance bursary

October 18, 2019 — 
The Asper Foundation has announced a $5-million gift to the University of Manitoba designed to remove barriers for students demonstrating financial need

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Kevin Young, instructor, Extended Education

Extended Education

Manage your career development

October 10, 2019 — 
"You can become better.” - Kevin Young

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CBC: Winnipeg artist Rayannah makes history at Western Canadian Music Awards

October 10, 2019 — 
Artist becomes first francophone to nab producer of the year award


Harvey Chochinov

Palliative care researcher inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

October 10, 2019 — 
Distinguished Professor Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov [MD/83, PhD/98], a leader in palliative care research, has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba Launches New 2019-2023 Sustainability Strategy

October 10, 2019 — 
The new Sustainability Strategy 2019-2023 provides a roadmap for the University’s continuous improvement towards ecological, social and economic aspects of sustainability

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Three conversations we need to have – right now

October 9, 2019 — 
New Visionary Conversations series to address pressing issues in our community, world

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Exceptional individuals receive honorary degrees at Fall Convocation 2019

October 9, 2019 — 
At the university’s upcoming 52nd Fall Convocation ceremonies, held Oct. 15-17 and Nov. 7, four remarkable individuals will be awarded honorary degrees

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UM alumnus wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 8, 2019 — 
The Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that a UM graduate, acclaimed cosmologist Dr. James Peebles, has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Point Lands Forest

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability Month at U of M

October 7, 2019 — 
Celebrate sustainability with us by participating in a wide variety of green-focused events throughout the month of October. Join in on the free events that promote a more sustainable campus!

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Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.


Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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