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Cover of Summer 2022 issue of RadyUM magazine, showing Dr. Brian Postl giving a checkup to a baby.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Longtime dean of health sciences featured in new issue of RadyUM

August 5, 2022 — 
Dr. Brian Postl, the long-serving dean of health sciences and medicine at UM, shares his retirement reflections in the latest issue of RadyUM magazine, now posted online.

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Alumni

Homecoming 2022, celebrating our UM community, together again

August 5, 2022 — 
UM staff, students, faculty, alumni and friends, it’s time to come together and show your Homecoming spirit!

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EJ Fontaine, Ardell Cochrane and Robert Maytwayashing walk across a field.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Video celebrates Indigenous alumni of Diploma in Agriculture program

July 28, 2022 — 
Video series celebrates accomplishments of Indigenous alumni and First Nations communities

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Dr. Peter Nickerson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Peter Nickerson appointed dean of health sciences and medicine

July 28, 2022 — 
Dr. Peter Nickerson, a prominent physician and researcher in the field of organ transplantation, has been appointed dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and dean of the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba

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photo of Jennifer Schulz and Elliott Goszer embracing

Faculty of Law

A match made in law: Wedding gift to students establishes new Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law

July 25, 2022 — 
Thinking outside the (gift) box, law professor Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz and her fiancé, family lawyer Elliott Goszer are giving, rather than receiving, a wedding gift to benefit law students at their alma mater, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. The Schulz/Goszer Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law will be given annually to a University of Manitoba law student who writes the best Alternative Dispute Resolution-themed paper in an upper year family law course, or the best family law-themed paper in an upper year dispute resolution course.

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Distinguished professor and vice-president (research and international) Digvir Jayas.

Research and International

Digvir Jayas to be inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

July 25, 2022 — 
Dr. Jayas will be recognized for his outstanding contributions to the agricultural sector

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Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Marcia Anderson wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

July 19, 2022 — 
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada Manitoba region has announced that Dr. Marcia Anderson is the winner of the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Optimizing the Team

July 7, 2022 — 
Sheri Dyck [B.Sc.Pharm/96] remembers a pivotal moment from her UM pharmacy education.     “Very early on, one of the professors explained the role of a hospital pharmacist – that you would be part of an interprofessional team and collaborate on patient care,” Dyck recalls.

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, invests 10 Officers (O.C.) and 13 Members (C.M.). into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on 6 May 2022. The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada. Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Mathieu St-Amour, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

10 Members of UM community appointed to the Order of Canada

July 5, 2022 — 
On June 30, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community, including alumni, faculty and friends.

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Dr. Brian Postl tries on a hat presented by Melanie MacKinnon on stage at his retirement celebration.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Tributes flow at retirement celebration for Dean Brian Postl

June 30, 2022 — 
The longtime dean of medicine and health sciences at UM was praised at his retirement celebration as an influential leader who has advanced equity and brought about transformative change

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