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Photograph of alumna Dr. Forough Khadem with text saying her name and the dates of her birth and death (1981-2020)

CBC: Scholarship created in name of promising U of Manitoba scientist who died in Iran plane crash

January 20, 2020 — 
'As people mourned Friday at a memorial service for one of the victims of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752, there was a note of hope with the announcement of a scholarship established in honour of Forough Khadem'

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David Penner Head Shot

Faculty of Architecture

In Memoriam: David Penner

January 17, 2020 — 
Well-known Winnipeg architect and Faculty of Architecture alumnus, David Penner passed away on January 7, 2020.

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Dr. Laurie Shannon presents at a podium

Faculty of Arts

Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture: ‘Calamities of Exposure: Shakespeare and the Natural History of Human Being’

January 13, 2020 — 
The 43rd annual Sidney Warhaft Memorial Lecture will be given by Dr. Laurie Shannon, Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English at Northwestern University.

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Akimbo: We the Centre at Patel Division Projects, Toronto

January 13, 2020 — 
'There must be something in the river water that runs through the city because Winnipeg continues to provide a home for new artists'

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Flag at half-mast at Tier Building

UM mourns victims of plane crash in Iran

January 8, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is deeply saddened by the news of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 that crashed near Tehran

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Note on the Passing of Dr. Donald Robertson

January 6, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba community is saddened to hear that Dr. Donald Alexander Robertson, LL.D., passed away on December 27, 2019.

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Office of Sustainability

New Year’s Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2020

January 6, 2020 — 
Here are some practical resolutions for a more sustainable 2020!

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Order of Canada medals on a silver tray. // Photo credit Sgt Johanie Maheu, Rideau Hall.

Faculty and alumni appointed to the Order of Canada

January 3, 2020 — 
The list includes four UM community members

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Vanier scholars 2019

Student success stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
The UM has no shortage of incredible students - here’s a snapshot of some of our students’ biggest successes of the year

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

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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