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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.


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'


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



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.


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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