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Dr. David T. Barnard

The power of working together

March 31, 2020 — 
A message from David T. Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor

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Kirsten Hillman, US Ambassador

UM alumna appointed Ambassador to USA

March 26, 2020 — 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed UM alumna Ms. Kirsten Hillman (BA/90) as Ambassador to the United States.

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A child washes hands

UM experts on how to reduce children’s anxieties during COVID-19

March 26, 2020 — 
Be honest, focus on positives, find routines

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Flags of the world

Tracking the spread of COVID-19 across the globe

March 25, 2020 — 
Mathematician Dr. Julien Arino in the UM Faculty of Science is part of a team that received a Canada Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant worth $666,667 to study the spread of COVID-19

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Manitoba Legislature

Profile of MB Chief Medical & Nursing Officers, alumni Dr. Brent Roussin and Lanette Siragusa

March 24, 2020 — 
In a feature profiling Canada's Chief Medical Officers across the country, Giuseppe Valiante of the Canadian Press noted two outstanding UM alumni

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John Kearsey Vice-President (External)


Staying connected during this surreal time

March 23, 2020 — 
Message from John Kearsey, Vice-President (External)

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Remembering Vern McNair, alumnus and communicator

March 20, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences mourns the passing of alumnus and former staff member Vern McNair (BSA/51) who died on March 11, 2020.


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Psychology meets dentistry

March 20, 2020 — 
If someone had told Dr. Dieter Schönwetter when he graduated with his PhD in social psychology that one day he would be a worldwide expert in dental education, he would have shook his head in disbelief.

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Buffer preparation tanks in the Emergent BioSolutions facility in Winnipeg

Winnipeg Free Press: UM alumna part of team searching for COVID-19 treatment

March 17, 2020 — 
UM alumna searching for COVID-19 treatment

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Panelists discuss curbing the impacts of drug addiction at the Visionary Conversations event on March 5, 2020.

Visionary Conversations draws hundreds for discussion on combating impacts of drug addiction

March 13, 2020 — 
More than 300 people attended the final Visionary Conversations held on March 5, 2020

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