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St. Paul's College

St. Paul’s College to Recognize 2023 Magis Award Winners

November 14, 2023 — 
Prepare for an evening of tribute and honour as St. Paul's College presents the prestigious Ignatian Society's Magis Award to five outstanding members of its community.

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Headshot of Walter and Maria Schroeder for their gift announcement to UM.

Donor Relations

Walter and Maria Schroeder’s passion for education creates opportunities for UM students

November 14, 2023 — 
UM alumni Walter and Maria Schroeder are paying it forward in a big way with their scholarships program for new students, having committed $3.3M since its establishment in 2018.

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Allan Edie in front of the Bisons basketball court

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Allan Edie is planting seeds

November 6, 2023 — 
Edie has now pledged $100,000 of matching money for the men's basketball scholarship endowment, Teammates for Life, intending to reach $1 million.

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Dean Friesen speaking to crowd at Celebrating Women in Engineering Wall

Price Faculty of Engineering

Six women being celebrated in Engineering installation

November 3, 2023 — 
In 2013, the Price Faculty of Engineering unveiled a permanent installation, Celebrating Women in Engineering. Ten years later and thousands of female-identifying graduates later, we are thrilled to unveil a new set of six women who continue to excel in their field and contribute to the engineering community in so many ways.


Dr. Ana Ludke sits at a desk with her hands on the computer keyboard.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Physiology grad uses research skills in Health Canada drug-review role

November 1, 2023 — 
Dr. Ana Ludke developed skills for analyzing clinical data while earning her doctorate at UM.

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Asper School of Business

Making mental health services more accessible for students

October 27, 2023 — 
Phill, a graduate of the Asper School of Business MBA program, is the founder and CEO of My Student Wellbeing, an online platform where university students can access virtual counselling sessions with qualified therapists. A former social worker who gained business knowledge and skills in his MBA, Phill strives to make mental health services more accessible for students.

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St. John's College

Recognizing 2022/23 graduating students, scholarship awards, and honorary guests at SJC convocation

October 24, 2023 — 
They've walked across the stage in May or October, and now St John's college celebrates the 2022/23 graduating college members on November 5th, 2023. Over the last year, St John's college has given out $180,000 worth of scholarships and bursaries to students across the University of Manitoba who are members of the college.

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Portrait of Don Klassen

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rural family med champion honoured for his service

October 20, 2023 — 
Dr. Don Klassen awarded both the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal and the Southern Health/Sante Sud (or SHSS) Regional Medical Advisory Council ‘s Physician Emeritus Award.

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St. John's College

Alum Jordan Miller shares her work with the UM community at her local gallery 

October 4, 2023 — 
It all started in 1997 with Jordan Miller, a St John's college residence student now published artist showcasing her work to the world.

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Opening Exercise Award Winners 2023

St. Paul's College

A Celebration of Faith and Knowledge: The Mass of the Holy Spirit and Opening Academic Exercises at St. Paul’s College

September 28, 2023 — 
On Sunday, September 24, 2023, St. Paul's College's Christ the King Chapel became a place of profound reverence and joy as students, faculty, staff, alumni, and distinguished guests converged for the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit and Opening Academic Exercises.

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