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Alumni News Archive


Alumni: UM wants to hear from you!

June 1, 2021 — 
Share your feedback on alumni programming, events & more

Bryden Bukich stands in front of UM's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management


Apply now for an Alumni Association Scholarship

May 31, 2021 — 
Throughout his five years in university, Alumni Association Community Leadership Scholarship recipient Bryden Bukich has been interested in volunteer activities where he can make change. Passionate about Indigenous health, he has sought out leadership roles that support people who experience systemic marginalization.

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Wpg Free Press: U of M grad funds scholarship for Black law students

May 31, 2021 — 
The new David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is a $6,000 scholarship that will be awarded annually to a Black undergraduate student enrolled full time in the juris doctor degree program.

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Robert Maytwayashing and Elaine Froese

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Community contributions recognized with Certificate of Merit

May 31, 2021 — 
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences honours alumni at virtual event

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM medical prof honoured for equity, diversity and gender initiatives in medicine

May 31, 2021 — 
For Dr. Gigi Osler, it was the #MeToo movement shining a light on sexual harassment in 2017 that was the catalyst for her to advance the cause of gender equity in the workplace.

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Asper alumna, Jennifer McNeill, wearing a black shirting smiling.

Asper School of Business

Asper alumna distinguished as a Canada Climate Champion in lead up to 2021 United Nations COP26

May 28, 2021 — 
Asper alumna Jennifer McNeill [BSc/95, MBA/06] has been named one of 26 Climate Champions across Canada in preparation for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). McNeill is the Vice-President of Public Sector Sales and Marketing at New Flyer and MCI, a leading independent bus coach manufacturer leading the evolution in zero-emission mobility.


Gregg Hanson and Arni Thorsteinson

Asper School of Business

Two Asper alumni named to Order of Manitoba

May 28, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business is proud to share that two members of our alumni community and longtime members of the Associates, Gregg Hanson and Arni Thorsteinson, were recently announced as inductees to the prestigious Order of Manitoba.

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Alumni, meet your representative

May 26, 2021 — 
Duane Brothers will serve on the University of Manitoba’s Board of Governors as an alumni representative.

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Nicole Luke

APTN: Inuk architectural grad getting set to redesign the world

May 25, 2021 — 
An Inuk student at the University of Manitoba is getting set to graduate with a masters in architecture and set off to take on her own projects

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A woman in a lab coat administers a shot to a person. // Photo from Unsplash

UM affected by a health crisis half a world away

May 20, 2021 — 
'Now, more than ever, the global community needs us and we should all consider giving back in meaningful ways to help India recover from this crisis'

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