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Faculty of Law

Setting Precedents: Three law students receive 2022 Emerging Leader Awards

June 24, 2022 — 
No less than three law students have been named recipients of the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. These remarkable students include Class of 2022’s Michael Badejo, President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2021-2022), Shawn Singh, an active member of the MLSA and participant in the Presidents’ Student Leadership Program cohort (2021), and Class of 2023’s Adam Kowal, who served as co-president of the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students’ Association during his second year of law.

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Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program

Faculty of Law

Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

June 22, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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(l-r) Dr. Albert Friesen, Susan Bowman, Dr. Tom Bowman, Dr. Juliette Cooper, Dr. Michael Benarroch, and Dr. Digvir Jayas

Research and International

Commemorating the lifesaving legacy of Dr. John M. Bowman

June 20, 2022 — 
Dr. John Maxwell Bowman provided a cure to Rh disease and was immortalized last week with a new bust unveiled at Innovation Plaza

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Eastern Transportation Corridor seating area

Sustainability

New multi-use path at Fort Garry ready for a ride or walk

June 20, 2022 — 
On your next lunch hour, be sure to visit the new Eastern Transportation Corridor (ETC) multi-use path. The corridor runs along the eastern edge of the Fort Garry campus, adjacent to the Point Lands, including Freedman Crescent, Saunderson Street and Dysart Road

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James Peebles

Alumni

Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist Dr. James Peebles to speak at the Fort Garry Hotel

June 15, 2022 — 
Profoundly influential and world-renowned astrophysicist returning to Winnipeg in July

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Text in white and yellow on blue background, with text reading Distinguished Alumni Awards: Congratulations, 2022 recipients!

Alumni

2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

June 15, 2022 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September ceremony

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Laura and Henry Holtmann and Curtis Evenson

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Agricultural and Food Sciences alumni honoured for community service

June 2, 2022 — 
Three alumni were reconized for their outstanding professional contributions and public service on June 2.

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Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie meets with a patient.

Donor Relations

World Multiple Sclerosis Day marks the importance of funding health research

May 30, 2022 — 
Researchers are making important discoveries about Multiple Sclerosis with support of donor funding.

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Close-up of diploma held by grad.

Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

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Irene Fakankun, Alumni Representative on the UM Board of Governors for a three-year term beginning June 1, 2022.

Alumni

Irene Fakankun Elected to the Board of Governors

May 25, 2022 — 
The votes have been counted and UM alumni have selected Irene Fakankun [PhD/21] as their next alumni representative for the UM Board of Governors.

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