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‘Manitoba will survive,’ says UM political analyst

April 13, 2020 — 
Dr. Paul Thomas, professor emeritus of political studies at UM, looks at the dual crises of the pandemic and the related economic downturn that is affecting Manitoba.

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Winnipeg Tribune Oct 11 1918

Flu Déjà Vu: UM closed for seven weeks – in 1918

April 9, 2020 — 
“The Varsity and the Virus: The University of Manitoba and the “Flu-ban” in 1918,” notes that classes were cancelled for seven weeks in 1918 to protect students and staff, much like what has transpired today

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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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Thomas Miles returning a kick, 2018

Asper School of Business

Q & A with an MBA – Thomas Miles [BA/16], 2019 Grey Cup Champion

December 3, 2019 — 
In celebration of 50 years of graduates since our first cohort in 1970, the Asper School of Business is pleased to launch the Q & A with an MBA story series

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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

November 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Monkey teeth

Monkey fossils found in Serbia offer clues about life in a warmer world millions of years ago

October 22, 2019 — 
Studying fossil monkeys like these can help us understand how ancient climates shaped primate evolution

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Ellen Sikorski and Nick McKenzie fell in love while at UM

Sometimes, conflict can lead to love

October 11, 2019 — 
They fell in love at UM and married this year, and they’re graduating together during Fall Convocation 2019

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UM mourns passing of distinguished alumna Kathleen M. Richardson, C.C., O.M.

September 16, 2019 — 
Kathleen Richardson, one of Manitoba’s most generous patrons of arts and culture, died on September 14, 2019

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Kom Bol is seeking to lead by example

Surviving culture shock and leading by example

June 4, 2019 — 
Bol is graduating with his fellow Arts class of 2019 on June 5, 2019. He hopes to attend graduate school in environmental law so that he can go back home to East Africa where he can work for an NGO

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Second UofM Food Systems Student Symposium set to “Bridge the Gap”

May 16, 2019 — 
Register today for the University-wide Food Systems Student Symposium - F3S - taking place June 26th. 

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