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Comic books are a staple of pop culture

Has Marvel reinvented the film serial?

April 24, 2019 — 
The release of Avengers: Endgame is a culmination, of a kind, for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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Sistema performance

Faculty of Education

Faculty prof among speakers at event honouring Sistema

April 15, 2019 — 
Faculty of Education Professor Francine Morin was invited to speak recently at an event at Government House honouring the transformative power of Sistema, an after-school music program.

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Artist Don McMaster

Faculty of Education

Portrait of an artist as a retired teacher

April 10, 2019 — 
Imitation may be the best form of flattery, and it’s also the best way to learn, says McMaster, who cites as inspiration to paint professionally, Andrew Wyeth, one of the best-known American artists of the 20th century.


Bison TF Simon Berube

Bison track and field claims first national podium finish in more than 20 years

March 29, 2019 — 
Bison men's track and field team captured bronze medal at the 2019 U SPORTS Championships.

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President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

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MTrack_Simon Berube

Bison track and field boasts first national podium finish in more than 20 years

March 11, 2019 — 
Bison men's track and field team captured bronze medal at the U SPORTS Championships; Swimming: Kelsey Wog sets U SPORTS record and captures 4 gold medals

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Frances G. McGill [MD/1915] was Canada’s first female forensic pathologist. She is shown here in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on Oct 22, 1955. // University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections


Ahead of her time: Trailblazing alumnae of the 1900s

March 7, 2019 — 
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right

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Comic book hero Captain Marvel hits the big screen

The Conversation: Higher, further, faster: Marvel’s first female cinematic superhero

March 6, 2019 — 
The Captain Marvel movie will be Marvel Studios’s first female-superhero led film

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Assistant Professor Lori Blondeau


Deconstructing notions of the Indigenous woman through performance art

November 7, 2018 — 
Lori Blondeau, a recent Indigenous artist hired at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art, deconstructs the stereotypical notion of the Indigenous women through performance art and photography.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Healing Health Care: From Sick Care towards Salutogenic Healing Systems

October 29, 2018 — 
In his presentation at the Research Seminar Series Nov. 6, Dr. Chris Fries will outline general shortcomings associated with the pathogenic approach to health care, while speaking to the benefits of a system that supports human health and well-being.

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