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UM sessional instructor receives 2024 Migizii Award

May 15, 2024 — 
Amy Carpenter, a sessional instructor in the Faculty of Education, is the 2024 recipient of the Migizii Award. Carpenter received the award at the University of Manitoba’s 35th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow on May 4.

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Faculty of Law

UM Faculty of Law student recognized for Philanthropy and the Law research

December 15, 2023 — 
For the fourth time in five years, a law student at Robson Hall has won the annual Canadian Bar Association Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section’s student essay-writing contest. Robert Johnstone is a third-year Juris Doctor student whose winning paper was titled “The Secularization of Philanthropy: Examining the Potential Revocation of the Roman Catholic Church’s Charitable Status.”

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Photo of Student award winners with some of the donors' friends and loved-ones.

Faculty of Law

Passing the Torch

December 11, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law honoured the lives and legacies of alumni and members of the Manitoba legal community at its annual Student Achievement Awards reception November 1, 2023. The Faculty welcomed families and friends of donors and loved ones in whose names awards were established, to meet face-to-face, the students who would be receiving the meaningful support intended to help them complete their degrees.

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School of Art

Celebrating Excellence in Canadian Art: Livestream the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2023 Exhibition Opening

December 5, 2023 — 
Join the National Gallery of Canada for the live-streamed Opening Reception of the Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2023 exhibition, featuring School of Art Professor and recipient of the esteemed Saidye Bronfman Award, Grace Nickel. 

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Emeritus honourees on stage

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Honouring Emeriti 2023

November 29, 2023 — 
On November 22, 18 distinguished former and current members of the UM faculty and administration were honoured as the University of Manitoba officially conferred their annual Emeritus appointments.

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A woman in snow gear is standing to the left; a man in outdoor expedition gear stands to the right.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Celebrating excellence in teaching – 2023 Riddell Teaching Awards

November 23, 2023 — 
The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty celebrates the accomplishments of its teaching staff from 2023.

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Winter Admin

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Congratulations to the Merit Award Winners for 2022

October 30, 2023 — 
The recipients of the 2022 Merit Awards are recognized for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research, scholarly work and creative activities, and service.


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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Faculty and staff around a table at the 2023 Long Service Awards.

Celebrating 25 remarkable years of helping our community flourish 

July 25, 2023 — 
UM Long Service Awards recognize the value of dedicated people

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School of Art

SoA student awarded Manitoba Studio Fund Scholarship

July 21, 2023 — 
The DesCan Foundation officially announces the recipients of the Manitoba Studio Fund (MSF) Scholarship Awards.

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