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An artist' rendering shows a planned electric delivery van by Rivian. Amazon on Sept. 19, 2019, announced it ordered 100,000 electric delivery vehicles from Rivian. The custom vans are scheduled to begin deliveries by 2021. (Rivian/Handout/TNS)

Op-ed: Driving toward a rechargeable world

February 25, 2020 — 
When it comes to the transit fleet in Winnipeg, the home of North America’s leading bus manufacturer, isn’t it time for the three levels of government to come together around a fully electrified transit fleet?



Congratulations Jitendra Paliwal

January 2, 2020 — 
Jitendra Paliwal is the new president of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba


Abby Koch with award

Price Faculty of Engineering

Wpg Free Press: Engineering student wins Marie Carter award

October 22, 2019 — 
Koch has earned an award honouring the memory of 14 women who lost their lives in the École Polytechnique massacre on Dec. 6, 1989.

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Tree leaves against the backdrop of the sky

Op-ed: In climate change fight, simplest solutions might be the most obvious

September 30, 2019 — 
Trees, a simple solution


Chyngyz Erkinbaev

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New Biosystems Engineering prof to explore ‘smart-sensing’ technology

September 10, 2019 — 
Dr. Chyngyz Erkinbaev joined the Department of Biosystem Engineering as Assistant Professor in Smart Technologies in Agriculture and Food Systems on July 1.


Office of Sustainability

Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

November 1, 2018 — 
This fall, a workshop is being held to encourage faculty to share their thoughts on how to encourage education for sustainability on campus. The workshops will explore the approaches, opportunities and barriers around educating for sustainability at the University of Manitoba.

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Classroom chalkboard

University Affairs: Teaching tips to consider for your classroom

September 27, 2018 — 
University Affairs has published seven teaching tips from its readers -- professors -- about teaching tips or tools they can't live without. U of M professor Sri Ranjan offered his: the iPad.

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Dr. John Robinson - 2018 Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitor

Office of Sustainability

Sustainability is top-of-mind for many students, staff and faculty at the U of M

September 6, 2018 — 
Dr. John Robinson, a leading expert in the fields of sustainability and climate change, will deliver a public lecture on Sept. 26 along with other sustainability-focused events

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Hydro power line surrounded by green vegetation

Op-ed: Opposing ideas can and should co-exist in our energy policy

April 27, 2018 — 
Let’s imagine a smarter Manitoba, where increased domestic usage of clean electricity firmly places Manitoba Hydro and the province on a sustainable path


Landfill. Photo: Alan Levin, Flickr

Op-ed: Brady Road landfill biogas could replace natural gas at University of Manitoba campus

April 23, 2018 — 
There is a pipeline that economists, environmentalists and all levels of government can support: One that takes biogas from a landfill to a power plant where it can be used for fuel


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