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12 Days of Sustainable Giving Returns

November 24, 2022 — 
The holiday season is quickly approaching; the Office of Sustainability shares twelve suggestions to have a climate-friendly, zero waste holiday.

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CBC Future 40 list highlights UM big thinkers and change makers

November 22, 2022 — 
CBC Manitoba’s Future 40 Awards are back and the announcement comes with a significant list of UM representation.

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Macaulay’s Essay on Addison, a book owned by Marshall McLuhan

Rare book acquired by UM Archives features “marginalia” by Marshall McLuhan

November 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections recently acquired a copy of a book titled Macaulay’s Essay on Addison. The book had been owned by world renowned Canadian media ecology guru and writer Marshall McLuhan

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Winter on Fort Garry campus.

Mobile vaccine clinics at UM

November 21, 2022 — 
Offering COVID 19 vaccine and flu vaccines, no appointments necessary

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Don Petkau and Danny Mann shaking hands while holding the champion of engineering frame

Price Faculty of Engineering

Don Petkau recognized for outstanding contribution to engineering education

November 21, 2022 — 
At the Biosystems Alumni of Influence Awards Luncheon on November 15, Petkau was presented with the frame of the nomination citation and a photograph of him. The frame will hang alongside past winners on the Champion of Engineering Wall in EITC. 

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Fort Garry campus people walking


UM improves on STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

November 7, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba has earned a STARS gold rating for a second time in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance. UM’s 2022 STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website.

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The Celebrating Women in Engineering Display inside the engineering complex atrium.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Nominate an outstanding woman in engineering today

October 27, 2022 — 
We invite members of our community to nominate women in engineering who have contributed greatly to the engineering profession and who model the best of engineering to others, to appear as one of the six feature profiles on the Celebrating Women in Engineering Wall inside EITC.

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Dr. Digvir Jayas with Her Excellency the Right Honourable Governor General Mary Simon

Celebrated research advocate invested in Order of Canada

October 21, 2022 — 
Dr. Digvir Jayas, who completed his most recent term as Vice-President (Research and International) was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada on October 20, 2022.

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Fall campus

Human Resources

Faculty and staff contributions recognized with anniversary awards

October 20, 2022 — 
Over 800 employees celebrated for 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 60 years of service

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