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The painted portrait of Dean Emeritus Dr. Garland Laliberte

Price Faculty of Engineering

Remembering Dean Emeritus, Dr. Garland Laliberte

August 3, 2022 — 
The Price Faculty of Engineering regrets to announce the passing of Dean Emeritus Dr. Garland Laliberte on July 30, 2022. 

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Program lets Ukrainian scholars ‘get back to life’

July 22, 2022 — 
The first of 20 scholars from Ukraine have arrived at the University of Manitoba thanks to a new program initiated by UM that has committed $1,755,000 to support Ukrainian scholars and students

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A solargraph of the sun's movement across campus for 2 years during the pandemic lockdown.

Pinhole camera captures passage of time during pandemic

July 15, 2022 — 
A solargraph captured by a pinhole camera with a very long exposure displays the daily path of the sun over the course of two years of the pandemic lockdown

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UM staff stand in front of a new electric fleet vehicle.

Sustainability

There is a new fleet vehicle on campus, and it’s electric!

July 14, 2022 — 
UM begins the transition to electric fleet vehicles

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Transit Station

Price Faculty of Engineering

Investment in transit infrastructure opens door for sustainable engineering

July 12, 2022 — 
Recently, the Government of Canada, the Province and Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg announced a joint investment of more than $478 million to support the next generation of public transit infrastructure in Winniepg. Through this investment, the city will begin to transition to zero emission buses, design and build a new North Garage, improve accessibility for riders, and start design work on new rapid transit corridors.

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Person cycles towards Fort Garry campus on a pathway through Southwood lands.

Sustainability

Rolling into bronze

July 11, 2022 — 
UM students, faculty and staff cycled, walked, took transit, carpooled, and worked and studied from home during Commuter Challenge week. Don’t let your sustainable commutes stop here!

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Faculty of Science

Buller Greenhouse – Plant Sale!

July 11, 2022 — 
The on-campus oasis known as the Buller Greenhouse is having its annual plant sale! Stop by and enjoy the greenhouse while picking up a new plant for your home office or for your deck outside. Proceeds go to support the Buller Greenhouse.

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Two golfers standing on the green getting ready to putt. The sky is bright with broken cloud.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Thank you, engineering community!

July 7, 2022 — 
"Your support of this golf tournament directly supports our students by allowing us to create welcoming and productive spaces, support teaching technology, support student design competition teams" - Dr. Marcia Friesen

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, invests 10 Officers (O.C.) and 13 Members (C.M.). into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on 6 May 2022. The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada. Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Mathieu St-Amour, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

10 Members of UM community appointed to the Order of Canada

July 5, 2022 — 
On June 30, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes 10 individuals from the UM community, including alumni, faculty and friends.

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Dr. Malcolm Xing standing and posing for the camera

Price Faculty of Engineering

Professor Xing inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

July 5, 2022 — 
Dr. Xing is a leading expert in developing nano-gel self-assembly on cells and drugs for hair regeneration, controlled release, and cancer therapy.

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