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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Join us for virtual #FarmFoodWeek!

September 21, 2020 — 
September 21 to 25 is full of activities exploring Manitoba agriculture

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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Indigenous Circle of Empowerment students outside of Migizii Agamik.


Building confidence and community connections for Indigenous students

August 25, 2020 — 
After wrapping up a successful year later this past spring, applications are now open for the 2020-2021 ICE program.

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Manitoba polyculture plot that includes 57 edible and medicinal plants. Photo: Kirsten Benot.

Nine UM researchers receive Insight Development Grants

August 21, 2020 — 
Nine University of Manitoba researchers are among the recipients of Insight Development Grants as announced by the Government of Canada, receiving a total of $569,267 in funding.

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights

UM alumna appointed director of Canadian Museum for Human Rights

August 10, 2020 — 
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault announced today that Isha Khan is the new director of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg.

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Muslim boy praying

UM mourns victims of massive explosion in Beirut

August 5, 2020 — 
“We are deeply saddened by the news of the massive explosion in the port of Beirut in Lebanon on August 4, 2020,” says UM President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch.

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Meghan Azad, UM researcher in pediatric health sits in an office at a desk next to a computer.

UM pediatric researcher comments on World Breastfeeding Week

August 4, 2020 — 
UM researcher Dr. Meghan Azad is Canada Research Chair in Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease and a research scientist at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM). She was on CTV Winnipeg Morning Live to talk about the importance of breastfeeding.

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Man in suit

Asper School of Business

Q & A with an MBA: Dean Beleyowski [BComm. (Hons.)/92, MBA/03]

July 20, 2020 — 
For this month’s Q & A with an MBA feature we share the story of one of our Asper alumni and highlight the generosity and community support of the local organization he works for.

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Rendering of the Churchill Marine Observatory

Churchill Marine Observatory nearing completion

July 14, 2020 — 
Stories in media this week noted that the Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO) is nearing completion.

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Office of Sustainability

Take part in Plastic-Free July

July 2, 2020 — 
Are you ready to join the "Choose to refuse" single-use plastic challenge for the entire month of July?

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