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St. John's College

Motivated to make a difference

July 22, 2024 — 
Whether in St John’s residence, Daily Bread Cafe, or catering a UM event, St John’s College food service staff gives everyone a reason to smile.

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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


Members of UM community appointed to Order of Canada

July 4, 2024 — 
On June 27, 2024, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including one Companion, 16 Officers, two Honorary Officers and 64 Members.

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John Allegro

Donor Relations

Giving back to give others a step forward

June 11, 2024 — 
UM alum John Allegro’s planned gift is helping mature students achieve their dreams

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Stephanie Van Haute

Donor Relations

Student scholarship recipient to develop a community wellness strategy

May 23, 2024 — 
Learn how UM PhD student, Stephanie Van Haute, is using her lived experience as inspiration for research

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Manitoba Legislature


UM alumni among 2024 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 14, 2024 — 
On Manitoba Day, May 12, the Province of Manitoba announced that 12 highly-accomplished Manitobans will be invested in the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour.

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Albert Cohen

Asper School of Business

IDEAs happen here

May 8, 2024 — 
For forty years, IDEA has celebrated those who have left deep footprints on the global economic landscape. This year’s honouree, Gerry Price, Chairman & CEO of Price Industries, joins this celebrated class of UM alumni and honourees who have found both inspiration and a home in Manitoba. 

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Dentist helping patient

Donor Relations

GreenShield grant helps increase dental access for at-risk populations

May 7, 2024 — 
The GreenShield grant not only allowed UM's Centre for Community Oral Health to address barriers many populations face when seeking dental care but also to purchase new equipment.

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An Indigenous grandmother and her granddaughter holding a feather.

Donor Relations

The Winnipeg Foundation makes $5-million gift to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

March 14, 2024 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation’s historic and lead gift to a $40-million capital campaign will support the building of a new permanent home for the NCTR in the heart of Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg.

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young adult and older adult reading together


Make a difference in older adults’ lives

March 5, 2024 — 
Are you an UM student who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of older adults? If so, consider becoming an Adult Companionship Service Provider!

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TLC, a painted bronze sculpture of a female bison and her calf.

Donor Relations

Fafard bison sculpture joins the herd

February 21, 2024 — 
UM alum Anita Ross recently donated a painted bronze sculpture by artist and UM alum Joe Fafard to the University of Manitoba. The piece, called TLC, is of a female bison and her calf.

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