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Convocation News Archive

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Asper School of Business

MBA grad champions inclusion and strives to create more opportunities for women

May 29, 2023 — 
In the Asper MBA, Jamie Theroux engaged in conversations with colleagues and with innovative course content on sustainability, accessibility and reconciliation. As she pursues entrepreneurship after graduation, her goals remain to amplify perspectives, remove barriers and create more opportunities and inclusive communities.

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Students

Virtual event platform brings Convocation live to your living room

May 29, 2023 — 
Find out how to use the interactive virtual event platform

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Students

Make your Convocation a day to remember

May 23, 2023 — 
Congratulations! As we approach Spring Convocation ceremonies this year, we have some tips to help you get the most out of your graduation day!

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

First PharmD class among 2023 ‘extraordinary’ graduates

May 19, 2023 — 
Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms looked toward the inaugural graduating class of doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students and told them they should be immensely proud of themselves.

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Dr. Thomas Quinn speaking at the podium at Convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Always keep learning – even from failure, esteemed physician tells medical grads

May 19, 2023 — 
A physician-scientist who is renowned for his groundbreaking HIV/AIDS research urged the newest crop of UM medical graduates to be perpetual learners and to use failure to fuel discovery. 

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Asper School of Business

Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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New grads throw their caps into the air in celebration.

UM staff and faculty: join the celebration; assist with convocation!

April 25, 2023 — 
Seven Convocation ceremonies will be held between Tuesday June 6th and Friday June 9th. Take part in UM students’ special day by signing up to be an usher!

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Students

Celebrate the class of 2023 at Spring Convocation

April 17, 2023 — 
Over the next month and a half, University of Manitoba students will once again cross the Convocation stage as family and friends cheer them on.

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Students

Job Search Tips for New Grads

March 13, 2023 — 
If you're a graduating this spring, you may be looking for help with your job search. The good news is that we currently have a job seeker's market.

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Alumni

Convocation Celebration

March 10, 2023 — 
Our 2020 and 2021 graduates will finally get their chance to walk the stage the weekend of March 11, 2023.

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