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Alumni

Meet the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement recipient

May 29, 2024 — 
Steve Kroft [BA/88] is the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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Dr. Joss Reimer

Alumni

Meet the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

May 15, 2024 — 
Dr. Joss Reimer [MD/08, MPH/13, Medical Resident/13] is the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement.

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St. John's College

Recognizing 2022/23 graduating students, scholarship awards, and honorary guests at SJC convocation

October 24, 2023 — 
They've walked across the stage in May or October, and now St John's college celebrates the 2022/23 graduating college members on November 5th, 2023. Over the last year, St John's college has given out $180,000 worth of scholarships and bursaries to students across the University of Manitoba who are members of the college.

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Community Events February 2022

Community Events February 2022

February 2, 2022 — 
This February join fellow community members virtually to enjoy insightful lectures by experts, a highly entertaining theatre performance and a thought-provoking financial webinar amongst other intriguing events. Mark your calendars, share these events with your friends and meet us online.

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Visionaries, pioneers and innovators among the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

March 8, 2016 — 
U of M graduates making a real difference in the lives of people around the globe

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Edward Lyons – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Lifetime Achievement

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement

March 4, 2016 — 
As a U of M medical student in the 1960s, Edward Lyons was among the first to use ultrasound to detect blood clots and brain tumours, and in the decades since became a global expert.

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Emmie Leung – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

March 3, 2016 — 
Coming to Winnipeg from Hong Kong on her own as a young student, Leung forged her own path, surviving off rice and Cheese Whiz.

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Hong Kong Alumni Association – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to the University of Manitoba

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to the University of Manitoba

March 2, 2016 — 
For more than three decades the group in Hong Kong—home to one of the largest alumni populations outside of North America—has celebrated their alma mater and the ways it shaped them

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Karen Beaudin – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Community Service

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Service

March 1, 2016 — 
As a tireless volunteer and proud Métis woman, Karen Beaudin champions Indigenous youth

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Gary Wong – 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

Announcing the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni

February 29, 2016 — 
Gary Wong's findings not only conquered Ebola but inspired the development of antibody therapies for other deadly viruses, including HIV

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