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(L-R) Student Hilary Ransom, Asper Foundation’s Moe Levy, Leonard Asper, Gail Asper and UM President David Barnard.

The Asper Foundation creates unprecedented new entrance bursary

October 18, 2019 — 
The Asper Foundation has announced a $5-million gift to the University of Manitoba designed to remove barriers for students demonstrating financial need

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Participants in the 2019 Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program to Israel

Asper School of Business

Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program to Israel celebrates eleventh year

September 2, 2019 — 
Thanks to the generous donation from the Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation, 18 Asper students and 8 students from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev in Beersheva, Israel were able to participate in the life-changing Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program (ATSEP) to Israel in May.

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Wpg. Free Press: Alum donates $10 million to Asper School of Business

June 17, 2019 — 
Stu Clark, a class of 1976 University of Manitoba commerce grad, has made another huge gift to the Asper School of Business

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Faculty of Law

Beyond Marks

June 14, 2019 — 
Each year, it is a Robson Hall tradition to present certain student awards at the annual graduating class dinner and dance that recognize students above and beyond their academic achievements.

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Stu Clark [BComm(Hons)/76, LLD/11].

University welcomes $10 million gift, new graduate school

June 14, 2019 — 
Transformational gift to Front and Centre campaign will enhance the I.H. Asper School of Business’ role

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The June 11, 2019 announcement of support from the province.

New support for future leaders

June 11, 2019 — 
Province invests $2.5M in James W. Burns Leadership Institute

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Left to right: Cutting the ribbon on the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building Dr. Marcia Friesen (U of M), Dr. Digvir Jayas (U of M), Terry Duguid (Parliamentary Secretary & MP for Winnipeg South), The Honourable Kelvin Goertzen (Minister of Education, Province of Manitoba), Sarah Guillemard (MLA for Fort Richmond), President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. David Barnard (U of M), Dr. Zahra Moussavi (U of M), Dr. Jonathan Beddoes (Dean, Faculty of Engineering)

The Stanley Pauley Engineering Building officially opens

May 31, 2019 — 
Thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment at the University of Manitoba, a new engineering facility officially opened its doors on May 31, 2019

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Alumni discuss their thoughts and perspectives on the U of M brand.

Evolving the U of M brand

May 31, 2019 — 
A message from John Kearsey, Vice-President (External), University of Manitoba

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Dr. Hartley T. Richardson rising to accept the IDEA award at gala celebration

Dr. Hartley T. Richardson honoured at International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Celebration

May 23, 2019 — 
$3.5 million raised for Hartley T. Richardson Student Support Fund

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Speyeria atlantis (commonly called Atlantis Fritillary) were collected by former U of M dentistry professor William Christie

A valuable gift of butterflies

May 9, 2019 — 
A former dentistry professor donates a rare collection of butterflies that may answer questions science has yet to ask

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