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Congratulations to three new UM Distinguished Professors

July 14, 2021 — 
Dr. Mostafa Fayek, Dr. Thomas Hack, and Dr. Sandra Kouritzin are 2021 recipients, effective May 19

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Sign saying the Department of Earth Sciences

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Re-introducing the Department of Earth Sciences

June 29, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba's Board of Governors has approved a name change for the Department of Geological Sciences to the Department of Earth Sciences

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2021 Riddell Undergraduate Thesis Prize

June 18, 2021 — 
2021 Undergraduate Thesis Prize Winner

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Meet the 2021 Riddell Faculty Medal Recipients

June 17, 2021 — 
2021 Riddell Faculty Medal Recipients

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Desmond Durell conducting research

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Trifecta of research awards for Riddell Faculty graduate students

June 9, 2021 — 
Six graduate students from the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources have won the trifecta of Tri-Council awards this year, with one CIHR, three SSHRC, and two NSERC awards for their personal research projects.

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An exemplary skull of a gorgonopsian collected from Zambia in 2018 and currently at the Burke Museum of Natural History. The upper canine of this specimen is broken and would have extended below the lower jaw. Photo credit: Brandon Peecook

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

UM researcher part of team that finds surprising connection between dinosaurs and mammals

December 23, 2020 — 
Kirstin Brink is part of a team that discovered that gorgonopsians, early ancestors to mammals and not related to dinosaurs, have very similar tooth structure to carnivorous dinosaurs.

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The story of rocks

October 19, 2017 — 
New exhibit at the Cretaceous Menagerie in the Wallace Building uniquely pairs Inuit carvings with the rock types from which they are made

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Sid Leggett checks out rocks on Big Island Hawaii.

Arctic adventures and geology grad studies combine for ‘pivotal time’ in alumnus’ life

June 14, 2016 — 
Long-time supporter of scholarships reflects on experiences as student

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Grateful for a world of opportunities, donors create scholarship for geophysics graduate students

February 17, 2016 — 
Debra and Ross Pitman Graduate Scholarship in Geological Sciences

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The Sally and Keith Caldwell Teaching Assistant Award

February 5, 2016 — 
Caldwell Teaching Assistant Award

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