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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Big issues, new ideas, three minutes

March 17, 2023 — 
After being selected from three rigorous heats over the past month, twelve finalists are now ready compete in the 3MT Finals on March 30. 

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Participants needed for autonomous agricultural machinery study

February 15, 2023 — 
A $25 UM bookstore gift card will be provided as honorarium.

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Academic Integrity and Artificial Intelligence

February 10, 2023 — 
Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity, what students need to know

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Price Faculty of Engineering

UMSAE Aero exhibition opening at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

January 24, 2023 — 
UMSAE Aero is thrilled to announce the upcoming opening of a temporary exhibit at the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada! The exhibit will be open until June 2023 and showcases past and present aircrafts designed and built by the UM’s Aero team.


Marolo Alfaro smiling for the camera.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Dr. Marolo Alfaro honoured by Canadian Geotechnical Society

December 14, 2022 — 


Winnipeg Free Press: UM project hopes to turn fungi, moulds into walls, insulation to address First Nations housing shortage

December 12, 2022 — 
Mercedes Garcia-Holguera walks up the front steps of a white shed in the southwest corner of the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. It’s among many other structures scattered throughout the area, next to a gravel road, with no signs or windows hinting at what might be inside. “Prepare your nose,” she says, opening the door.


A feature image of a lit candle alongside a framed photo of one of the Cole polyetcnique victims.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Honouring those lost during the tragedy at École Polytechnique

December 6, 2022 — 
On December 6, 1989, 14 women were killed by a gunman at École Polytechnique. Today, the engineering community gathered to honour those 14 women who lost their lives due to misogyny and hate.


Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New Biosystems Engineering instructor enjoys helping students tackle complex ideas

November 29, 2022 — 
Ella Morris joined the Department of Biosystems Engineering as Instructor I (Indigenous Scholar) on September 1, 2022.

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Don Petkau and Danny Mann shaking hands while holding the champion of engineering frame

Price Faculty of Engineering

Don Petkau recognized for outstanding contribution to engineering education

November 21, 2022 — 
At the Biosystems Alumni of Influence Awards Luncheon on November 15, Petkau was presented with the frame of the nomination citation and a photograph of him. The frame will hang alongside past winners on the Champion of Engineering Wall in EITC. 

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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