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A 50/50 split image of Dr. Shawn Clark (left) and Dr. Lanre Ojo (right). Both and standing while smiling and posing for the camera.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Departmental leadership announcements

July 13, 2022 — 
The Price Faculty of Engineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Olanrewaju (Lanre) Ojo to the position of head of Mechanical Engineering and Dr. Shawn Clark as head of Civil Engineering, both for a five-year term.


Students wearing KN95 masks and taking notes on laptops and with pencil and paper in a classroom. // Photo from David Lipnowski

COVID-19 update on masking, continued in-person classes

July 11, 2022 — 
Existing masking mandate will continue until further notice

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Dr. Malcolm Xing standing and posing for the camera

Price Faculty of Engineering

Professor Xing inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

July 5, 2022 — 
Dr. Xing is a leading expert in developing nano-gel self-assembly on cells and drugs for hair regeneration, controlled release, and cancer therapy.

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Waste collection bin in University Centre


Where have you bin? UM introduces new hallway waste infrastructure

July 4, 2022 — 
UM is excited to announce the introduction of new hallway waste bin infrastructure in 10 buildings at the Fort Garry Campus. The arrival of these bins is one part of a multi-phase plan to introduce new three and four-stream waste infrastructure in hallways across all buildings at the University. The initial phase included the addition of 25 new bins added to the hallways at the Bannatyne campus.

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.


Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine. // Image from Government of Ukraine

President of Ukraine addresses UM via livestream

June 22, 2022 — 
On June 22, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, spoke with students, faculty and staff in a special video event

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Eastern Transportation Corridor seating area


New multi-use path at Fort Garry ready for a ride or walk

June 20, 2022 — 
On your next lunch hour, be sure to visit the new Eastern Transportation Corridor (ETC) multi-use path. The corridor runs along the eastern edge of the Fort Garry campus, adjacent to the Point Lands, including Freedman Crescent, Saunderson Street and Dysart Road

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Dr. Brian Postl stands at the podium, speaking at 2022 Spring Convocation.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

All welcome at farewell event for Dr. Brian Postl

June 16, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community is invited to attend the retirement celebration for Dean Brian Postl on Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m. in the Brodie Centre Atrium.

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Meet the 2022 Emerging Leader Award Winners – Undergraduate

June 15, 2022 — 
After 16 years it is an honour to recognize this year’s cohort of student leaders for their commitment to furthering UM’s educational mission by contributing to the social, cultural and economic well-being of communities on or off-campus. These students encourage cross-cultural understanding and demonstrate sustained leadership and initiative. Today we feature one of our outstanding Emerging Leaders:  Gillian Laninga, fifth-year College of Nursing student.

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Electric vehicle parked and charging in B lot.


Ready, set, (EV) charge!

June 9, 2022 — 
University of Manitoba (UM) community members who drive electric vehicles now have more charging options on campus.

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