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‘TeamBIOM_Lab’ Team members from left to right: Leonardo Tellez Gonzalez (MITACS Intern), Dominico IV Obmerga (Undergraduate research assistant), Magdiel Antonio Ramos (MITACS Intern), Mercedes Garcia-Holguera (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture), Jessica Piper (Research Assistant), Vyas Gopal (Undergraduate Research Assistant)

Winnipeg Free Press: U of M lab combines research and art in illuminating exhibition that’s bubbling with creativity

September 22, 2022 — 
'BIOM_Lab is a new research laboratory at the U of M dedicated to exploring the possibilities of biomaterials within design'

Faculty of Architecture

Undergraduate Research: Into the Woods and out to the World

September 2, 2022 — 
Eleven Faculty of Architecture students earned Undergraduate Research Awards this summer. Valued at $7,000 each, these awards enable students to work with researchers of their choice on projects that develop skills, drive discovery, and inspire future studies and career trajectories.

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Bacterial Cellulose Biomaterial

Research and International

Growing a better future

August 16, 2022 — 
Biomaterials: A pathway towards resilient architecture in Northern Canada


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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Close-up of diploma held by grad.

Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

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Faculty of Architecture

Unstacking the Deck: A Game of Change

April 26, 2022 — 
Unstacking the Deck, a euphemism for breaking down biases, consists of a double deck of playing cards featuring early women architects who studied and worked in Manitoba: from the first woman B.Arch graduate from the University of Manitoba in 1932, to women who began careers in Manitoba in the 1960-70s.

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Innovative research receives funding

April 4, 2022 — 
UM researchers have received more than $1.2M through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), the Government of Canada announced

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Rainbow overheard of designed garden monument.

Faculty of Architecture

Team Wreford’s design was chosen for LGBTQ2+ National Monument in Ottawa

March 29, 2022 — 
Monument captures both the sombre past and hope for a better future.

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People walk across a concrete plaza on a sunny day.

Faculty of Architecture

2022 Barkman Concrete Design Competition Winners Announced

March 18, 2022 — 
Learn more about the winning designs.


wooden sustainability awards lined up with greenery in the background


Celebrating our UM Sustainability Award Winners

March 17, 2022 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance UM’s commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability. The following winners of the 2022 Sustainability Awards were selected by a committee and received their awards at UM Sustainability Day on March 10.

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