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Thurmayr and Straub on the cover

Faculty of Architecture

A Sense of Anarchy in the Pantheon of Norm Breakers

March 27, 2020 — 
The Radical Landscape Architecture of Straub Thurmayr


Nation-to-Nation Indigenous Architecture panel

Faculty of Architecture

Architecture Students Lead Conversation on Indigenous Perspectives, Principles and Practices in Shaping Canada’s Architecture

March 24, 2020 — 
Nation-to-Nation: A conversation on Indigenous Principles, Perspectives and Practices in Shaping Canada's Architecture


Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

School of Art

Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Summer 2019 Co-op Student Mia

Faculty of Architecture

Cooperative Education / Integrated Work Program

March 10, 2020 — 
More diverse job placements. Enhanced networking opportunities. National student recognition. These are highlights of the Cooperative Education/Integrated Work Program (Co-op/I) over the last year.


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Megatrends in GIS – GISday 2020

March 10, 2020 — 
This year’s GISday, hosted by UM Libraries on March 19, focuses on Megatrends in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Table discussions at CAFE Ontario

Faculty of Architecture

Students Join National Conversation on the Future of Architecture

March 3, 2020 — 
The Canadian Architecture Forums on Education (CAFÉ) are part of a national, collaborative effort to develop and implement an aspirational vision for architecture in Canada.

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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

Office of Sustainability

University students solve world problems at Invent for the Planet competition

February 19, 2020 — 
Team "HUB-It", winners of the Invent for the Planet idea and design competition, took home the grand prize of $1,000, three months of mentorship at the North Forge Technology Exchange and the chance to continue to the final round in the international competition in Texas on March 31 – April 2. 

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Faculty of Architecture

Hire a Faculty of Architecture Co-op Student

February 2, 2020 — 
Contribute to mentoring the next generation of design professionals by posting a work opportunity with us


2019 UM Welcome Day Volunteers - Orientation


Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Students Standing in a cloud of plastic for art installation

Faculty of Architecture

Cloud of Unintended Consequences

January 30, 2020 — 
Cloud of Unintended Consequences is a collaboration between internationally renowned Winnipeg artist Eleanor Bond and third-year students from the Department of Architecture, University of Manitoba.

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