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Winnipeg Free Press: A feast for span fans

January 22, 2024 — 
Winnipeg Free Press: A feast for span fans

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Research and International

Emerging Researcher Spotlight Series launches February 1

January 15, 2024 — 
The inaugural Emerging Researcher Spotlight symposium on February 1 offers a compelling look into new and developing areas of research at UM.

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New year, new arts and culture season

January 8, 2024 — 
Get ready for a new year of arts and culture at the University of Manitoba. After an amazing Fall Term of gallery exhibitions, theatre productions and concerts, the upcoming slate of programming is sure to inspire and entertain. Here is a roundup of just some of what’s happening in the next few months.

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St. John's College

Immediate availability at St John’s Residence for students needing place to stay

January 3, 2024 — 
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.

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Human Rights Day Spotlight: Design grad, Judith Cheung

December 7, 2023 — 
December 10th marks the 75th anniversary of one of the world's most groundbreaking global pledges: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).For more on this timely topic, read the UM Today The Magazine story with environmental design grad Judith Cheung [BEnvD/11].

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Faculty of Architecture

Building Careers with FAUM CO-OP Summer 2023!

September 15, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Architecture's Co-op Program had yet another successful year!

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Faculty of Architecture

Master of Landscape Architecture students win 2nd place at International poster competition

August 31, 2023 — 
Master of Landscape Architecture students Matthew Glowacki and Gel Illagan have been awarded 2nd place in the international DLA 2023 Student Poster Competition. The competition has been part of the 24th Annual Digital Landscape Architecture Conference in Dessau, Germany. The theme of the competition was "Future Resilient Landscapes". Students were invited to showcase their work by submitting a poster presenting landscape architecture visualization techniques “fueled by experimental communication …, while exploring the boundaries of digital techniques in landscape architecture”. (Competition brief)


In memory of Professor Alexander Rattray Founder and First Head Department of Landscape Architecture Faculty of Architecture 50 Years of Learning and Teaching Landscape Architecture in Manitoba 1972-2022

Faculty of Architecture

MLA 50th Anniversary Celebration: TREEMORIAL

August 21, 2023 — 
Old-grown trees provide shade, store carbon and memories. The Department of Landscape Architecture celebrated its 50th Anniversary with events throughout the 2022/23 academic year. A tree planting on May 30th in remembrance of 50 years of learning and teaching landscape architecture in Manitoba and of Alexander Rattray, founder and first head of the Department of Landscape Architecture, was the final event of the half-of-a-century celebrations. This horticultural initiative by Dietmar Straub was intended to be a humble but long-lasting contribution to the Fort Garry Campus tree canopy and people’s memory.


View of an Inukshuk with snowy, rocky landscape.

Faculty of Architecture

Building on Ice: Faculty of Architecture Co-op in Iqaluit

July 26, 2023 — 
From September 2022 to April 2023, Master of Architecture student Dallin Chicoine worked with the Government of Nunavut as a Facility Planner. This is the second time a Faculty of Architecture student earned a work term placement with Nunavut’s Capital Projects Division through the Cooperative Education program. (See “Appreciating the North” Sept. 2017). Having completed a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in Spring 2022, this Co-op work term helped Dallin launch his graduate studies with real world experience in a remarkable setting, while gaining technical, environmental and cultural skills crucial to a future design career.

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Faculty of Architecture

FAUM students win first prize and merit awards in the LYCEUM Competition

July 5, 2023 — 
Michael Fitzpatrick wins first prize and Brock Dueck wins a merit award under the competition hosted by LYCEUM this year, Old Town Mall - Reimagined. As the final project of their Environmental Design, Landscape and Urbanism studio, Emergent Futures, they worked with professor Marcella Eaton to respond to the design challenge of reimagining Old Town Mall in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 

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