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Extended Education

Pondering the future of AI and Machine Learning

November 29, 2022 — 
“We want our grads to be both skilled and critically reflective.” - Kari Kumar

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community participating in community planting in the front lawn of the John A. Russell Building

Faculty of Architecture

LOTS OF BULBS | MLA 50th Anniversary Community Planting

November 21, 2022 — 
18,500 bulbs of the Master of Landscape Architecture 50th Anniversary bulb mixture were planted from Friday, October 28 to Wednesday, November 2, 2022 – just before the temperatures dropped and snow fell.


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Extended Education

Preparing for a future powered by technology

November 10, 2022 — 
“Algorithms and data sets are becoming part of the new business model. They require new skills and new ways of learning.” - Rod Lastra

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Reflective structure created by Master of Architecture students

Faculty of Architecture

M.Arch Students Meet Challenge of Placemaking

October 11, 2022 — 
How can you turn the world upside down? reflect a city in a threshold? and map everything that’s delicious? Simple! Challenge architecture students to make timely and engaging public places – in two weeks, with two grand!

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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'

Alina Bilonozhko and Cole Marotta with Prof. Lisa Landrum outside the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, Sept. 2, 2022. Photo: Denis (Libao) Wang.

Faculty of Architecture

Game Changing Exhibit in the Exchange

September 2, 2022 — 
Showcased at the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, the exhibition celebrated early women graduates from UManitoba’s Faculty of Architecture, and highlighted topics of diversity and inclusion beyond binaries, beyond borders and toward Indigenous sovereignty.

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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

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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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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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