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Winning team of Invent for the Planet including the event judges

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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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Shields taught at the U of M from 1980 until 1999.

UM’s literary giant lends her legacy to major new award

February 12, 2020 — 
The Carol Shields Prize for Fiction will recognize excellence by North American female and non-binary writers



Postmedia: Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards in Ottawa

February 5, 2020 — 
As an advocate for Indigenous women, law student and Manitoba Métis Federation member, Alana Robert has worked to fight gender-based violence

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Canadian Press: Canada’s Scott still relishes role as a midfielder destroyer

February 3, 2020 — 
This month marks 10 years on the national team for Scott

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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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Headshots of Dr. John Brady Kiesling and Dr. Sheila Dillon

Faculty of Arts

Reconstructing monuments helps share history with new generations

January 27, 2020 — 
The Department of Classics invites one and all to join them this February as they welcome two distinguished academics to present the latest installments in their long-standing annual lecture series. Both events are free and open to the public.


The Dean's Lecture on Smart Transportation

Where do we go now Winnipeg?

January 23, 2020 — 
A public forum on the urban issues: Crime, poverty, and the renewal of the inner city

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Sunset in Greifswald, Germany town square

Faculty of Arts

My year in Germany

January 20, 2020 — 
Have you ever considered studying abroad? Timm Giessbrecht, a student in the Faculty of Arts, shares his story of one year of travel and learning to inspire others to consider a term in one of over 40 available countries.

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George Rubenfeld (centre) with his family in France, 1950. // Photo credit: Belle Jarniewski, Voices of Winnipeg Holocaust Survivors


Life after the Holocaust: Alumni who survived

January 17, 2020 — 
Jan. 27 marks the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp during the Second World War – a day set aside by the United Nations to commemorate the Holocaust

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Three female performers with arms raised from the play Macbeth

Faculty of Arts

Setting Macbeth in the 1980s lets characters explore toxic masculinity

January 16, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their second mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Macbeth - by the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.

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