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Melanie Lalonde, Rebecca Asham, Carrie Selin.

Faculty of Science

Stories that instil resilience

June 20, 2024 — 
June is National Indigenous History Month, and while at the Faculty of Science, we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the Indigenous community on campus throughout the year, we wanted to take this time to listen to the journey, the proud moments, the challenges and the resilience of the Indigenous faculty, students and staff.

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Five Asian women in Science profiles.

Faculty of Science

Celebrating the Asian communities at the Faculty of Science

May 24, 2024 — 
The Asian communities at the Faculty of Science include brilliant people from students in labs to instructors passionately teaching in classes, professors conducting ground-breaking research, and support staff who make our departments and the Faculty an extraordinary environment. With May being the Asian Heritage Month, we decided to shine the light on the contributions of the Asian communities at the Faculty and celebrate their presence.

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St. John's College

Introducing St John’s College newest fellows

May 23, 2024 — 
St John’s College is proud to welcome four academics to our fellowship this spring. The new fellows come from across UM, representing both the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts, and include a former Warden and Vice-Chancellor of SJC.

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Solar panels.

Faculty of Science

Solar + Storage: A seminar by Colin Parkin, President of e-Storage

May 22, 2024 — 
Join us for “Solar + Storage: merging the benefits for increased global electrification and decarbonization” seminar by Colin Parkin, President, e-Storage on June 6th, 2:30 p.m. at the 270 EITC-E3 Lecture Theatre.

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U of M entomologist Dr. Jeffrey Marcus

Faculty of Science

CBC Manitoba: Exotic butterflies back at The Leaf after federal agency restores permit

May 6, 2024 — 
Exotic butterflies back at The Leaf after federal agency restores permit

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Exterior shot of the Machray Hall building.

Faculty of Science

Machray Hall redevelopment

May 6, 2024 — 
We are pleased to unveil an exciting development set to commence in the summer of 2024 - the transformation of Machray Hall. This ambitious endeavour will see the emergence of a state-of-the-art facility designed to meet the evolving needs of our academic community.

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Research and International

UM receives $57 million for vaccine and biomedical research and infrastructure

May 6, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) in partnership with the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary, has received $57 million in critical funding to conduct world-leading vaccine and biomanufacturing research and build two new innovative facilities, an investment that positions the institution to play a significant role in addressing future pandemic threats in Canada and around the world.

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A kid in the middle of a bubble made with soap and hula loop by a university student wearing a red Science Rendezvous volunteer shirt.

Faculty of Science

Science Rendezvous 2024 cancelled

May 2, 2024 — 
Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. right here on Fort Garry Campus. We will be there, the Faculty of Science, our campus and organization partners, and 700 volunteers! And we will bring you the biggest, most fun and most remarkable science outreach event of the year!

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Katherine Bazin, McCall MacBain Scholar


University of Manitoba student named a McCall MacBain Scholar

April 30, 2024 — 
University of Manitoba chemistry student Katherine Bazin is one of 20 Canadians who will join the fourth cohort of McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill University.

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Two hands cupping a small fern over a soil patch


Announcing the first ever Green Investment Fund recipients

April 22, 2024 — 
This Earth Day, we’re celebrating the first ever Green Investment Fund recipients, which will help our University of Manitoba community reach our 2050 Climate Action Plan goals . The Green Investment Fund was created to spur community involvement in helping us reach these goals and to encourage meaningful collaboration between faculty, staff and students in the name of sustainability.

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