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Chris and Casey smiling at the camera at the soil reader field.

Faculty of Science

General Science Internship Program (GSIP)

July 6, 2024 — 
Work-integrated learning (WIL) has become fundamental to the Canadian educational experience, equipping students with practical skills and experience necessary for success in the workforce. The Faculty of Science is excited to offer a brand-new work integrated program to students in the B.Sc. General degree program.

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Melanie Lalonde, Rebecca Asham, Carrie Selin.

Faculty of Science

Stories that instil resilience

June 28, 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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St. John's College

Scholarships changing the lives of students

June 12, 2024 — 
St John's college scholarships and bursaries provide University of Manitoba students with academic excellence as they look to continue their studies and move their respective careers forward in various ways. This year, the college was proud to present $200,000 worth of scholarships to students from faculties including, Science, Arts, Engineering, Asper School of Business, Nursing, Health Sciences, Indigenous students, and University 1 students, to name a few.   

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Silvia Cardona on the left holding her award and Sabine Kuss on the right.

Faculty of Science

Two of the Faculty of Science’s professors receive recognition for their teaching excellence

June 11, 2024 — 
STRR holds a special meaning since the nomination is made by an outstanding graduate student. They chose two educators who have significantly influenced their learning journey—one from Kindergarten to Grade 12 years and another from their time at the University of Manitoba.

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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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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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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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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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St. John's College

Bio-chemistry student reaches new heights

April 29, 2024 — 
Michael Zarychta is a third-year biochemistry student with an unwavering passion for science. He found his drive for chemistry during high school and has since been dedicated to solving complex problems, exploring the intricacies of science, and bringing innovative ideas to life.

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