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Inspiring individuals from UM named to Order of Manitoba

May 12, 2021 — 
Their contributions encompass a broad range of endeavours and accomplishments

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23 students as part of the 2021 Presidents Students Leadership Program

Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program Announces 2021 Cohort of Students

May 7, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the third cohort of the unique in Canada President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) at the University of Manitoba.

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Faculty of Science

UM Science Co-op graduate Madison Chapel on frontline national watch for COVID-19 variants

May 6, 2021 — 
In October 2020, Madison Chapel graduated with a BSc. Honours degree in Microbiology, now she’s at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for the virus that causes COVID-19

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Faculty of Science

Meet Ariel Gordon, Writer-in Residence in the Buller Greenhouse

May 6, 2021 — 
When Ariel Gordon says she’s the new Writer-in-Residence (WIR) in the Buller Greenhouse, she’s not kidding. In fact, Gordon is the first-ever WIR in the greenhouse, based on her proposal to its staff and the Department of Biological Sciences after receiving a Self-Directed Residency grant from the Manitoba Arts Council.

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Faculty of Science

Bioinformatics Lab – Q&A with Olivier Tremblay-Savard

May 3, 2021 — 
A professor in the department of computer science, Bioinformatics Lab at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Tremblay-Savard’s research interests include comparative genomics, and human computing games in genomics. His interest in science goes way back and he credits the terrific science teachers he had in high school/ CEGEP and scientific tv shows for inspiring him.  Dr. Tremblay-Savard received a BSc and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Montreal. He completed a postdoc, in Human Computing and Bioinformatics from McGill University.

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Indigenous

Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community to celebrate graduates virtually on May 8

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Joan Durrant

Best of the best recognized with Rh Awards

April 27, 2021 — 
2020 Rh Awards recognize excellence in research, scholarly activities and creative endeavours

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3MT winner cites passion for research as driving force in competition

April 22, 2021 — 
Nolan De Leon, a graduate student who is an aspiring physician won first place and the Archie McNicol Prize at the University of Manitoba Three Minute Thesis finals on April 21, 2021

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Faculty of Science

WFP: Right place at the right time

April 18, 2021 — 
UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry.

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A hand holds the credit-card sized MATLOC device.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers develop handheld test for chronic kidney disease

April 16, 2021 — 
Researchers at the University of Manitoba have developed a credit card-sized device to test for chronic kidney disease so compact and inexpensive that patients will be able to take the test at home. Test results would be available in just five minutes from a handheld device, called the Microfluidic Albumin Testing Lab on Chip (MATLOC).

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