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

Faculty of Science

General Science Internship Program (GSIP)

May 16, 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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Four people to be given highest honour at Spring Convocation 2024

May 15, 2024 — 
This Spring Convocation the University of Manitoba celebrates the achievements of over 4300 graduands and recognizes the distinguished achievements of four honorary degree recipients who have made our province and country better.

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Manitoba Legislature


UM alumni among 2024 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 14, 2024 — 
On Manitoba Day, May 12, the Province of Manitoba announced that 12 highly-accomplished Manitobans will be invested in the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour.

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St. John's College

Academic success isn’t always a linear line

May 8, 2024 — 
Since her bachelor's degree in science, Grace Okunnu has come a long way. As she completes her first year at the Max Rady College of Medicine at the Bannatyne campus, she reflects on the journey that has gotten her to where she is today. 

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Rick Zillman (right) founded the Miaw Jin Scholarship, to be given out for the first time this year, in memory of his wife of 48 years, Paulina (left).

A journey of education, love, and legacy

May 7, 2024 — 
To carry on his wife’s legacy of helping students, UM alum and retiree decided to make a planned gift to UM to fund a scholarship in her name.

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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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Asper School of Business

2024 installment of Stu Clark New Venture Championships introduces social entrepreneurship award

May 6, 2024 — 
This April, 32 teams of aspiring entrepreneurs from post-secondary institutions across North America convened in Winnipeg for the 2024 Stu Clark New Venture Championships.

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