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Office of Sustainability

Invent for the Planet coming to UM

January 13, 2020 — 
Invent for the Planet, a sustainability focused 48-Hour international idea and design competition, is open to all students (undergraduate and graduate) from all faculties and post-secondary institutions across Manitoba.

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Faculty of Science

Faculty of Science celebrates 50 years

January 10, 2020 — 
The anniversary festivities start on Thursday, Jan. 16

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Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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Asper School of Business

Science and business collaboration helps Masters student launch skincare product

December 20, 2019 — 
Master of Science graduate and current Asper MBA student, Olga Francisco, will be kicking off the decade in a big way. Thanks to a research and development (R&D) collaboration with the Faculty of Science and the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, Francisco will soon see her company’s first product, Illumina serum, on the shelves of the Southdale Red River Co-op store.

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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Purple Martin perched on a stick

A (sorta) good news story about a songbird and climate change

December 12, 2019 — 
A recent discovery suggests Purple Martins, unlike other long-distance migratory songbirds, show promise of being able to adapt to climate change

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Office of Sustainability

UM Sustainability Awards

December 8, 2019 — 
The UM Sustainability Awards recognize and celebrate the collaborative efforts of students, staff and faculty to advance our campus commitment to excellence and leadership in sustainability.

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Announcing new leadership appointments

December 4, 2019 — 
UM is pleased to announce acting and extended appointments

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Faculty of Science

NRAO: Image release: Giant magnetic ropes in a galaxy’s halo

December 3, 2019 — 
An astronomy composite image produced by professor Jayanne English, physics and astronomy, using radio data reveals an image of the “Whale Galaxy” (NGC 4631), made with the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), reveals hair-like filaments of the galaxy’s magnetic field protruding above and below the galaxy’s disk.

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Group shot of Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards recipients

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UM students receive Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

November 27, 2019 — 
On Nov. 21, Indigenous youth from across the province were honoured with Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards.

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