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Transform Faculty of Science furniture into new opportunities

June 18, 2024 — 
As you might already know, Machray Hall is undergoing a huge redevelopment. This has recently resulted in surplus furniture at the Faculty of Science which is now available to all other UM faculties and units. Let's help to avoid them ending up in the landfill.


UM Faces and Spaces: Dr. Peter Pelka

June 12, 2024 — 
In this month's UM Faces and Spaces, Dr. Peter Pelka tells us how funding for two new research labs at UM could change how vaccines are developed and manufactured, positioning our university as a global leader in this field.

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

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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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Group photo of faculty at the 2024 Faculty Recognition Reception

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Recognizing faculty excellence

June 6, 2024 — 
On May 21, over 30 faculty were recognized for exceptional teaching, research and service at a reception held at Marshall McLuhan in UMSU University Centre.

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Head shots of UM's 2024 Honorary Doctorates.

Five people to be given highest honour at Spring Convocation 2024

June 6, 2024 — 
This Spring Convocation the University of Manitoba celebrates the achievements of over 4300 graduands and recognizes the distinguished achievements of five honorary degree recipients who have made our province and country better.

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St. John's College

2024/25 SJC student ambassadors

June 6, 2024 — 
As we look forward to the 2024/25 academic year, St John's College proudly announces our new student ambassadors. These students come from various faculties, including arts, science, university 1, health sciences, and engineering.

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Research and International

UM-led research paves way for climate adaptive food systems for Indigenous and marginalized groups

June 4, 2024 — 
A diverse team of researchers spanning six continents and more than ten countries has received funding from the Government of Canada to improve access to culturally significant foods for disadvantaged communities around the world.

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Top of their class

May 30, 2024 — 
Meet the Spring 2024 Governor General medal winners

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Five Asian women in Science profiles.

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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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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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