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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

Indigenous

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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The beach at Normandy on D-Day

In Remembrance: University of Manitoba alumni at Normandy

November 6, 2019 — 
We join in the commemoration of the noble and selfless actions of 150,000 Allied troops who landed at Normandy seventy five years ago, turning the tide of the Second World War

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Wolfgang Klassen presents his research at 3MT.

That time when … a Nobel Prize winner gave me a scholarship

November 5, 2019 — 
Student learns his scholarship was funded by a Nobel Laureate

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Winners in the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition with (far right) Dr. Digvir Jayas (VP Research and International) and (far left) Dr. Jay Doering (Associate VP Partnerships)

Poster competition celebrates student research

October 29, 2019 — 
Nearly 100 judges queried the more than 140 budding researchers about their projects

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Lindsay Bristow, Access Program student

Extended Education

Student applies herself, pursues medicine

October 22, 2019 — 
“I think if I just started university without the program, I wouldn’t have known where to study or to get advice and the whole experience would have been more difficult.” - Lindsay Bristow

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Brandon Wozniak, Access Program student

Extended Education

From chemistry to medicine and helping others succeed

October 18, 2019 — 
“I find I share a lot of the same values as different students attending Access. So with that, I’m able to create cultural relationships, make friends, and it gives me a sense of purpose on campus.” - Brandon Wozniak

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Libraries

‘The Very Model of a Modern Research Scientist’

October 11, 2019 — 
Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904 to teach “modern science,” featured in new Archives exhibit.

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Reginald Buller Exhibit October 17, 2019

Libraries

Exhibition recreates office and lab of prolific, unique founding professor

October 11, 2019 — 
A new exhibition by Archives & Special Collections, UM Libraries, will honour the legacy of Arthur Henry Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904.

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