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Kaitlyn Duthie-Kannikkatt

Bowl of soup leads student to win academic award

June 9, 2020 — 
Grad student now works in southern Bolivia studying how small-scale farmers are restoring the use of traditional seeds

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Faculty of Science

Science Co-op grows again – welcome Psychology Co-op!

May 26, 2020 — 
For the past two-plus years, Science Co-op has expanded the breadth of Science undergraduate degree programs which offer co-op, the geographical scope of co-op employers, the number of co-op placements and the number of participating students. Science Co-op is growing again with the addition of Psychology Co-op!

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A collection of the finished face shields

Help where it’s needed

May 25, 2020 — 
A seemingly unlikely collaboration between the faculties of science and architecture produces face shields for Winnipeg pediatricians

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Calling all wildlife researchers

May 22, 2020 — 
UM organizing wildlife researchers to study impact of travel, social restrictions on wildlife populations

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UM partners with artificial intelligence leader Atomwise to pursue COVID-19 therapies

May 22, 2020 — 
Hope to develop a small molecule inhibitor of the cytokine storm that will be easy to synthesize and available to all who need it

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Four Students in Zoom

Asper School of Business

Asper MBA Students Excel at International Business Plan Competition

May 19, 2020 — 
An Asper MBA business venture team excelled at the world’s first virtual business plan competition by reaching the final round of the 2020 SCG Bangkok Business Challenge, Asia’s longest-running global student start-up competition.

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CBC: From vaccine research to developing tests, Manitoba scientists playing important part in COVID-19 fight

May 12, 2020 — 
Two research teams from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and another led by a UM alumnus working at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are making an important contribution in the battle against COVID-19

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Faculty of Science

Science Rendezvous cancelled but UM student volunteers keep their heads up – science outreach continues

May 8, 2020 — 
It's full STEAM ahead! Thanks to UM student volunteers 132 schools across Manitoba received science activity packages promoting nature and conservation.

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Faculty of Science

SPOT on – new science public online talk series launches

May 6, 2020 — 
Designed to bring together community, and support online learning, will feature UM faculty and alumni experts including a talk by Dr. James Peebles, winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Gillian McIvor

Indigenous

UM student recognized with Athena Leadership Scholarship

May 6, 2020 — 
Gillian McIvor is a recipient for The Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship

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