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The Engineering class of 1959 celebrated its 60th reunion in September.

Alumni

A legacy 60 years in the making

November 15, 2019 — 
When Don Whitmore and Ken Bailey graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in 1959, they could scarcely imagine how much the campus would change in six decades – or that their philanthropy would play a role

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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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The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967

Libraries

The Falcon Lake UFO Files

October 31, 2019 — 
On May 20, 1967, something happened in the wilderness around Falcon Lake, Manitoba, that has never been adequately explained

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(L-R) Student Hilary Ransom, Asper Foundation’s Moe Levy, Leonard Asper, Gail Asper and UM President David Barnard.

The Asper Foundation creates unprecedented new entrance bursary

October 18, 2019 — 
The Asper Foundation has announced a $5-million gift to the University of Manitoba designed to remove barriers for students demonstrating financial need

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Homecoming celebrates alumni achievements and generosity

September 27, 2019 — 
Returning grads connect with UM, classmates, faculty, staff and students

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2019 Schulich Leaders

U of M welcomes two Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients this fall

August 6, 2019 — 
Mia Battad, a student at Balmoral Hall School and Nikolaus Reichert of Garden City Collegiate have each been awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship

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Debra Jonasson-Young, director of the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, and Keegan Slijker, founder and head coach of FItness Up North

Alumni

Finding their spark

June 28, 2019 — 
Students & alumni thrive under Stu Clark’s legacy and continued leadership

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Stu Clark [BComm(Hons)/76, LLD/11].

University welcomes $10 million gift, new graduate school

June 14, 2019 — 
Transformational gift to Front and Centre campaign will enhance the I.H. Asper School of Business’ role

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The June 11, 2019 announcement of support from the province.

New support for future leaders

June 11, 2019 — 
Province invests $2.5M in James W. Burns Leadership Institute

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James Burns [BComm/51, LLD/87 (Hon.)]

Name unveiled for leadership institute

June 4, 2019 — 
The legacy of the late James Burns, one of Canada’s most prominent business leaders, has been bolstered

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