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

UM Today editors pick their top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
It’s been another amazing year at UM Today where we published more than 1,400 stories ranging from groundbreaking research to outstanding alumni achievements to incredible student success stories

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Laboratory setting

The Winnipeg Foundation commits $1 million to support innovation seed funding for UM health sciences researchers

December 10, 2019 — 
Funding will establish The Winnipeg Foundation Innovation Grants in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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Artist's rendering of Desautels Concert Hall

Celebrating $2.5 million gift for construction of new concert hall

December 5, 2019 — 
The Desautels Concert Hall will be the strategic capstone of the Taché Arts Project

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GERRY PRICE (FIFTH FROM LEFT) WITH 8 OF 10 INAUGURAL WINNERS OF THE PRICE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN IN ENGINEERING AT THE PRICE SCHOLARS RECEPTION ON NOV. 26.

New graduate scholarships support women in engineering

December 5, 2019 — 
The Price Graduate Scholarships for Women in Engineering was established through a $600,000 gift from the Price Family Foundation

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UM research project to improve kidney health in remote communities wins funding from TD Bank

December 3, 2019 — 
This funding will expand the University of Manitoba’s Kidney Check program

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Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady announced as 2020 IDEA recipient

November 27, 2019 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at UM have announced that Dr. Ernest Rady is the recipient of the 2020 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation donates $1-M to support pediatric research at U of M

November 26, 2019 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences announced the new Dr. John M. Bowman Chair in Pediatrics and Child Health research chair to improve care and treatment for childhood disease and disability Nov. 25 at Bannatyne campus.

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Dr. Juliette Cooper, Board Chair, Rh Institute Foundation, with Dr. Kristy Wittmeier, inaugural Dr. John M. Bowman Chair in Pediatrics and Child Health

Improving care and treatment for childhood disease and disability

November 25, 2019 — 
The Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation is supporting the Dr. John M. Bowman Chair in Pediatrics and Child Health through a gift of $1 million

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Prominent UM alumni announce $1M gift

November 22, 2019 — 
Dr. Arni Thorsteinson and Dr. Susan Glass have made a transformative donation to the Front and Centre campaign

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