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UM researcher Thilini Dissanayake holds up a canola-based product that could replace plastic.

The end of plastic pollution starts in a field

July 28, 2023 — 
How do we drop our reliance on plastic packaging? The answer just might be found in a field of canola or in a UM lab. 

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MP – Three Minute Postdoctoral Speaking Competition Announced

July 12, 2023 — 
The first 3MP competition for postdoctoral fellows at UM happening September 2023.

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Extended Education

Consider the future of AI and how to work with it

July 10, 2023 — 
This fall, learn about AI and lifelong learning at a series of free webinars offered by UM Extended Education, and understand the possibilities with a micro-certificate to be offered early next year.

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Thilini Dissanayake

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

From plastic to protein-based packaging

June 19, 2023 — 
While grocery stores may have in recent years reduced the use of plastic bags, shoppers still often come home with multiple items encased in plastic packaging. It has become such a part of our daily lives that is may seem difficult to imagine how we can escape it.

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UM’s Governor General medal winners are determined to shape a better world

June 5, 2023 — 
Meet some of the exceptional members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2023! These individuals have been awarded Governor General’s Academic Medals for outstanding achievement at their level of study.

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UM degrees set 2023 grads on the path to success

June 5, 2023 — 
Meet some outstanding graduates of UM’s class of 2023! These individuals will be graduating during Spring Convocation, June 6-9. Learn more about their journey and how they are making an impact.

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Faculty of Arts

Military experience leads to graduate degree in political studies

June 5, 2023 — 
In 2017, Christopher Hunt was living in Brandon, serving several short-term contracts in the Army Reserve and conducting contracted research for Royal Military College when he found himself deployed to Ukraine. This spring, he is graduating with a Master of Arts in Political Studies – a program that has afforded Chris many outstanding opportunities and has allowed him to meet some amazing students, academics and professionals in the field.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

National MT180© Competition Winners Announced, UM Challenger takes home 3rd prize

May 17, 2023 — 
Congratulations to Aurelien Caron, 3rd place nationally in the MT180© competition!

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Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Leadership announcement May 2023

May 16, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelley Main, a respected professor, researcher, and administrator, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, effective July 1, 2023.


Faculty of Graduate Studies

Vote for Keshav at the 3MT Western Regionals

May 15, 2023 — 
Show your UM pride and cast a ballot for the People's Choice award.

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