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Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community celebrated graduates virtually on May 8

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Asper School of Business

Asper student recognized for community involvement and academic excellence

December 5, 2020 — 
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Julia Davis’ confidence is truly well-earned

November 5, 2020 — 
2020 DFOM graduate Julia Davis chose the path less traveled, and picked up endless awards along the way.

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Four Indigenous retirees leave lasting impact on campus

July 23, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is celebrating four exceptional Indigenous leaders who recently retired after years as teachers, mentors and leaders: Brenda Lafreniere, Carl Stone, Fred Shore and Noreen Wichart.

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UM Board of Governors alumni representative for 2020 is Nora Murdock.

Nora Murdock elected to the Board of Governors

May 26, 2020 — 
UM alumni have chosen Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78] to bring their voice to the University’s Board of Governors.

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Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Wpg Free Press: Indigenous businesses soar

February 11, 2020 — 
UM experts are taking part

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Western Economic Diversification supports UM project, boosting prosperity

August 2, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba led project has received $2.2M to enhance Manitoba’s readiness to compete in the changing global economy

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Graduation Pow Wow.

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Graduation Pow Wow 101

April 24, 2019 — 
Event schedule and frequently asked questions for the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

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Dr. Emma LaRoque receives Indigenous Award of Excellence from Adrienne Carriere.

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Third-annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrate 10 recipients

March 12, 2019 — 
The Office of Indigenous Engagement celebrated recipients at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence reception

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