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Gerry and Barbara Price

Faculty of Engineering named in honour of monumental donation by Dr. Gerry Price and family

March 11, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba bears a new name, thanks to a transformative $20 million investment from visionary philanthropists Gerry and Barb Price

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Dennis Hyrcaiko

Alumni

A message from alumnus Dennis Hrycaiko

February 13, 2020 — 
We need only 131 more alumni to take their place to make history, and help generations to come

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Dr. Meghan Azad

Improving global health through breast milk

February 4, 2020 — 
A $6.5 million grant has been awarded to a University of Manitoba researcher by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a new global health initiative dedicated to breast milk: the International Milk Composition (IMiC) Consortium.

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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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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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