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Faculty, Staff, and Retirees Campaign provides needed support for our students

March 1, 2021 — 
Contributions to COVID-19 UM Student Technology Fund crucial to students’ success

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Alumnus creates scholarship for Black law students

February 2, 2021 — 
The David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is the first scholarship of its kind at UM

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‘Too important to leave to half the population’

January 5, 2021 — 
Though enrolment has steadily increased over the decades, female students remain a minority in computer science – something a group of alumni want to fix

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Dr. Martin Brotman

Dr. Martin Brotman tribute

December 23, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has lost a distinguished alumnus and lifetime friend of our university community, Dr. Martin Brotman, [BSc(Med)/62, MD/62, DSc/09].

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‘When you have a chance to share, you do’

December 16, 2020 — 
Alumni Donald and Elaine Triggs announce a $1M gift for a new bursary program for high potential students with financial need, from any faculty or field of study.

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Six members of UM community honoured by Governor General

November 27, 2020 — 
Seven Manitobans have been appointed to the Order of Canada, including six members of the UM community.

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Technology now a vital tool for pandemic learning

November 16, 2020 — 
Many students facing this challenge were able to receive help through the COVID-19 UM Student Technology Fund

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Mrs. Marjorie Douglas celebrates her 110th birthday

The passing of alumna Marjorie Douglas

November 13, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba was saddened to hear of the passing of Marjorie Barbara Douglas (BA/31), who was one of its most senior graduates

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Paul Soubry

UM community philanthropists honoured

November 13, 2020 — 
The Manitoba chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will recognize three leaders of the Front and Centre Campaign – Paul Soubry, Michael Nesbitt and John Kearsey – for their philanthropic activities

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‘Let’s start change’

November 12, 2020 — 
Keep star athletes in Canada. That’s the motivation behind Tom Stewart’s ongoing contributions to the Eznet Women’s Soccer Scholarship, a patriotic mission he hopes other small business and philanthropists will join

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