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Brian and Tracy Bowman.

Donor Relations

UM alums Brian and Tracy Bowman pay it forward with planned gift

November 15, 2023 — 
"It's never too early to start thinking about how you can impact an organization that's meaningful to you."

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Asper student Melisa Miljkovic standing in front of the Eiffel Tower.

Donor Relations

Hartley T. Richardson International Travel Bursary allows Asper business student to achieve her dreams

November 15, 2023 — 
Through the International Exchange Program, Asper student Melisa Miljkovic received a transformative educational experience

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Wheat field.

Donor Relations

RBC’s commitment to a sustainable future inspires transformational gift

November 15, 2023 — 
RBC's transformational gift of $1.5 million will activate innovative research in low-emission agricultural practices

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Headshot of Walter and Maria Schroeder for their gift announcement to UM.

Donor Relations

Walter and Maria Schroeder’s passion for education creates opportunities for UM students

November 14, 2023 — 
UM alumni Walter and Maria Schroeder are paying it forward in a big way with their scholarships program for new students, having committed $3.3M since its establishment in 2018.

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UM Alum L. Kerry Vickar [LLB/1980] (centre) officially opens the business law clinical space named in his honour surrounded by law students; clinical instructors Nick Slonosky [BComm/1976; LLB/1979] and Yvan Larocque (left of door); Dr. Richard Jochelson, Dean of Law and Stephanie Levene [BA/1999; BComm/2022; MBA/2008], Associate VP (Alumni and Donor Relations) (right of Vickar). Photo by Mike Latschislaw.

Faculty of Law

Investment and return

October 27, 2023 — 
Faculty of Law alum L. Kerry Vickar [LLB/1980] got to witness a return on his investment in-person on September 26 when he visited and officially opened the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic. The gift he had given to the Faculty of Law had transformed a dingy basement storage room into a state-of-the-art experiential learning clinical space for law students to learn hands-on, the practice of business law.

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Desautels Faculty of Music students Josh Bonneteau (drums), Joyce German (saxophone) and Sam Fournier (bass) perform on the future concert hall site.

Desautels Concert Hall giving campaign offers chance for lasting tribute

September 7, 2023 — 
Take your seat in stunning new venue

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A group of students gather around donors and smile at camera.

Donor Relations

Creating a legacy for future generations

March 24, 2023 — 
Through a scholarship program the Pitblados have given hundreds of future lawyers the opportunity to achieve their goals.

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Faberge teacup holder, c. 1889

A gift that likely won’t be under your tree this year

December 6, 2022 — 
‘Tis the season for giving gifts, and the UM Archives and Special Collections has already unwrapped a very special present. It’s a rare bit of tableware, from the House of Fabergé.


Cultural changemakers to receive honorary degrees at UM 55th Fall Convocation

October 12, 2022 — 
Convocation ceremonies at the University of Manitoba celebrate new graduates as well as bestow honorary degrees upon exceptional individuals who have achieved pre-eminence in the advancement of science, culture, scholarship and leadership.

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Two golfers standing on the green getting ready to putt. The sky is bright with broken cloud.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Thank you, engineering community!

July 7, 2022 — 
"Your support of this golf tournament directly supports our students by allowing us to create welcoming and productive spaces, support teaching technology, support student design competition teams" - Dr. Marcia Friesen

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