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Order of Canada medals \\ Photo by Sgt. Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall

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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Student with a laptop | Image from Pixabay

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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Bison women's soccer player celebrates with extended arms on the field

Donor Relations

‘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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‘Because We Love Winnipeg, We Will Rally to Recover!’

November 12, 2020 — 
The UM community is coming together behind the United Way’s annual campaign, 'Because We Love Winnipeg, We Will Rally to Recover!'

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Tina Chen and a group of women studying a photo as part of a gallery exhibit.

Faculty of Arts

A commitment to community, collaboration and mentorship

November 10, 2020 — 
Dr. Tina Mai Chen, a Distinguished Professor and Head of the department of History in the Faculty of Arts is a recipient of the 2019-2020 University of Manitoba Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award.

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Friends and family of Dr. Forough Khadem (left to right: Pat Robertson, Dr. Saied Ghavami, Dr. Hope Anderson, Mr. Kourosh Doustshenas, Dr. Digvir Jayas, Dr. Louise Simard, Dr. Jude Uzonna)

Alumni

Honouring alumna Dr. Forough Khadem

October 7, 2020 — 
An endowed scholarship has been established in Dr. Forough Khadem's name to support international female graduate students working in the bio-medical sciences who demonstrate leadership and a desire to have an impact on the world through science

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Three children walking arm in arm

United Way Winnipeg’s ‘Walk This Way’ campaign kicks off Sept. 18

September 16, 2020 — 
On Friday, Sept. 18 the United Way Winnipeg will launch their Walk This Way campaign with a virtual event to unite the community we live in.

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Terry Fox Marathon of Hope

UM’s John Kearsey joins famed Canadians to celebrate Terry Fox in new book

September 1, 2020 — 
UM’s VP (External) joins Margaret Atwood, Bobby Orr, Christine Sinclair and many others in recounting the Marathon of Hope.

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