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The impact of social media disclosures on veteran hiring

June 22, 2022 — 
Asper Assistant Professor Wenxi Pu wants to shine a light on the stigmatizing effects that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has on veterans who are looking to re-enter the workforce.

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Dr. Digvir S. Jayas.

Price Faculty of Engineering

Engineers Canada Award Gold Medal to Dr. Digvir Jayas, O.C., P.Eng.

June 21, 2022 — 
Digvir S. Jayas, O.C., D.Sc., P.Eng., was awarded the Gold Medal Award at the Engineers Canada ceremony in Toronto. The Gold Medal is the highest honour given by Engineers Canada.

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Entmology MSc student Crystal Almdal stands on a forest path.

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Q&A with Entomology grad student Crystal Almdal

June 20, 2022 — 
Her work on integrative pest management strategies may lead to more sustainable agriculture systems.

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(l-r) Dr. Albert Friesen, Susan Bowman, Dr. Tom Bowman, Dr. Juliette Cooper, Dr. Michael Benarroch, and Dr. Digvir Jayas

Research and International

Commemorating the lifesaving legacy of Dr. John M. Bowman

June 20, 2022 — 
Dr. John Maxwell Bowman provided a cure to Rh disease and was immortalized last week with a new bust unveiled at Innovation Plaza

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UM researchers to study safe consumption sites, supply chains, fathers and much more

June 16, 2022 — 
Government of Canada makes investment to advance social sciences and humanities research

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Holberg Inlet, along the north shore of Vancouver Island, is a rich site for Cretaceous flora.

Faculty of Science

New prehistoric plant discovery highlights the unexpected diversity of non-flowering plants

June 13, 2022 — 
The renowned Apple Bay fossil locality of northern Vancouver Island is helping us reimagine seed plant diversity in the Early Cretaceous, the last of three geologic periods comprising the Mesozoic Era

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Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Crop research capacity enhanced with equipment funding

June 8, 2022 — 
Western Grains Research Foundation will provide $2.8 million to help purchase field and analytical equipment

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Faculty of Science

Meet Cole Coughlin and Garrett Kozyniak Faculty of Science Graduates – Class of 2022!

June 8, 2022 — 
Cole Coughlin and Garrett Kozyniak, Class of 2022, UM Faculty of Science Graduates, have proven a degree in Physics can be very rewarding. Cole Coughlin is off to pursue a master's program at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and Garrett Kozyniak will expand on his honors thesis work to develop a non-invasive blood glucose monitoring device for diabetics in pursuit of a master's program at UM with Dr. Can Ming Hu.

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Free Press: Inflation spurs need for food-costing data

June 8, 2022 — 
Op-ed written by professor Joyce Slater

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Four cyclists and a pedestrian use a multi-use trail.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM study finds living near trails reduces risk for heart disease

June 7, 2022 — 
A University of Manitoba-led study found that living close to a trail used for walking, running and cycling leads to an eight per cent reduction in the risk factors for heart disease

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