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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Teassa MacMartin

October 19, 2022 — 
UM researcher named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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Fourth-year Asper student, Tanvi Sikand

Students

Celebrating the Co-op student of the year

April 4, 2022 — 
The UM Co-op Champion Award recognizes the achievements that our talented students make while out on their work terms. This year’s recipient is fourth-year Asper student, Tanvi Sikand, who was truly driven to make the most out of her co-op journey.

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Faculty of Science

UM Science Co-op graduate Madison Chapel on frontline national watch for COVID-19 variants

May 6, 2021 — 
In October 2020, Madison Chapel graduated with a BSc. Honours degree in Microbiology, now she’s at the frontlines of Canada’s national genomic surveillance program for the virus that causes COVID-19

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Faculty of Science

Science Co-op earns national accreditation

February 5, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce the Science Coop Program has received accreditation by the Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada (CEWIL). CEWIL accreditation recognizes the highest quality of post-secondary co-operative programs.

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Students

Science Co-op Student Named University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year!

June 24, 2020 — 
On behalf of the Faculty of Science, Science Co-op is pleased to announce that Jennifer Simone (Biochemistry) was recently named the University of Manitoba Co-op Student of the Year for 2019.

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a mosaic of a brain

Faculty of Science

Science Co-op grows again – welcome Psychology Co-op!

May 26, 2020 — 
For the past two-plus years, Science Co-op has expanded the breadth of Science undergraduate degree programs which offer co-op, the geographical scope of co-op employers, the number of co-op placements and the number of participating students. Science Co-op is growing again with the addition of Psychology Co-op!

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Faculty of Science

UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple

May 26, 2020 — 
Josephson landed a much sought after internship at Apple as part of their Software Accessibility Team. Referring to his Silicon Valley stint as a “life-changing experience”, Josephson says that he is grateful to have played a part in Apple’s focus on accessibility, since it has impacted almost all aspects of his life (Josephson is visually impaired).

Jennifer Simone, Science Co-op (Biochemistry) student

Faculty of Science

Jennifer Simone talks about the Science Co-op Program

October 4, 2019 — 
Jennifer Simone is a fifth year biochemistry student who is also pursuing a minor in Native Studies. Jennifer had work terms with PTI Transformers in Winnipeg, and the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. This year Jennifer has taken on the role of Student Ambassador to share her experiences with other students.

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Faculty of Science

“We get experience; they get new ideas”: Science Co-op partners with Wawanesa Insurance to spectacular effect

October 10, 2018 — 
Its a win-win for students and employers participating in the University of Manitoba Science Co-op Program.

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