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Max Sandred embarks on an experience of a lifetime

May 29, 2024 — 
The UM and SJC alum studied Environmental Design during his undergraduate degree, spending countless hours at St John's studying for exams and eating food with friends in the Daily Bread Cafe. He also received several SJC scholarships and bursaries to support his education.

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Focusing on the people behind the scenes

May 27, 2024 — 
The Daily Bread Cafe welcomes hundreds of people every week, whether behind the counter serving food, at the register, or at your event at St John's College.

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Introducing St John’s College newest fellows

May 23, 2024 — 
St John’s College is proud to welcome four academics to our fellowship this spring. The new fellows come from across UM, representing both the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Arts, and include a former Warden and Vice-Chancellor of SJC.

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Community of big hearts hosts stories of strength

May 15, 2024 — 
On a night of celebrating Indigenous success, St John's College proudly hosts the Community of Big Hearts, Stories of Strength and Resilience on May 30 at 5:30 pm. The Stories of Strength Project stands as a collaborative endeavor, championed by CanU, the University of Can, an organization devoted to fostering hope, confidence, and leadership among the youth of Winnipeg.

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Kevin Leung reflects on engineering career during Asian Heritage Month

May 14, 2024 — 
The civil engineer worked as part of a diverse workforce at Manitoba Hydro, which took him to different locations all over Manitoba throughout his career. Prior to working at Hydro, Kevin moved to Canada from Hong Kong, where he stayed at St John’s Residence on campus, or as he refers to it, one big family.

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Orde Morton publishes second world war story

May 1, 2024 — 
Growing up after world war two, Orde thought it was time to take his experience from his thoughts to paper in his recent book, "Winnipeg Made Me: Growing Up After World War II", which is out now from Heartland Associates.

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Bio-chemistry student reaches new heights

April 29, 2024 — 
Michael Zarychta is a third-year biochemistry student with an unwavering passion for science. He found his drive for chemistry during high school and has since been dedicated to solving complex problems, exploring the intricacies of science, and bringing innovative ideas to life.

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Sean Carleton helps put truth before reconciliation

April 11, 2024 — 
Dr. Sean Carleton, a visiting St John’s College fellow, settler historian, and assistant professor in history and Indigenous studies, uses his teaching, research, and service to help put truth before reconciliation.

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Decades of work recently released in long-awaited Norquay book

April 11, 2024 — 
Over a decade ago, Dr. Friesen set out to write a biography on the former premier. What started as a small part of his thesis work as a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto later became a project Gerald pursued after finishing his forty-year teaching career at the University of Manitoba.

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World travelling alum pursues pharmacy in Belgium

April 9, 2024 — 
The SJC and UM alum is currently pursuing her pharmacological work in Belgium, where she has expressed her appreciation for the diversity in Europe she learned from her college experience.

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